Monthly Archives: September 2013

Learning by Write

Family physician writers were invited to explain, “Why I write.” The practice of medicine is the management of meaning. The job of the physician—as master of diagnosis and therapy—engages us every day in observing and making sense out of what … Continue reading


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If you can keep your head when one is crowning, And be peaceful when all is going well; If you can swim against the tide that’s drowning So many people under profit’s swell; If you can hear the fear among … Continue reading

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A Public Celebration of a Personal Doctor

Abstract – The life of a family doctor is engaged with the people, families, and community he or she serves. Caring changes lives. Yet, we seldom have the opportunity to hear the gratitude or to reflect upon the privilege. In this … Continue reading

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