Author Archives: Brian Elkins, M.D.

About Brian Elkins, M.D.

Family physician, hospice physician, teacher, husband and father of four.

A Letter to Parents Concerned about Vaccines

Below is a letter I have written to parents who are hesitant about giving vaccinations to their children.  I don’t know who it will convince, but I needed a respectful and informative way to follow up with parents who expressed … Continue reading

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The gospel, racism, reconciliation, and America

I had the experience today of participating in Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church’s dedication of their new building, and then on a whim after that service, my wife and I went to the theater to see Dinesh D’Souza’s film “America.” The … Continue reading

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TigerDocs Keynote 2014

I was honored to give the keynote address at the LSU Family Medicine Residency in Alexandria, LA last night. I was program director there from 2005-2013. ~~~ I want to thank the graduating class for asking me to speak at … Continue reading

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