How does a Family Physician pick a primary care physician?

 by Theadora Sakata It is graduation time in Residency Land, and my time as a family medicine trainee is coming to a close. I am off to the Eastern time zone for a fellowship in sports medicine and find myself in a position common to many geographically mobile members of today’s workforce: a patient in … More How does a Family Physician pick a primary care physician?

Identity Crisis or Opportunity? Reflections on Professional Identify Formation as a Family Physician and Geriatrician

 by Tim Farrell Family medicine residents often ask me why I decided to pursue a career in geriatrics.  Upon entering residency training in 2004 at Brown University/Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, I envisioned practicing full-spectrum family medicine and had never considered geriatrics.  It was during my second year that I had the privilege to work … More Identity Crisis or Opportunity? Reflections on Professional Identify Formation as a Family Physician and Geriatrician