Navigating Difficult Patient Encounters
Every clinician has, no doubt, run into difficult patients. Here are 10 simple tips that may help you manage these challenging appointments.
Striking the Right Note with Your Staff
When I demonstrate that I care about the people I work with, they work harder for my patients.
Working With Your Hospitalist
I tell my patients that my job as their primary-care physician is to keep them out of the hospital if at all possible, but also to recognize when they need round-the-clock, inpatient medical care.
Handling Angry Patients
Family physician Sarah Parrott offers a primer on managing angry patients the right way, instead of losing your cool.
Finding Your Dream Job
In today's economy, a job transition is a scary thing.
Overcoming the Challenges of Being a Female Physician
There are real challenges that face women who choose to be doctors. Many of them center on issues of respect and achieving work-life balance.
Dousing the flames of anger
In my former life as a clinic-based family doctor and now as a hospitalist, I have encountered my fair share of angry patients.
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