FPM Department Collection
The Last Word
Personal essays on the practice of family medicine.
To make the right decision, first consider the patient’s motives.
Most of our patients will eventually seek urgent care, so we need to get along.
Months of brutal chemotherapy will teach you a few things about yourself, your calling, and your community.
We shouldn't try to carry the stress of patient care alone.
Yes, you need a good doctor, but one other thing is equally as important.
When should you say no?
A physician battling illness has the added worry of who will care for his patients.
It started with a cough.
Our collective advocacy can instill hope and prevent burnout.
None of us wants to be "that doctor."