Letter to a young doctor’s girlfriend

Letter to a young doctor’s girlfriend By Megan Sharma I was recently inspired by Dr. Suzanne Koven’s Letter to a Young Female Physician, published in “The New England Journal of Medicine.” In her letter to herself as a young doctor, Dr. Koven describes the challenges she will face and the battle waging within her own mind: “I have wasted […] Continue reading →

Welcome to Resident Widowhood

Welcome to Resident Widowhood by Angelic Rodgers   Video: Residency Training, Long Hours, and the Effects on Patient Outcomes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2qJCzjyi-dE   John Green, author of Paper Towns and The Fault in Our Stars, also does great videos on YouTube and I was not surprised at all to find that he’s the executive producer of Healthcare Triage. I suspect […] Continue reading →

On Being “Dr. Dad”

On Being “Dr. Dad” by Cedrek McFadden I take my 10-year-old son to school as many school days as possible. We recap events from the prior day, and I give him early morning pep talks. It is a rarity, however, that I pick him up from school. During one of those rare occasions, he got […] Continue reading →

Keep this, Not that

Keep this, Not that By Stacie Johnson What to wear, what to eat, what time to leave to beat traffic, what to listen to on your playlist, and responding to your kids demands and it is only 7:05 am.  You made all those decisions within the first five minutes of hitting the alarm clock. We […] Continue reading →

When Life Gets in the Way

When Life Gets in the Way By Mary Gebara It’s 6:00 PM and you’ve just walked in the door from one, two or maybe three different extra-curricular activities. Homework needs to get done, dance and sport equipment are thrown all over the entry way and you’re still trying to figure out how to get dinner […] Continue reading →

For Mom

For Mom By Marysa Stevens My brother Tyson, mom Lynda, me, and Tahoe, my dog. Last fall I took a stained-glass art class. When a friend invited me, I thought I was signing up for an art class just painting glass, I didn’t know that we would actually be cutting glass into shapes and soldering […] Continue reading →

Building the Team

Building the Team By Donna Baver Rovito Editor, Physician Family The physicians we live with all have something HUGE in common, a single profession which unites them, all dedicated to taking the best possible care of their patients. While they may disagree on how to do that or have wildly different opinions on how to […] Continue reading →