Peter J. McDonnell, MD
He is director of The Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, and chief medical editor of Ophthalmology Times.
Better not knowing
Sometimes it is best that we don't know what we don't know.
Paying the piper
The author tackles the issue of high levels of student loan debt.
Evil albino' of the movies is criticized
In the movies "The Da Vinci Code" and "The Matrix Reloaded," evil gunmen who are albinos figure prominently.
'Seeing yellow: Discussing yellowing of the vision
The author discusses beach soccer, Van Gogh, and yellowing of the vision.
Now you see it...
Before starting medical school, the author spent a summer doing chemistry research at his state university.
How being a nice guy plays out in the workplace
The author addresses the benefits of agreeableness in the workplace.
Waiting for surgery
A recent trip provided the author the opportunity to visit two countries on two different continents and learn a little about their health-care systems, and, more specifically, how they care for patients with cataracts.
Making the "Best of the best" list
In medicine, we find a variety of bests listed in the magazine.
Corporate sponsorships at meeting gets mixed reviews
Dr. McDonnell recalls a scenario involving hotel key cards and corporate sponsorship at a recent AAO meeting.
Dissecting the Hippocratic Oath
The Hippocratic Oath is a connection to ancient times and a call for humans to exhibit honorable behavior.


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