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The Brutal Reality of Primary Care – Family Medicine

She was the first Michigan Wolverine I met who taught me their college fight song “Hail to the Victors”,, and demonstrated their rabid pride anytime football or basketball season rolled around. (If you know people from the University of Michigan, you know what I mean). She was also one of the smartest and hardest working doctors in our family medicine residency program and one of our two chief residents. So this past hot Labor Day weekend in Los Angeles, I was thrilled to catch up with my former chief resident. We hadn’t seen much of each other since completing our residency many years ago. She dropped by with her 3 year old and apologized that her 8 year old daughter would be unable to attend since she was taking tennis lessons with her father. How was life treating her? Challenges in being a parent? I heard she had started […] Read More »