continuity of care

21 Mar

I ran into one of my classmates yesterday evening who mentioned that she was discouraged that she has yet to be in a clinical setting during rotations where she could really see herself professionally, and it reminded me that I should be looking out for what I want to do with my life.  Although I have more questions than ever before, I’m starting to think that having a longitudinal relationship with my patients is important to me.  I’m in the last week of my family medicine rotation, and I’ve seen at least a half dozen patients for the second or third time–and I really like that.  Nothing terribly profound or specific, but it might rule out…I don’t know…surgical trauma?–except, of course, for the unfortunate repeat customers.


One Response to “continuity of care”


  1. the ER has everything, including cancer « anna in med school - June 13, 2012

    […] due to my “processing issue” (as John calls it) and in part because I thought having continuity of care would be important in my career.  But, while the ED doesn’t exactly have constant […]

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