The Good Goodbye

The Good Goodbye

Last month I closed my practice in the big city because my husband and I bought a house on an island. It was a challenging three-month transition process, yet I had some valuable insights about how doctors can say goodbye to their patients. More than one goodbye....
CASE STUDY: My obese gay patient just told me he is a Bear.

CASE STUDY: My obese gay patient just told me he is a Bear.

Talking with gay male patients about cardiovascular health What is a Bear? Bears are a sub-group of gay men generally identified by their larger body size, and facial and body hair which connects them to community and with sexual partners. In the medical clinic, they...