Power of Diagnosis: Delivering Bad News Is Just the Beginning
Dec12
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Try PROBE Tool to Help Stave Off Burnout
Jul13

Try PROBE Tool to Help Stave Off Burnout

When a friend of a friend of mine committed suicide recently, it hit me harder than I would have imagined. I didn’t know the man and knew little about him other than that he was an emergency medicine resident and a member of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. When I learned of his tragic passing, I went back and read something he had posted on social media a couple of years ago that stood out as particularly...

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Marie-Elizabeth Ramas, MD … Family Physicians Are Dream Catchers
Jun10

Marie-Elizabeth Ramas, MD … Family Physicians Are Dream Catchers

It helps to remember that we hold the key to the health of our patients, a point that was driven home at this year’s AAFP National Conference of Constituency Leaders. I often hear that this conference is the heartbeat of the Academy, the place where key issues are tackled with an emphasis on change. Each chapter is invited to send representatives from constituencies historically underrepresented in AAFP leadership: women;...

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Accelerating into Family Medicine
Feb26

Accelerating into Family Medicine

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Retiring Physician Reflects on Career in Family Medicine
Jan20
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