All posts by Mark Crislip

Mark Crislip, MD has been a practicing Infectious Disease specialist in Portland, Oregon, from 1990 to 2023. He has been voted a US News and World Report best US doctor, best ID doctor in Portland Magazine multiple times, has multiple teaching awards and, most importantly,  the ‘Attending Most Likely To Tell It Like It Is’ by the medical residents at his hospital. His multi-media empire can be found at edgydoc.com.

Skeptics in the Pub. Cholera. Chapter 7a

The story continues apace.

/ January 6, 2024

Skeptics in the Pub. Cholera Chapter 6b

There were at least a dozen tents devoted to the Cholera. There was a small tent occupied by a single woman who sat at a desk with several piles of brochures. Looking closely, I could see the brochures were advertising for the Medical Societies, one stack for each of the five Societies. “Hello,” said the woman at the table. “How are you...

/ December 30, 2023

Skeptics in the Pub. Cholera. Chapter 6a

More of the same, only better.

/ December 23, 2023

Make Acupuncture Great Again

Calling a losing study a win. Making acupuncture great again.

/ December 19, 2023

Skeptics in the Pub. Cholera. Chapter 5b

The serialization goes on.

/ December 16, 2023

Skeptics in the Pub. Cholera. Chapter 5a.

The novel continues.

/ December 9, 2023

Skeptics in the Pub. Cholera. Chapter 4a.

The cerealization continues. Cheerio!

/ November 25, 2023

Adjectives

When a placebo is called 'powerful', what is meant? Nothing.

/ November 21, 2023

Skeptics in the Pub. Cholera. Chapter 3b.

The novel serialization continues. Novel as in work of fiction, not unique or unusual.

/ November 18, 2023