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Residency and Medical Training

(Lots to update everyone on — an update or two coming soon about a recent trip back to Saipan!) I am facilitating a small group session today — which is a fancy medical way of saying that I am teaching … Continue reading

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Typhoon Nangka

The typhoon is approaching. While usually everyone is glued to their phones for the steady stream of NOAA weather updates or Instagram updates on the emergency response center – this typhoon is approaching with much less aplomb. I show up … Continue reading

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Discovering the Cutoff

(Start here to start from the beginning) What happened? I’m a pediatrician serving in Saipan at the lone hospital in this commonwealth territory in the tropics of the North Pacific. (It’s the same as you imagine the South Pacific is … Continue reading

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Flame Trees in Saipan

It is flame tree season in Saipan. I feel like it’s a bit later this year since the Flame Tree Festival already happened but this week has been aflame literally. Something about trees abloom makes you think about spring, although … Continue reading

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Christmas in Saipan 2014

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. Isaiah … Continue reading

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Explosive Seminar and Approaching Vongfong

Here’s a picture from yesterday morning as the sun was just painting the clouds. I am definitely a morning person but usually try to restrain myself to be ‘technology’ free first thing in the mornings. This has been harder lately … Continue reading

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CNMI on Google Maps

I am SO thoroughly impressed. I saw in the newspaper that Saipan and the populated islands of the CNMI (Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands) has taken one small leap for mankind towards the new age. “How?”, one might ask. … Continue reading

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