25 x 2030

By: Karly Pippitt, MD, FAAFP 25 x 2030 – To match 25% of medical school graduates into family medicine by 2030; more than double the current rate. This is the ambitious goal of eight national and international family medicine organizations that are launching the America Needs More Family Doctors: 25×2030 Collaborative. The United States is … More 25 x 2030

Life can be meaningful even in the midst of residency.  

By Karl Chen, MD The other day I was sitting at home looking out the window at an achingly crisp, clear blue sky.  A slight, cool breeze was wafting through that open window and faint birdsong accented a view of tree tops in blooms of pink, red, and white.  The blue-tinged mountains were hovering in … More Life can be meaningful even in the midst of residency.  

Priority Setting: personal wellness versus getting your job done

 by Stephen Merrell I recently confessed to my fellow residents a personal struggle of mine: getting the amount of exercise that I encourage my patients to get.  The setting of our discussion was a safe one, so I described multiple reasons why I haven’t run, biked, walked, or moved as much as I want to … More Priority Setting: personal wellness versus getting your job done