To The East

To the East Can you imagine a beautiful and melancholic grey winter landscape, surrounded by snowy trees, and a cold so, so intense that you can feel it soaking your spine? That was our welcome to the impressive Russia… My name is Daniel Rodezno, 5th year resident of Urology at Son Espases University Hospital in…

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Not better, not worse, just different

What a lucky man I am !!!! It gives me great pleasure to introduce my third Guest Contributor in the space of around ten days, and each one has been an extremely interesting, inspiring and beautiful piece from the “future of medicine”, three young doctors ( or near-to-be doctors!!), from very different parts of the…

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International Case Presentation

A report about the 2nd International Video Conferenced Case Presentation between Sechenov Medical University and Son Espases Hospital on 2nd October 2015. Below is the translation: “We only spoke about the patients in English” On October 2nd Sechenov Uronephrology Institute held the second international clinical conference dedicated to enhancing the skills of professional communication in…

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Cold weather – warm welcome: A few comments on trip to Moscow

This is my second visit to Moscow; my last visit was in the time of the USSR, it was nearly forty years ago and I came ( I am writing from my hotel room in Moscow) with my mother en route to meeting up with my father in Tehran. I was small but I still…

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Some thoughts on what I do, and why….

  You might ask why I have started with a photograph of Anton Chekhov; well apart from being a great playwright, author of among other plays The Cherry Orchard, Three Sisters and The Seagull, and a very fine short story writer, whose works I studied and loved in my last year at University, along with…

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