ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:
The ultimate goal is to improve your patients' experience receiving care and your experience providing it.
To better handle challenging patients or situations, try modifying the way you view them.
Would you rather go to work each day feeling stressed, rushed, and distracted or fully present, engaged, and fulfilled? You have a choice.
Our collective advocacy can instill hope and prevent burnout.
If we want joy in practice, we're going to have to try a different approach.
Some shoes can never be filled.
You have to be vigilant, or the complainers will eat you alive.
Referring to a 1903 book on medical practice management, the author argues that physicians faced challenges 100 years ago that are startlingly similar to today's problems -- threats to primary care, inadequate income, scheming lawyers and more.
One family physician thinks we should stop pretending that it is.
Sometimes, our patients give us gifts far greater than anything we've given them.