Ready or Not: Learn to Fly on the Way Down

Expressed political views are those of the author.   As I near the end of my Family Medicine Residency Training and begin to transition into practicing as a Family Physician in real life, I can’t help but believe that I’m ready. Not because I have reached a point where I know every diagnosis and how … Continue reading Ready or Not: Learn to Fly on the Way Down

One in Five

By Vanessa Galli, MD Nearly one in five women have reported experiencing rape in their lifetime according to the most recent data from the CDC. Statistics never mean as much to the reader as an “n of one” or a personal testimony. I myself am the one in five, a survivor of rape. That is … Continue reading One in Five

Lessons learned (and relearned) from years of service and mission work, both locally and abroad:

  By Erin Mc Adams, MD Indiana, Mississippi, Jamaica, Cameroon, the Philippines, Swaziland... these are all locations with beautiful people and cultures that I have been privileged to lead or participate in mission/service work to (and some of these locations multiple times). Most people who have ever done any type of service work have likely wrestled with … Continue reading Lessons learned (and relearned) from years of service and mission work, both locally and abroad:

Breastfeeding

There was never any question in my mind that I would breastfeed my children.  Not only did it seem to be logically the most natural and nutritive way to feed them, I looked forward to experiencing the profound bonding experience that was promised, the deep satisfaction of knowing that my body produced everything my baby … Continue reading Breastfeeding

Delivering Value and Health through Workforce Plasticity

By Susan Cochella, MD, MPH Erin Fraher, PhD, MPP, and her team at the University of North Carolina have developed a data-driven tool that Utah can use to deliver more value by strategically planning the healthcare workforce. I learned about her work from a colleague on an advisory board in Florida when I asked if … Continue reading Delivering Value and Health through Workforce Plasticity

Who Rescued Who?  -Health Benefits of Animal Interaction

By Briana Rueda, MD   Personally, I find there is nothing more soothing after a long day of caring for others than to snuggle on the loveseat and get smothered with unconditional love and kibble-breathed kisses from my terrier.  As it turns out, I am not alone!  In fact, just the other day I had … Continue reading Who Rescued Who?  -Health Benefits of Animal Interaction