For Residents in Family Medicine

Category Archives: General

Death in Medicine

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A post on processing and grieving the deaths we experience as we learn medicine in residency, with tips for handling the debrief after.

Intro to Natural Family Planning

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Do you know what Natural Family Planning is? How to counsel patients on methods, efficacy? No? Well, come on in and learn!

Tips on Talking to Patients About Masks

"How to Talk to Patients ABout Masks" with image of 3 individuals in masks

Patients asking you more about masks then you can answer? Let us help!

How To: Do a Patient Focused Pap Smear

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I want YOU to be able to provide a pelvic exam or pap in a patient-centered way. Here are the tips and guidance to make this exam a positive experience for your patient.

Tips for Senior Residents

As you enter the second or third year of residency you may be wondering “How do I convince these interns I’m a senior?!” Read more…

2020 #TipsForNewDocs

Pixie’s tips for new docs, to help July 1st interns with some general advice to survive the first year of residency.

Your First Attending Job

Not sure how to start looking for your first attending job? Wondering how to do it right? Is there even a right way? Let us help.

Check In with Yourself

Passion Planner's Self Care Reflection

Try this Self Care Reflection worksheet to take your emotional temperature and make a plan for a personalized “Self Care” emergency kit.

Wellness: Narrative Writing

Weekly Wellness

We’re encouraging you to write about your experiences during this Pandemic. How to get started? Join Laurel Braitman’s free ‘course’

Intern Prep Week Five

MS4 to Intern: Week Five

Week Five dives into infectious issues, pediatrics, miscarriage care and EIGHT bonus links of reading because FOAM was busy last week.