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The Emotional Labor of Being a Healthcare Provider

I don’t know if it’s because the holidays put everyone on edge, but the month of December saw more tears and full-blown break-downs in my exam rooms than I had had all year. The work that I do is often … Continue reading

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Something Funny Happened on the Way to the Clinic

Most of the time, my job is Very Serious. Captitol S serious. People are in for annual exams in between chores, people are having side effects from their birth control, people need to terminate unplanned pregnancies. But sometimes funny things … Continue reading

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