What are reasonable demands of a profession dedicated to the service of our fellow human beings?
Jennifer Frank, MD
Impossible to realize, but always worthwhile to strive towards.
One aspect of the practice of medicine that I struggle with is how much of my own experiences to share with patients.
Patients want someone who can provide excellent clinical care. They also need someone who can communicate their diagnosis with empathy and compassion.
During a recent trip turned nightmare, a doctor finds parallels between her frustrating ordeal and the patient experience.
When physicians don't talk to patients about social determinants of health, they miss the bigger picture.
Burnout is not about broken doctors and nurses. It is about a broken system.
How this primary care physician is attempting to bring more balance into her life.
The number of things we do in the business of medicine that have no direct bearing on patient health or well-being is astounding.
Valentine’s Day—a day both revered and reviled—is a good time to reflect on how to make medical relationships not only work but thrive.