But to those who just keep effing running. Sorry to mangle Ecclesiastes, but this is how I feel lately, for many reasons… Yesterday afternoon, Hubby took Babygirl on the Target run, and Babyboy and I found ourselves with a few hours of free time. Unscheduled […]
Month: August 2015
I have promised my patients, colleagues, friends, family, neighbors, and everyone that I will never personally attack anyone on this site. But I reserve the right to shame anonymous members of the general public for their bad behavior. I’ve been taking the train (the Boston subway line is affectionately […]
I work part-time, and I rarely miss our kids’ dinner and bath time. But Mondays are my afternoon clinic days, and not only am I usually leaving well after the afternoon rush hour, but my commute has been longer of late. I’ve been walking to […]
Me reflecting on an interesting week, and some common doctor/patient dilemmas, on the Mothers In Medicine group blog: When The Patient Brings Presents… Or Punishment
I’m very excited to have my first blog post up on the New England Journal of Medicine’s Knowledge+ Blog, titled I Studied For The Internal Medicine Boards On The StairMaster. True story!
We have a monthly Balint- style practice meeting. A Balint group is a group of clinicians who meet regularly and present clinical cases in order to better understand the clinician-patient relationship. Our group is moderated by a real, bona fide psychologist, and serves as a sort of therapy… I think […]
In my last post, Doctor, Judge Thyself, I described how I go to great efforts to help patients make healthy lifestyle changes, and I admitted that I get frustrated and judgmental when met with great resistance. The post generated significant page views and commentary, which signals […]