Dear Zachary

A couple of weeks ago, during consult psych rounds, in the middle of a discussion on when psychiatrists had a duty to report mental illnesses in other medical professionals - a very interesting conversation, I should mention - one of my preceptors mentioned that she'd been a classmate of "that murder suicide." Now, I'm not … Continue reading Dear Zachary

The sick patient

Family medicine clinic is somewhat...buffering, as clerk. It's certainly not as safe as when you are truly an inexperienced first or second year - the understood observer - but still, there is an aspect of safety to it all. The doctor takes the patients with the scary conditions; the cancer diagnosis, the manic depressive having … Continue reading The sick patient