What caring for 6 generations can teach new doctors

“Hi, Doctor Kamajian! I finally got health insurance that I can use to come to see you with my son.”

I looked at the chart and realized it had been three years since I had seen her very familiar face. So, before the exam, we chatted and got reacquainted. It is remarkable what family doctors remember about their patients. This is not an unusual conversation.

Patient: I have a new job. I took …

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