Mark Rubinstein loves stories. It was a major factor in why he chose to specialize in psychiatry as he was working toward his medical degree.
General medicine was too uniform, he said — high blood pressure, gall bladders, heart ailments. “There are no stories,” he said in an interview with The Bulletin late last month. “I love stories.” As a psychiatrist, he said, “I was privy to some of the most amazing things.”