Work-life balance

Oct 2001 Issue
Reflections From a Family Physician's Daughter [Balancing Act]

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.

Sep 2001 Issue
Sharing Lives and Life's Work [Balancing Act]

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.

Jul-Aug 2001 Issue
Protecting the Time You've Got [Balancing Act]

The author, a time management expert, offers techniques to help physicians maintain control of their time despite others' demands on it.

Jun 2001 Issue
Life Balance: 17 Tips From Doctors, for Doctors [Balancing Act]

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.

Jan 2001 Issue
Why Working Smarter Isn't Working Anymore [Balancing Act]

The author outlines seven current trends in time management, discusses how they will impact physicians and offers practical tips for managing these trends.

Jul-Aug 2000 Issue
Words of Wisdom for Patients and Physicians [Balancing Act]

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.

May 2000 Issue
Grieving the Death of a Patient [Balancing Act]

This article addresses the grieving physicians often feel, but rarely talk about when a patient dies.

Apr 2000 Issue
Preventing Burnout [Balancing Act]

The author reviews the importance of learning how to maintain life balance and offers practical tips for physicians -- many of them based on his experience as a practicing FP.

Feb 2000 Issue
15 Tips for Managing Life at Work and Home [Balancing Act]

This article is a compilation of time management tips for home and office from a variety of management experts.

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