Aaron Bright M.D.
Emergency Physician, Founder/CEO of Hippo Education
A memory keeps popping up which is pretty shameful but does not have a disaster ending. When I was a 16 or so my best friend and I decided to take an overnight drive to his dad’s house near Yosemite from Los Angeles. The trip was about 5 hours. This is well before my ER […]
This post is for my emergency medicine colleagues and our Essentials of Emergency Medicine community. You are the reason we do what we do at Hippo. Our mission is to empower you, the people of medicine, to learn, grow, and thrive. To that end, we have some updates about COVID-19 and the Essentials of […]
With the help of the Hippo team I started a monthly(ish) newsletter. If you’re a medical practitioner please check it out. I hope to bring some good stuff for you each month. Check it out here. There is a video of a doctor (me) battling a 6 year old girl for test question dominance. That’s […]
Wine and chocolate are great and horrible I’ve had a personal morbid fascination with the medical literature since medical school. I’ve lived long enough to see several things be portrayed in the professional and layperson literature as miraculously beneficial treatments only to be the polar opposite in the next study or after failing to be […]
The good physician knows his patient through and through, and his knowledge is bought dearly. Time, sympathy, and understanding must be lavishly dispensed, but the reward is to be found in that personal bond which forms the greatest satisfaction of the practice of medicine. One of the essential qualities of the clinician is his interest […]
I have had a task on my to-do list for forever, inspired by all kinds of deep people, to write thank you notes to people who had a profound impact on my life. I don’t know why I never get to it. But, the other day I did one. I happened upon the email address […]