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How We Got Started

Together and individually, we use our social media presence, impactful writing, creative endeavors, and multimedia keynote speaking to promote humanity, and a healthy sense of humor, in healthcare.

Meet Dr. Glaucomflecken

My “Dr. Glaucomflecken” alter ego began as a creative outlet to tell painfully specific ophthalmology jokes and to cope with my own health challenges. Since then, it has evolved to incorporate satire of the US healthcare system, academic publishing, and the interpersonal conflicts that are pervasive in the medical system.

Meet Lady Glaucomflecken

Through my stories, I hope to make a difference. I hope to change how healthcare workers see their patients and their families. I hope to remind them of the importance of compassionate care.

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  • Conferences
  • Academic medical centers
  • Commencement ceremonies
  • Private events across all areas of medicine.

Everything from social media to the patient experience to why cataract surgery isn’t as bad as you think it is.

Whatever you want us to talk about, we’ll be sure to make it engaging and leave your audience laughing.

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  • ReSS Champion Award

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    ReSS Champion Award

    “Kristin Flanary (aka “Lady Glaucomflecken” or @LGlaucomflecken) is also receiving the ReSS Champion Award. She is an international social media star who has been a tireless advocate for cardiac arrest survivorship and CPR delivery after providing bystander CPR to save the life […]

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