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What’s a joy or challenge about the coming spring/fall equinox?


It’s unanimous for those up north: cooler temperatures!

Passion in the Medical Profession | September 15, 2023 | <1 min read


Dr. Aline Charabaty, Johns Hopkins Medicine

Joy: watching nature transform. Challenge: ensuring our personal transformation is full of growth and positivity.

Dr. Daniel Pomeratz, New Rochelle, NY

Joy: cooler weather and a great autumn tree show.

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Dr. Eric Last, Northwell Health, NY

Joy: the colors, flavors, and smells of autumn. Challenge: fighting the inevitable feeling of losing something as the days shorten and the temperatures fall.

Dr. Colleen Christmas, Johns Hopkins Medicine

Joy: autumn runs in cooler temps. Challenge: shorter days means feeling tired earlier.

Dr. Richard Wardrop, Cleveland Clinic

Joy: potential energy converted to kinetic energy! Challenge: my older college and medical school age children being away from mom and dad!

Dr. Richard Schaefer, Johns Hopkins Medicine

Cooler temperatures!

Dr. Jeff Millstein, Penn Medicine

Cooler weather and projects starting to gain momentum!

Dr. Elizabeth Gundersen, University of Colorado

Challenge: Shorter days. Joy: The arrival of winter and resuming my efforts to learn to cross country ski!