A Resident’s Experience with the Society of Teachers for Family Medicine

 by Matt Evans   Hello from Matt Evans, FM intern and soon-to-be PGY-2, who is just emerging from the trenches of inpatient rotations.  I’m excited to contribute to the new blog and to talk about my recent experience attending the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine’s spring 2014 conference in San Antonio.  I worked with … More A Resident’s Experience with the Society of Teachers for Family Medicine

HOW TO AVOID TWO COMMON BIASES

Contributor: Kyle Bradford Jones Previously published on University of Utah Health Accelerate in December 2017 Balancing uncertainty, fear, and emotions isn’t easy — especially in health care. Family practice physician Kyle Bradford Jones looks outside of his practice to identify two common biases that affect how we behave in the face of perceived risk. His … More HOW TO AVOID TWO COMMON BIASES

Patient Centered vs. Patient Dictated Care

This article was originally published at Physicians Practice. Kyle Bradford Jones, MD Patient-centered care (PCC) seems to be a popular buzzword among policymakers and administrators in recent years. Indeed, many physicians see our health care system as payer-centric, many patients see it as physician-centric, and no one seems to see it as patient-centric. While putting … More Patient Centered vs. Patient Dictated Care

A True Patient Centered Revolution

    By Kyle Bradford Jones “Patient-centered care” has long been a rallying cry by patient advocates and many health care providers. Indeed, this is a very important notion that is often neglected by many in the health care industry. For those who have ever been a patient, you know how bad this can be, and … More A True Patient Centered Revolution

Over the Long Haul, Family Physicians Are Life Savers

  By Kyle Bradford Jones Note: This post originally appeared on the AAFP’s Fresh Perspectives website. As a resident, I began taking care of a man I’ll call Jim. He was a trucker in his early 50s and loved being on the road. Jim never married and did not have children, so his fellow truckers and other … More Over the Long Haul, Family Physicians Are Life Savers

A Physician’s Story of Mental Illness

 by Kyle Bradford Jones Note: This post originally appeared on the AAFP’s Fresh Perspectives blog, as well as KevinMD. Pamela Wible, MD, a family physician who is an expert in physician suicide prevention, recently asked other physicians why so many in the profession kill themselves. The answers were plentiful, tragic and not at all surprising. One physician … More A Physician’s Story of Mental Illness