From “The Hot Zone” to ER doctor

Debbie and her sister, Christine, with their Madison Square Boys and Girls Club mentees in 2002, in New York City.

It was 2002 and I was working as an economic development consultant in New York City. It was a year after 9/11, and the city, specifically Lower Manhattan, was still in shambles. I had the opportunity to consult on projects for the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation (the organization overseeing the redevelopment of Lower Manhattan, i.e.Read more

What is a silent miscarriage?

silent miscarriage photo

Typically, miscarriages are associated with bleeding, abdominal cramping and lower back pain. However, in a missed abortion (also called missed miscarriage or silent miscarriage) there may be little to no bleeding and no indication that the fetus is no longer alive. In this case, the body does not recognize that the fetus has died soRead more

about debbie

dr. debbie yi

Debbie graduated from Brown University concentrating in International Relations and Economics. When she graduated from college, she was an investment banker with a dream of financing health care clinics in developing countries. It wasn’t until her sister suffered a serious subway accident, ultimately losing her leg, that she realized her passion was medicine. She realizedRead more