Tag: patients

Did you forget to thank someone? There’s still time. →

I’m a family physician in Eugene, Oregon—a sweet town where folks are pretty darn friendly.  I still do house calls. Patients often surprise me with gifts. And nearly every appointment ends with a hug. Kindness is contagious. I like to

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7 steps to get what you need from your doctor—fast! →

Sick of phone trees, endless refill requests, packed waiting rooms, out-of-control bills, and other medical misadventures?  Follow these 7 simple steps to get your doctor to do what you want. 1. Get Organized. Be clear about what you need from

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Doctor’s Fantasy: leave psychiatry to sell Tupperware →

Dear Pamela: I can’t tell if I’m burned out or just don’t like being a doctor. My own medical school experience was so abusive. I wonder how other students like me fare when they enter abusive residency programs. I supposedly

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Simple Trick Makes the Right Diagnosis →

Just a friendly reminder . . . . 🙂 Pamela

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Some Doctors Are Afraid of Vaginas. Really. →

I’m a doctor. And doctors aren’t squeamish. We love blood and guts. But not all docs can handle genitalia. In med school, a gay classmate was completely grossed out by gynecology. When I asked how things were going, he said,

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