Jordan Grumet was born in Evanston, Illinois in 1973. His interest in becoming a doctor formed when his father, an oncologist, died in the early eighties. He graduated from the University of Michigan and moved to Chicago and received his medical degree from Northwestern University. After relocating to St. Louis for residency, he returned to Evanston and now practices Internal Medicine in Northbrook, Illinois. He is the acting medical director of two nursing facilities and is an associate medical director of hospice and palliative care. Jordan is married and has two children. Jordan’s chapbook of poetry, Primary Care, was released by The Lives You Touch publications in winter 2012. His short stories have appeared in Pulse: Voices from the Heart of Medicine and Medical Economics. He is also a frequent contributor to the popular physician web site KevinMD. Jordan updates his blog regularly (www.jordan-inmyhumbleopinion.blogspot.com) and can be followed on twitter (@jordangrumet).