I'm a journalist, patient advocate, and physician who lives in New York City. Currently, I am a member of the New York State American College of Physicians Ethics Committee, a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine, a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and a Distinguished Member Emeritus of the American Society of Hematology. I am a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine. Disclaimer: I do not provide medical advice here or elsewhere. My views do not necessarily represent those of any institutions or organizations with which I am affiliated.