ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:
The author describes how precepting medical students can reenergize you and help prevent burnout.
The author, a time-management expert, offers new information about identifying useful goals, and provides physicians with tips for adhering to them.
The authors explain how journal writing can reduce stress levels for busy physicians. They offer tips for starting a journal and resources for exploring physicians' creative side.
The author, an FP's daughter, provides insight into what it's like to grow up as the child of a busy and dedicated physician.
The author describes her practice's decision to include spouses in dialogue and decision-making at their annual retreat. She provides readers with specific detail about incorporating spouses in business decisions and describes the impact it has had on the practice, its physicians and their families.
The article explores why physicians should learn to "manage up" and help their superiors obtain the best possible results for their organization and their patients.
Mar 2001 Issue
Healing Bodies and Souls: A Medical Missionary's Story [Balancing Act]
This article, based on interviews with a family physician who spent several years doing medical missionary work in foreign countries, will cover the rewards of such work and offer suggestions to other family physicians interested in getting involved.
The article will explore all the non-traditional forms of practice a family physician can have, from administrator to author, senator to resort doctor, faculty to "free range" physician.
The author outlines seven current trends in time management, discusses how they will impact physicians and offers practical tips for managing these trends.
This article offers practical tools for physicians who are seeking a new position, from how to deal with recruiters to specific questions to ask to determine if the job that is available is really the job that is right for you.