Words matter. These are the best Risa Lavizzo-Mourey Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
Increasingly we know that we’re going to have multiple medical conditions, and the person who’s got the greatest incentive to manage those conditions is the patient him or herself.
I’ve been described as impatient.
I always knew I wanted to be a doctor, but I also knew that being a doctor meant more than treating just the patient in front of you.
Traditional nursing facilities are sterile institutions rather than homes – which is why many Americans do not want to live in one or want this as their only option for themselves or their family members.
The people that you work with, the organizations that are committed to the same objectives. If they know that you’re in it together, and you’re working towards the same objectives, and you agree on how to do more with less, you can actually have a greater impact.
My mother was a pediatrician, and she kept busy hours. I learned from her you could pack a lot into the day. Every minute had to count, and multitasking was a given.
I had an interest in health policy and a realization that, as an academic physician, one of the things you’re always looking to do is to have your clinical interests and your scholarly interests overlap and reinforce one another.
Once I started working with older people, I realized how much I enjoyed the intellectual challenge of taking care of patients who have multiple, complex medical problems.
I tell every young woman who asks me, be very careful about your choice of spouse. If you don’t have a supportive spouse, it will be difficult to take on so many things.
What happened to the tradition of walking to school? The simple answer is change. Change in traffic patterns and street planning that have made school routes less pedestrian-friendly.
Higher costs naturally translate into fewer employers offering insurance coverage, and fewer employees accepting it, even when it is offered.
We all have to learn how to reengineer healthy living back into our lives.
The things that are going to actually help you or me stay healthy are not necessarily the things that happen inside a doctor’s office. They’re the things that allow us to choose healthy lifestyles on a day-by-day basis.
It isn’t unusual to see children climb into a car every morning to be ferried to the front door of a school that’s just a few blocks away.
I start my day by trying to be healthy and exercising and thinking about and reading about the challenges. I live the mission that way.