BMC Trauma Chief Drowns in Boating Accident | BU Today

BMC Trauma Chief Drowns in Boating Accident | BU Today
Erwin F. Hirsch, a much-respected and well-loved physician who served as chief of trauma surgery at the Boston Medical Center for 25 years, died yesterday afternoon after his dinghy capsized in the harbor off Rockport, Maine. The 72-year-old surgeon was legendary for his efforts to provide the highest quality care to all patients, regardless of their finances or personal histories, and for his seemingly inexhaustible energy and good will.

I didn’t know him, but it sounds like I would have enjoyed working with him.

Inside the Scandal That Rocked the Formula One Racing World

Inside the Scandal That Rocked the Formula One Racing World is a very well told story of last years’ spy scandal involving McLaren and Ferrari. It makes for good reading whether or not you follow Formula 1.WIRED

And, this is a very good weekend for open wheel motor racing: the first combined Indy 500 in years (following the ‘merger of CART and IRL’ and the Monte Carlo Grand Prix.