For Residents in Family Medicine

How To: Call a Consult

How to Call a Consult

The first time you call a consultant is definitely terrifying. You may have heard a senior do it, but how to remain calm when an attending from another specialty is interrupting to ask “What’s the consult for?!” followed by firing a barrage of questions you don’t know the answer to?

Apps: Family Medicine Everyday Apps

Family Medicine iPhone Apps

Everyday Family Medicine Apps Several of these apps remain on my phone today, getting used daily or weekly. The others are useful, but not as frequently used. They run the gamut from a full handbook to a simple single purpose calculator, but all…

Apps: Medications and Antibiotics

Medication and Antibiotic iPhone Apps

Medication and Antibiotic Apps for Family Medicine Residents Intern year is busy, and as was written in a A Study in Scarlet, the brain can only hold so much. Over time you will learn what’s your go-to for hypertensive urgency and pyelonephritis, but for…

Post Roundup: Intern Advice

Intern Year Tips

Last year at this time I had just arrived in the new city of my residency, after driving across the country to a house we had rented after viewing via FaceTime. Every night in the hotel on that drive I’d scoured the web for intern…

Congratulations Class of 2020

Welcome Interns of 2020

Welcome to the Family! You’ve just graduated medical school, and soon you’ll be starting your first year of residency. Congratulations on Matching into Family Medicine, one of the most amazing, variable and challenging specialties in medicine. No, we’re not biased. We’re AWESOME.  

Coming in 2017

A future project, currently on hold. If you’re interested in contributing please contact us directly, via our original website. Thank you! P & F

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