How do I love thee [dear phone interview]? Let me count the ways.–Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Well, Browning may not have said that EXACTLY. In fact, she died 15 years before Alexander Graham Bell got his phone patent in 1876. It is hard to image that Bell, himself, could have predicted what his phone would morph into almost a century and a half later.
Years ago, I began interviewing patients by phone out of necessity. Today, I wouldn’t have it any other way. I work freelance, and when I write a patient story, I am almost never in the same location as the patient I need to interview. [Read more…] about Medical Writers, Embrace the Phone Interview