Holiday Blessings (In Disguise)

By Rochelle Bach Each year as the holidays approach, countless medical families prepare for the dreaded release of the holiday schedule. Will the physician spouse be home this year? Will the non-physician spouse be packing up three kids under the age of five and traveling across the country alone to visit family they may only […] Continue reading →

Home For the Holidays?

(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 is what some of our readers had to […] Continue reading →

Residency Survival: Lessons Learned

Residency Survival: Lessons Learned By Briana Wessell Only six years and eightish months to go. The last time everyone heard from me, my husband was just beginning the first rotation of his neurosurgery intern year. We were eager to get started and excited to move into this next phase of the medical training process. Well, […] Continue reading →

Starting a Family in Residency

Starting a Family in Residency By Jasmine Almeida We had our first child during the fourth year of my husband’s ophthalmology residency, and our second son joined us during the first year of a surgical retina fellowship. Juggling long hours, multiple medical commitments and the needs of two small children can be exhausting but every […] Continue reading →