ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:
Given lemons, some family physicians are still finding ways to make lemonade.
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 author, a time management expert, offers techniques to help physicians maintain control of their time despite others' demands on it.
This article presents a practicing FPs' tips for balancing personal and family needs with those of their profession and community.
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 author outlines seven current trends in time management, discusses how they will impact physicians and offers practical tips for managing these trends.
The author provides a reading list of books for physicians to recommend to patients and describes how reading can educate patients (and physicians) and provide a common ground for the physician and patient to share life experiences.
This article addresses the grieving physicians often feel, but rarely talk about when a patient dies.