ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:
It starts with being mindful — not only of what we say, but also of how it is being heard.
Sometimes the medical information patients find on the internet is correct. But when it’s not, we need to practice a new skillset.
It was already difficult to get enough face-to-face time with patients before COVID-19 hit. Bonding with them now takes even more effort.
Sharing life transitions is both a challenge and a joy of long-standing patient relationships.
The power of family medicine is seeing patients as more than just signs and symptoms.
The most unlikely of past experiences can shape who we are as physicians.
Taking steps to recognize and correct unconscious assumptions toward groups can promote health equity.
You can support your patients’ recovery from sexual assault by interacting with them in an empowering, compassionate manner.
Don't let their bad behavior make you a bad doctor.
But there is always room for improvement.