Family Stories

Continuity is a cornerstone of primary care and the essence of family medicine. It is comprehensive care over time and across problems that forms the fabric of our relationships with patients, families and communities.

Julia was one of my first patients….  Read more – Family Stories

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It is comprehensive care over time and across problems that forms the fabric of our relationships with patients, families and communities.

Along the way we grew together, person and personal physician, family and family doctor.

Threads like these weave the tapestry of our practice lives.

Read the Essay – Family Stories
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Copyright © 2014 W.R. Phillips. 
Used with permission. Originally published in:
Phillips WR. Family stories. Washington Family Physician. 2014; 41(1):13-14.

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2 Responses to Family Stories

  1. Megan says:

    Thank you Bill, a wonderful post. Hearing about your decades of work is what inspires younger physicians like myself to keep going, to dig in, and to continue to really know the people who are our patients.

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  2. Bonnie O. says:

    Bill, what wonderful stories you tell and with such skill as doctor AND writer. I would love to have your writing published in book form so I could give the book as gifts! You are a gift to our lives.
    Mike and Bonnie

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