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Does Your Doctor Touch You?

Aside from a physical exam, does your doctor touch you? By touching, I mean does your doctor look you in the eye and treat you as a whole human being? Touch your hand...perhaps even offer a hug whe…


The Doctor-Patient Relationship: Part Two

I recently wrote about the Doctor-Patient Relationship of the broken, outdated, patriarchal health care system of The Old Medicine. Today, I’m going out on a limb to suggest a new kind of Doctor-Pa…


The Doctor-Patient Relationship: Part One

When I was training to become a physician, the rules of the broken, outdated, patriarchal medical system were made clear to me. They went something like this. The Old Medicine As your doctor, I …


How To Be A Great Patient: A Doctor’s Wish List

Given the state of our broken health care system, I feel like we doctors don’t have much right to ask our patients how to behave, since most of us are falling far short of how our patients would prefe…


5 Ways to Partner with Your Doctor

Is there such a thing as a “good patient?” Absolutely... a good patient is one who partners with doctors and other medical professionals, taking a proactive role rather than a passive or advers…


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