Doctor Winick is a pediatrician who practiced in Hollywood, Florida for thirty years. Currently he is a full professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the University of Miami School of Medicine. He lives with his loving wife of forty years, Dorothy. He is the father to Charles who is married to Maureen. They are expecting triplets. His daughter, Ruth, is married to Frank. They have two children, Bryan age five and Martina, age eight.
Three chapters in the memoir have won literary awards in university competitions. One story was published in Chicken Soup for the Sports Fan’s Soul, 2000, and another was accepted as a finalist in Chicken Soup for the Baseball Fan’s Soul. These latter stories show how he uses his love for sports to interact with his father, and also with a terminally ill eleven year old, and in so doing develops a passion for pediatrics.