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What I Learned When I Forced Myself to Write

Writing every week wasn’t something that came easy to me. This is how I did it.

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I don’t consider myself a writer. As an emergency room doctor, I’m more at ease treating heart attacks than putting words on a page.

Yet I’ve published a new piece nearly every week for the past six months. When I first started…




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Craig Spencer MD MPH

Craig Spencer MD MPH

NYC ER doctor | Ebola Survivor | Director of Global Health in Emergency Medicine at Columbia University | Public Health Professor | Doctors Without Borders BoD

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