I love finding new physician voices. Here are a few that I’ve been peeking at over the past couple months. They’re worth checking out.
Linda Pourmassina. Linda is an internist in Seattle and one of the finest writers in the medical blogosphere. You can find her over at Pulsus where she offers commentary on an eclectic mix of medical goodness ranging from social media to the subtleties of patient interaction. Really good stuff. Check out The Internet and Delusional Thinking. Beyond her blog, Linda’s Twitter output is the perfect balance of valuable links and dialog. Put her in your feed and she’ll bring you good things.
Chris Porter. Chris is a surgeon who has been writing at On Surgery, Etc. since April. This guy has an incredible voice and offers rare insight into the experience of the surgeon. He has a remarkable way of seeing medicine at its most granular level. When he corrals his narrative in just the right way I expect we may see him on the new release table at Barnes & Noble. Check out his experience as a surgeon in Guatemala. And from the narrow column Blogger template to the liberal use of crazy images, his site offers the raw feel of some of the vintage medical bloggers. His bio reflects the mindset of a next-gen physician: I’m Phoenix-based and world oriented. How can you resist that? Read more »
*This blog post was originally published at 33 Charts*