It is with great excitement that I announce the recent publication of my memoir Embracing the Dragon: One Mother’s Relentless Search for Healing and Hope, published in 2020 by Zerflin.

Cuba is a fascinating country! As a public health doctor on her first trip there, Dr. Lindsay Beane’s goal was to discover which elements of the health care system might account for Cuba’s impressive “vital statistics,” and whether these elements might be transferable to underserved communities in the U.S. She distills her discoveries into four major principles.