Growing Up Medical

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 →

The Retired Physician

retired physician (Editor’s Note: This week’s post originally appeared on September 23 on www.KevinMD.com and we found it too relevant and insightful for our readers not to share. Julie Newman, AMA Alliance President-elect, shared a few of her own thoughts with us below.) Foreword by Julie Newman The medical life is a constant journey. Physicians are on […] Continue reading →

Women in Medicine Q&A: Part Two

Women in Medicine Q&A: Part Two Featuring Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber (Editor’s Note: In a final nod to September’s Women in Medicine month, we are featuring another remarkable woman on the blog this week. If this reminds you of a woman in medicine that you think we should know about, we’d love to hear more. Please send […] Continue reading →

Medical Marriage Q & A

medical marriage Medical Marriage Q & A By Kim Blackham When my husband began applying for general surgery residency programs nine years ago, the concept of Facebook hadn’t even been conceived. We were still utilizing old-school dial-up internet, and much time wasn’t spent online because we had to disconnect in order to make phone calls. The social […] Continue reading →

Women in Medicine Q&A

Women in Medicine Q&A Featuring Amy Paré (Editor’s Note: September is Women in Medicine month and to celebrate this topic and piggyback on last week’s post about balance, we are featuring a remarkable woman who is also a physician, a mom and a medical spouse on the blog this week. To read more Q&As from […] Continue reading →

Mr. Dr. Fortner

By Jonathan Fortner In the summer of 2001, my wife and I had just settled into a new city as she began her OB/GYN residency. As we stood nervously at the welcome dinner for the new interns, the chairman’s wife turned to me and said, “So you must be Dr. Fortner, it’s nice to meet […] Continue reading →