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This doctor became her colleagues’ patient

According to a recent publication by the Robert Graham Center, the number of family physicians practicing high-volume obstetrics (more than 50 deliveries per...

I was attacked by a patient and want my fear to help others

I have been working with psychiatric patients for the better part of 30 years. During this time, I have worked in psychiatric emergency...

A patient called me callous. She was right.

Many years ago, on a busy day in my obstetrics and gynecology office, one of my partner's patients came in for "bleeding, early...

What I’ve learned from 547 doctor suicides

Five years ago today I was at a memorial. Another suicide. Our third doctor in 18 months. Everyone kept whispering, “Why?” I was determined to...

It’s time to speak with a collective voice: Why doctors should unionize

Since the birth of our nation, labor unions have existed in one form or another in the United States. Unions are a force...

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