The Legends Interviews: Dr. Steven Kalkanis

Henry Ford Hospital President and CEO Dr. John Popovich, Jr. interviews Dr. Steven Kalkanis in the latest edition of “Interviews in Front of the Living Wall: Legends Interviews.” In this segment, Dr. Kalkanis, Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at Henry Ford Health System and Medical Director of the Henry Ford Cancer Institute, discusses advances in neurosurgery, the future of the Henry Ford Cancer Institute and more.

“The Legends Interviews” segments were filmed in the Henry Ford Hospital Atrium. To view past videos, click the “Legends Interviews” tag at the bottom of this post.

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Krauthammer left literary mark on the world

In December 2017, while describing the books that I have been reading, I wrote this about Charles Krauthammer:

“I also love the style of fellow physician and far superior writer, Charles Krauthammer, whose decades-long columns, largely for the Washington Post, are compiled in the book “Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics” (2013).

Man, I wish I could write like him.”

Charles Krauthammer

My statement about Charles Krauthammer was a significant underestimate of the incredible esteem that I held for this man. I read him religiously, his column in the Washington Post was a must for me to read. Not for the politics and not entirely for the intellectual challenge that he provided. It was his civility, respect, and his ultimate love of life. Re-reading his columns this morning, I could not help to climb aboard his literary roller coaster: laughter, tears, reflection. The kind of columns you read to others. The kind of words you wish you could write yourself.

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