Changing Seasons

by Lisa Weaver, MD Fall has always been my favorite season. I love the sunny days and cool evenings, the colorful leaves, the scarves and sweaters. As the air grows cooler and the days grow shorter, I have more gratitude for the time that I am able to spend outside. As I begin my last … More Changing Seasons

All About the Food

by Marta Schenck, MD We go through many transitions during medical training. And each have their own difficulties. There’s the transition from didactics to clinicals in medical school, when you learn how to start applying medical knowledge to real patient encounters. Then there is the transition from medical student to resident, when you start to … More All About the Food

Heal Thyself

by Rich Wolferz, MD Ἰατρέ, θεράπευσον σεαυτόν Physician, heal thyself. Remember looking at your friends during medical school graduation and saying, “Wow, I never thought I could be this healthy – sleeping eight hours every night, eating such nutritious food, feeling so socially connected, hey even getting outside for 150 minutes of physical activity each … More Heal Thyself

Imposter Syndrome: Calling Out the Dysfunction in Modern Medical Training

by Kaley Capitano, DO Imposter Syndrome. Every medical student, resident, and attending has had it or still experiences it. The seed is planted early during the exhausting pace of medical school. We are inundated with metrics that organize us by performance. Exams, GPAs, extracurriculars, USMLE and COMLEX exams. The ever-stressful overall class rank. We start … More Imposter Syndrome: Calling Out the Dysfunction in Modern Medical Training

Whole Person Health

by Mauli Dalal, MD In family medicine, we are in a unique position to take care of someone’s whole health. This may mean different things to everyone. This could mean listening to someone’s life story and holding  space for them. This could mean asking directed questions to assess someone’s lifestyle. This could mean just being … More Whole Person Health

Sexucation

by Will Schott, MD I want to talk about S – E – X. Maybe that means the birds and the bees, maybe it means condoms, maybe it means pronouns or maybe it means emergency contraception but I want to talk about these things with the people who want—or more likely need—to hear about them. … More Sexucation