Empathy: The Best Kind of Medicine

Here I sit, in our closet of an ICU workroom, my left leg is locked straight in a rather cumbersome brace. ACL surgery was 3 weeks ago and I’m struggling to work the 12 hour days while fully participating in the rehab process. My husband still has to help me put my compression socks on … Continue reading Empathy: The Best Kind of Medicine

Building Lasting Relationships with Patients

By Kara Frame, MD Return Patient Visit- Three simple words that, when put together, can mean so much.  A year into my current practice, I am starting to see these words with a little more frequency but they are often sprinkled sparingly onto a schedule that is more dominated with a similar but very different … Continue reading Building Lasting Relationships with Patients