The Callous Workplace

“I’m suprised at how much you don’t know.” “Clearly, you don’t know what you’re doing.” “How old are you anyway? Like 19?” “Well, I read an article about it and you’re wrong.” “There is a culture here and you need to get with the program and understand that.” “Perspective is reality. Accept it.” “You’re notContinue reading “The Callous Workplace”

The Promises of Medicine

Part of practicing family medicine is providing patient education. I have to be able to explain diagnoses and treatments and answer patient questions. A great example is when I diagnose overactive or under-active thyroid disorders (hyper or hypothyroidism). “Will I have to take this medication forever?” I’m often asked. “Yes.” “Will the medication work?” IsContinue reading “The Promises of Medicine”