Twitter | Search | |
Rachel Pearson
MD/PhD. Pediatrician, historian of medicine, homesick Texan. Essays for Author of No Apparent Distress.
737
Tweets
674
Following
960
Followers
Tweets
Rachel Pearson Oct 31
Today I asked my off-service intern if the doctors in adult hospitals dress up for Halloween. They don’t.
Reply Retweet Like
Rachel Pearson Oct 24
Replying to @RanaAwdish
Truth. These are hard to read. Our knowledge is limited and there are many things we can’t cure, but we sure could stand to use some grace and kindness as we work. I’m learning a lot about from the thread, too.
Reply Retweet Like
Rachel Pearson Oct 24
Super excited to speak about health justice, Renaissance Humanism, and No Apparent Distress at the conference. I get to share the bill with some of my heroes, and
Reply Retweet Like
Rachel Pearson Oct 23
Very grateful for a kind letter that made its way to me today. May these prayers buoy the spirit of the woman called Nayeli in No Apparent Distress and all women facing heartbreaking choices.
Reply Retweet Like
Rachel Pearson Oct 22
Replying to @JonathanMetzl
Reply Retweet Like
Rachel Pearson Oct 22
Replying to @JonathanMetzl
Anyway, brilliant point, Dr. Metzl. :)
Reply Retweet Like
Rachel Pearson Oct 22
Replying to @JonathanMetzl
Oh god. Whatever. Im post-call.
Reply Retweet Like
Rachel Pearson Oct 22
Sunday evening is for contemplating , such as how every somatic cell in my body has been composed from hospital cafeteria eggrolls.
Reply Retweet Like
Rachel Pearson Oct 22
There’s been a huge uptick in refusals of this simple, life-saving intervention.
Reply Retweet Like
Rachel Pearson Oct 22
Replying to @aBigMess
Indeed. I confess I’m a devotee.
Reply Retweet Like
Rachel Pearson Oct 22
My intern was paged at 2 a.m. to see a teen who had urgent concerns about juice, her relationship with her grandmother, and her vagina. My intern sat by the bed for half an hour and when she left the kid said “Thank you for helping me.” are epic and so are .
Reply Retweet Like
Rachel Pearson Oct 16
Replying to @SLuckettG
I’m getting a puppy.
Reply Retweet Like
Rachel Pearson Oct 13
Replying to @DrCorriel @RFentonMD
Reply Retweet Like
Rachel Pearson Oct 9
Replying to @KeriCrewsonMD
Also lack of clean laundry, marriage in shambles, inability to care for aging parents, dissolution of friendships, lice. (Maybe lice is a peds thing. But still.)
Reply Retweet Like
Rachel Pearson Oct 9
I to protect the babies and kids I care for every day.
Reply Retweet Like
Rachel Pearson Sep 23
Replying to @AmerAcadPeds @DHSgov
All pediatricians need to stand against laws that make vulnerable kids' lives smaller, hungrier, more dangerous. Thank you, for being a professional organization that truly puts kids first.
Reply Retweet Like
Rachel Pearson Sep 23
So I work 24 hours straight, then I sleep till afternoon and wake up and log onto the EMR from my living room, because I have to know how that kid is doing, because is a practice of love.
Reply Retweet Like
Rachel Pearson Sep 22
Replying to @WilliamSharwel1
The only time I won’t be on twitter is when I’m diving into my huge pool of solid gold binkies
Reply Retweet Like
Rachel Pearson Sep 21
Replying to @ThomasOKim @jjfrey3MD
Yes. I loved that piece. I’m scared of being lonely once I become an attending—being a resident is like being in a magic secret club of friendly exhausted monsters.
Reply Retweet Like
Rachel Pearson Sep 21
Replying to @mattseaton @NYRDaily
Lol! I’m blowing up the world with my NYRdaily dollar bills! Watch out, kids!
Reply Retweet Like