ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:
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.
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.
This article is a compilation of time management tips for home and office from a variety of management experts.
This article profiles a family physician who has acheived a comfortable work/life balance. It will also offer tips on balancing priorities for physicians.