Paddling Upstream

by Tory Toles, MD Residency is hard. Family medicine residency is really hard. Learning all the skills necessary to take care of a broad range of patients, whether it be infant or grandparent, to needing the skills to cover emergency departments, ICUs and labor and delivery decks, can be quite daunting at times. Luckily, there … More Paddling Upstream

The Dying Season

by Tory Toles, MD The Dying Season Lives…loss of life, gift of life, many nights in one life.Many nights in many lives.Heaviness.Significance.You’ve taught me more.I won’t forget.That night. One night.Many nights. Winter, the dying season. I heard a colleague refer to the winter months as the dying season and yes, as a resident covering the … More The Dying Season