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Home For the Holidays?

Home For the Holidays? By Physician Family Readers (Editor’s Note: As we gear up for the holiday season, the physician family is often reminded that the doctor’s schedule doesn’t necessarily mean a holiday for all of us. In the first issue of Physician Family, we asked a question about medical families and holidays and here […] Continue reading →

Residency Survival: Lessons Learned

Residency Survival: Lessons Learned By Briana Wessell (Editor’s Note: This blog post originally ran in October, 2014, so Briana and her resident husband now have even more experience surviving residency – but this initial look is both practical and positive, so we’re sharing it with our readers again.) The last time everyone heard from me, […] Continue reading →

Growing Up Medical

Growing Up Medical By Mary Gebara Modern families today are an ever-changing nucleus of the pursuit of happiness, well-being, success and security. Medical families are no exception to that; in fact, I believe they are deeply centered on such values and aspirations. While some might believe that growing up in a medical family is a […] Continue reading →

Milk and Cookies for Doctors on Life Support, and Other Cheery Thoughts about Work-Life Imbalance

(Editor’s Note: This blog was originally published on Warren Holleman’s personal blog, Work Well, Be Well, in October 2015 and is republished here with his permission. You can link to the original post here: http://www.workwellbewell.com/work-life-balance/milk-and-cookies-for-doctors-on-life-support-and-other-cheery-thoughts-about-work-life-imbalance-2/) Milk and Cookies for Doctors on Life Support, and Other Cheery Thoughts about Work-Life Imbalance By Warren Holleman This past month several […] Continue reading →

Be Flexible and Avoid Resentment

Be Flexible and Avoid Resentment by Donna Baver Rovito (Editor’s Note: This blog originally ran in July 2014; we’re reposting it as many physician families are currently experiencing transitions which can cause stress and resentment in their relationships.) Recently, a young intern’s wife expressed her frustration and despair to her new resident husband, during the […] Continue reading →