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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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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.


In doing research for an upcoming conference, this doctor discovered three interesting trends on the use of social media by patients and providers alike.

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Patients are using misinformation on the web to call in orders for medication, in a growing problem known as "fast food medicine."


This physician says the EHR can be both a source of burnout and frustration as well as a tool that improves work-life balance. Here's how.


Patients might not always agree with your diagnosis. It's important for docs to maintain a good relationship with them when having a difficult conversation.

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Should doctors be able to freely use placebos to alleviate psychiatric suffering? Dr. Frank weighs the two sides to the debate.

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The seasons take on a different meaning for a doctor. There are the literal seasons and the metaphorical seasons of life.

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Continuing off her last blog, a physician shares more changes she has seen related to Obamacare on the front lines of medicine.


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