Physician Family Magazine articles:

Not all Apologies are Created Equally
by Kim Blackham
Have you ever been on the receiving end of an apology that just didn’t cut it? That happens because just saying “I’m sorry” isn’t quite enough. Family and marriage therapist Kim Blackham analyzes what does – and doesn’t – work in this piece in the Spring 2015 Physician Family.

Managing Malpractice: Tips We Hope You Will Never Need
By Julia, Rebecca, Mary and Wayne Sotile
Yesterday we posted a story from the Winter 2015 issue of Physician Family which focused on the timeline of a medical malpractice lawsuit. Today we’re following up with a more personalized piece about the emotional and psychological toll a malpractice suit can take on a doctor and his or her family, with practical tips on how to cope from our friends at the Sotile Center for Physician Resilience.

Conceptualizing a Medical Relationship
By Jordyn Paradis Hagar
Do you sometimes feel like there’s someone else involved in your medical marriage or relationship due to the demands of the doctor’s profession? This piece explores how medicine itself can become almost a “third person” in the lives of physician families.

More Than Married
By Julia, Mary and Wayne Sotile
Here’s something sometimes forgotten in medical families – you don’t necessarily have to wear the white coat to be valuable in the relationship. As always, the Sotiles offer practical advice for maintaining a sense of self-worth in a medical relationship, in the Fall 2014 issue of Physician Family.

Timely Holiday Connections
By Ilene Bosscher
As various holidays approach, medical families will once again deal with the periodic absence of the doctor in the family at festive events. In this article, which appears in the Fall 2014 issue of Physician Family, family therapist Ilene Bosscher offers up several methods for dealing with holiday disappointment.

The Resilient Medical Family – Extraordinary Challenges for Exceptional People
By Julia, Mary and Wayne Sotile
Learn more about The Resilient Medical Family in the first issue of PHYSICIAN FAMILY. Please share this important article with every physician family you know!

New Faces of Medical Families – When MOM is the Doctor and DAD Stays Home with the Kids
By Matthew Balazik
Check out the “New Faces of Medical Families” – when MOM is the doctor and Dad stays home with the kids in the first issue of PHYSICIAN FAMILY!

The Art of Pivoting Physician Burnout to Physician Wellness….and how it will positively impact the entire family!
By Maria Lesetz
Because medical families are at risk for burnout, read “Pivoting Physician Burnout to Physician Wellness” in the first issue of PHYSICIAN FAMILY!

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