A lighthearted exploration of Erikson’s stages through residency training.
Residency was going according to plan until a phone call changed everything.
The looming specter of emotional and physical exhaustion in residency often takes hold well into a physician's career. So what are we doing about it?
A recent experience on street rounds offered a moment that brought this psychiatrist back to one of the main reasons she chose psychiatry as a profession.
Creativity should not be seen as “optional” in psychiatry. Rather, it helps us to approach clinical problems in new ways.
A brief update--and some practical advice--about MOC, whether you love it or hate it.
A psychiatrist's chess game with his patient didn't go the way he expected.
It’s too bad that so many experts—in medicine and in other professions—can’t write for a lay audience. Here's some help.
But what if the patient was lying? It's hard to go to sleep at night and not wonder, “. . . what if I'm wrong?”
An overview of various aspects of taking notes and suggestions for effective documentation.