ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:
A little levity and a sense of humor may help prevent burnout and give physicians the perspective they need to deal with the difficulties of practicing medicine today.
Given lemons, some family physicians are still finding ways to make lemonade.
The authors show how to rediscover the meaning of practicing medicine by learning to identify your personal needs and values.
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.
You can hate your boss, kiss up to your boss or learn to manage your boss. Only one of these options is worth it for everyone in the long run.
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.