Tag: primary care

How is primary care like a box of chocolates?

How is primary care like a box of chocolates?

Sharing a funny but true post from Dana Corriel, MD titled Primary Care Medicine: Like a Box Of Chocolates, You Never Know What You’re Going To Get. Very true!

Primary Care Specialist

Primary Care Specialist

A physician colleague posted about what being a primary care doc means to her. I read this on my morning commute, and was moved to tears. Though I’m internal medicine and she’s family practice, how she describes all the different types of little things we […]

Primary Care S.W.A.T. Team

Primary Care S.W.A.T. Team

It’s always awkward when a patient of mine who is hospitalized somewhere else calls me to complain about their care there. I’m obligated, of course, to check into the situation. But, I don’t have power or jurisdiction “somewhere else”. So recently, when a patient’s family […]

Primary Care Provider/ Therapist

Primary Care Provider/ Therapist

I was driving in a neighboring town last week, and I noticed a sign on an office building: Metropolis Primary Care and Counseling: Your Medical and Psychological Resource* I chuckled to myself. Brilliant! Of course, why not put it right out there. Possibly 75% of my job […]