zach.morairty's blog

Why Psychiatry?

People often ask me 'why psychiatry?' I offer this example that God redeems my work:

"Dear Dr. Morairty,

Glass Half-full

My life has strangely played out in a series of halves: ethnicity (half-Japanese, half European), childhood (overweight, above-average athlete) and (persecuting atheist, Christian school-goer) elementary (class clown, 8th-grade valedictorian), high school (honors scholar, All-league varsity football), college (pre-med, frat boy) and I managed to balance these pretty well... that is until med school. Let me explain: