Obamacare and open heart surgery from Guanajuato to Seattle

“Endocarditis,” Dr. Gutierrez declares in Spanish. “And you need surgery soon…” His voice grows faint and time seems to slow down. What began as a mild flu-like illness has culminated into this moment of shock in a Mexican hospital room. As a University of Washington medical student, my brain instinctively starts diagramming the disease: an […]
Apr 28, 2014