FPM Department Collection
The Last Word
Personal essays on the practice of family medicine.
Resilience is a powerful weapon against burnout.
These eight lessons can help you avoid burnout and enjoy medicine.
Step one: Don't ignore it.
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.
We shouldn't try to carry the stress of patient care alone.
Months of brutal chemotherapy will teach you a few things about yourself, your calling, and your community.
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.