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How do you hope to bloom this spring?

A monarch butterfly, "Danaus plexippus," and a bee on purple coneflower, "Echinacea purpurea."


“As I head into an undefined career transition, I hope to bloom where I’m planted, wherever that may be, with courage and curiosity.”—Dr. Shannon Scott-Vernaglia, Mass General

Passion in the Medical Profession | April 9, 2021 | <1 min read


Dr. Margaret Chisolm, Johns Hopkins Medicine

Saying “no” more often!

Dr. Aline Charabaty, Johns Hopkins Medicine

Running, working out, and dinner and wine on the patio!

What do you think?

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Dr. Shannon Scott-Vernaglia, Mass General

As I head into a career transition that isn’t fully defined, I feel a little like my bulbs that the squirrels dig up and leave in unexpected places. I hope to bloom where I’m planted wherever that may end up, with courage and curiosity.

Dr. Sarah Clever

Getting back on the exercise wagon!

Dr. Eric Last

Re-thinking. Re-purposing. Re-prioritizing. Re-committing.

Dr. Kevin Frick, Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business

For me blooming this spring is about using fresh air, sunshine, warmth, and going on runs with my mentees, to inspire new ideas about mentoring for me and for those I mentor.

Dr. Frank Cacace

To improve some of the stark things crystallized by the pandemic.

Margot Kelly-Hedrick, med student, Duke University

Planted a veggie garden this year—hoping that blooms!