By: Melissa See, MD, MPA Community. At 15 years old, even before I knew exactly what I wanted to do for the rest of my life, or at least for a big chunk of it, I knew that whatever I spent my life doing, it would be serving the community. Fast forward 20 years, I … More Fellowship Series: Community Medicine – Oh, The Places You’ll Go!
By: Jordan Knox, MD About the time I became serious about wanting to go into medicine, it was to practice sports medicine. I had shadowed an orthopedic surgeon and was impressed by his ability to connect with his patients and guide them in returning to the activities they loved. But I always pictured my primary … More Fellowship Series: Sports Medicine
By: Stephen Merrell, MD I am so grateful for the Family Medicine Obstetrical Fellowship at the University of Utah. This year-long, intense training from maternal-fetal medicine specialists to obstetricians and other OB fellowship-trained family doctors gave me the confidence I needed to continue providing obstetrical care after residency. The need for a cesarean section can … More Fellowship Series: Obstetrics
By: Ana Holtey , DO, MS When starting my fellowship, my goal was to develop a fund of knowledge to allow me the opportunity to implement evidence-based medicine and appropriate plan of care management for patients with substance use disorder within a primary care setting. During the year of fellowship, I was exposed to a … More Fellowship Series: Addiction
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?
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