Celebrate National Doctor’s Day on March 30th!

Celebrate National Doctor’s Day on March 30th! Share your stories of inspiring physicians and mentors with the AMA Foundation FOR PHYSICIANS – CELEBRATE WITH THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION: March 30th is National Doctor’s Day, an opportunity to celebrate physicians, their work, and their contributions to society and the community. Though many are drawn to […] Continue reading →

The Joy of Writing

The Joy of Writing by Pamela Camosy, MD Let’s face it:  all healthcare professionals are writers. We take pen to paper—or fingers to keyboard—many times every day as part of the medical process.  First we meet with a patient for a conversation about their symptoms, then perform a physical examination and devise an assessment and […] Continue reading →

AMA Foundation Establishes the Physician Disaster Recovery Fund

AMA Foundation Establishes the Physician Disaster Recovery Fund Amid the devastation inflicted by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria are doctors who need to quickly rebuild their medical practices in order to continue serving their communities. As a result, the American Medical Association Foundation (AMAF) has created the Physician Disaster Recovery Fund. All contributions to the […] Continue reading →

Back to the Beginning

Back to the Beginning by Sarah Epstein I remember sitting on the couch in our Miami apartment, looking out the window and thinking, there is so much I wish I had known. It was 2014, and my fiancé Brian was three years into medical school and I was between jobs. I was struggling. I started […] Continue reading →

Who Heals the Healers?

Who Heals the Healers? New Issue of Physician Family Magazine Focuses on Stress and Burnout By Donna Baver Rovito Who heals the healers? There’s an epidemic afflicting America’s physicians – and the old adage “Physician, heal thyself” just won’t cut it this time. Physician stress and burnout are at an all-time high, with more than […] Continue reading →

The Making of a Medical Family

The Making of a Medical Family By Emily Loeb June 30 is a date that those in the medical world know well; it’s the official end of the medical training calendar year. July 1 represents new beginnings: beginning of the academic year, an internship, a residency, or a fellowship. This year was our tenth and […] Continue reading →