Tag Archives: Riley Hospital for Children

I’m a coward

I had intended to be brutally honest yesterday, but fell short of doing so. I found the ideas articulated in the article “The Brutally Honest Guide to Being Brutally Honest” by Josh Tucker instructive and got a bit sidetracked writing … Continue reading

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Looking Back

Since retiring two years ago, I occasionally spend time remembering various things that happened up to this point in my life. In part, to keep the memories alive. Also, to evaluate what things seemed to have accomplished intended goals, but … Continue reading

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King, Ali, the Kheprw Institute Taught Me

Yesterday I discussed some reflections as Martin Luther King Day approaches.  I can’t help but be saddened as I remember the moral integrity and leadership of Martin Luther King, Jr, Muhammad Ali, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and all … Continue reading

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Volunteer Service Mission Photos

Since completing the Friends Volunteer Service Mission story, I made digital copies of some more photographs from my time there. https://1drv.ms/w/s!Avb9bFhezZpPiOVZNdQvMgW8ZnJ1jA  

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Volunteer Service Mission Story-Part 2

Friends Volunteer Service Mission (VSM) seemed the ideal opportunity to test my ideas, beliefs—myself. The necessary Quaker emphasis was there, and no authority to answer to directly, save God. I could apply my own ideas, try my way. I was … Continue reading

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Journal–Job Hunting

Journal 7/8/1971 Job hunting has been trying for me. You realize how inadequate you are. There have been ups and downs. A letter from and interview at St. Vincent’s hospital the first day had my hopes up. But the job … Continue reading

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Alternative method to measure diffusing capacity of the lung for carbon monoxide in infants

One of the research projects our lab was doing when I retired was evaluating a new method to measure diffusing capacity in infants’ lungs. The article describing our results was just published in Pediatric Pulmonology (below).  The original method is … Continue reading

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Bicycle

I’ve been writing about being led to explore using a bicycle for longer range transportation as one way to try to deal with my recent move to Iowa, where local public transportation does not exist.  https://jeffkisling.com/?s=bicycle My friends in Indianapolis … Continue reading

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End of an Era

Today is my last day at work at Riley Hospital for Children, the day I move out of my apartment, and the day I begin the trip to Iowa.  It was difficult to make the decision to retire, when I enjoy … Continue reading

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American Thoracic Society (ATS)

I’m beginning to upload photos (link below) from here in Washington, DC, where I am attending the annual meetings of the American Thoracic Society. The photo below is of Eduardo Lima Leite Praça, a pediatric pulmonologist from Brazil who has … Continue reading

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