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Posted on Sep 29, 2016

In medical school, young budding doctors are typically taught not to share personal information with their patients.  Doctors should be neutral professionals so that their patients feel comfortable without feeling judged.  Furthermore, the visit is 100% about the patient, not the physician. However, we aren’t…

Posted on Mar 23, 2015

You’ve finally welcomed your bundle of joy into the world and now it’s time to go home for the first time. Let’s face it, the vast majority of us, including pediatricians, are pretty clueless about what to do next. Babies don’t come with instruction manuals…

Posted on Dec 23, 2014

In the field of medicine, the spotlight is often on the information the doctor gives the patient. I find that while I try to advise people in the clinic based on with the knowledge I’ve gained, often I walk away from a patient encounter feeling…