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Jennifer Frank, MD

Jennifer Frank, MD

Jennifer Frank, MD, FAAFP, is a family physician in private practice in northeastern Wisconsin, and in perpetual search of the elusive work-life balance that she's heard so much about. She is a mother of four, whose husband, also a physician, is a stay-at-home dad.

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Physicians often will sacrifice themselves and their families for their patients, so meet any needs you can so that the sacrifices are minimized.


This doctor has decided on an eternal New Year's resolution to be on time. Unfortunately, she's discovered there is such a thing as over-preparation.


When you're having a tough day and wondering why anyone would be a primary-care physician, it can be hard to empathize with patients.

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This doctor prescribes treatments and medications only when the benefit outweighs the harm — sometimes it's not that clear cut.


She says being able to get to know her patients on a personal level is the best part of being a doctor and makes all the headaches of the job worth it.


In light of the election, America is united in not knowing what lies ahead. This doctor uses this time to reflect on our health system and its many issues.

I won't talk a patient into treatment, yet, I do have a superior level of expertise. My goal is that patients understand risk, benefit, and alternatives.


One doctor shares her problems with insurance companies making time-consuming, non-reimbursed checklist requests of physicians.


One doctor explains why the 15-minute doctor's appointment is unrealistic when it comes to delivering care for patients.


In an era of delivery and payment reform, with an imbalance of costs and savings in care, there are complex challenges behind team-based care.


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