Inspirational Commencement Speech to Podiatry Students Entering the Front Lines of Healthcare by Diabetes Advocate and Olympic Swimmer Gary Hall, JR

Gary Hall Jr. Commencement AddressGary Hall Jr. Commencement Address

Diabetes patient advocate and former Olympic gold medalist swimmer, Gary Hall, Jr. gave graduating podiatry students at Samuel Merritt a couple things to think about on their journey into the challenges of healthcare. Hall highlighted the unique opportunity that healthcare workers have on the frontline of being a touchstone to their patients. He related that […]

Inspirational Olympic Memory: Kerry Strug’s Vault

The third contest winner for inspirational Olympic moment was won by Phil in Arlington for describing Kerri Strug’s vault on an injured ankle. Kerri Strug competed with an injury to her ankle ligaments at the 1992 Barcelona games. In dramatic fashion she was able to complete her final vault by sticking her landing in traumatic […]

Inspirational Olympic Memory: Gary Hall, JR not Taking no for an Answer and Swimming in it his way

Memorial Day and pool season is coming up this weekend and here is one of my top 3 Summer Olympic memories, Share your with a reply and why it inspired you and if selected you will get a prize when a winner is selected later in June. Diagnosed with type one diabetes in 1999 Gary […]

A Meeting of Healthcare Minds in Nashville, TN

I was presenting at a practice management meeting in Nashville, TN last weekend discussing barriers to using medications. The general purpose of the meeting was how doctors can work more efficiently in an increasingly complicated healthcare landscape and better connect with their patients. I was impressed with the cooperative spirit at this meeting. Little things […]