August 22, 2017
I am the Sick resident this month.
Instead of seeing check-ups and doing physicals, I see walk-in patients and triage same-day appointments. When my desk phone rings, the standard greeting in clinic is “This is Amy – Sick.”
After a few days, I started joking that I am to...
August 15, 2017
Amy Fan M.D.
I was going to write about wellness this week, but events from the world demand more attention. And our corner of the world is especially unwell.
I went to medical school in Charlottesville. No city
deserves to be overtaken by this ugliness, but I especially never imagin...
July 15, 2017
It’s a curious time to be a doctor.
Dickensian openings come to mind – the best of times, the worst of times; the height of free-thinking innovation, the pit of elitist centralization; a time when the internet buzzes with talk of artificial intelligence while the hosp...
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