Increasing Family Medicine Interest in Medical Students

by Blake McConnell, MD Family medicine is a crucial component of the healthcare system, providing primary care to individuals and families across the lifespan. However, in recent years, there has been a decline in medical students’ interest in family medicine, which has resulted in a shortage of primary care physicians in many areas. This shortage … More Increasing Family Medicine Interest in Medical Students

Healing the Healer

by Emily Chin, DO On the same day as I’m drafting this blog, I came across a post from one of my former medical school classmates that announced that one of her co-residents died by suicide at her residency program. Tight knots began to form internally rapidly, yet I can’t even begin to fathom what … More Healing the Healer

Difficult News

by Laura Yeater, MD I have been a part of giving bad news several times in my career. I have had to tell families after or during an unexpected code that their loved one had died. I have been involved in giving cancer diagnosis during medical school. I have had to share with a woman … More Difficult News