Interpersonal skills, general

November/December 2015 Issue
Promoting Positivity in Your Practice [The Last Word]

Even healthy practices have to guard against negativity.

July/August 2014 Issue
The Art of Medicine: Seven Skills That Promote Mastery [Feature]

With a little practice, these seven vital skills can become a natural part of your patient consultations.

January/February 2012 Issue
Practical Institutional Politics for Doctors [Feature]

Physicians moving from independent to employed practice can experience bureaucratic culture shock. The author offers tips for getting along and communicating well in a bureaucracy -- and keeping the bureaucracy from interfering with the practice of good medicine.

Jan 2006 Issue
Seven Characteristics of Successful Work Relationships [Feature]

The article explains how the relationships among physicians and staff can greatly affect efficiency and quality of care within a practice. It also offers strategies for enhancing these work relationships.

Sep 1998 Issue
Physician, Laugh at Thyself [Communication Skills]

The author explains why you need not check your sense of humor at the door when treating patients. He explores how humor can be both a therapeutic tool and a tool for making interactions more patient-friendly.

Email Alerts

Don't miss a single issue. Sign up for the free FPM email table of contents and e-newsletter.

Sign Up Now