To refer—or not?

My mentor often told me that a competent family physician should be able to manage about 80% of patients’ office visits without consultation.

The Optimized Doctor

Getting a good night’s sleep

Nothing frightens sleep away faster than an all-out effort to find it. And yet, it should be the easiest of all health habits to cultivate.


Physician value thyself!

Physicians need to regain their sense of self-esteem and value as a bulwark against burnout and to engage in the...


Failure to launch can happen to college students

Asking college students questions about their academic challenges, social lives, self-care, and sleep on campus will help you get them back on...