A resident physician graduates. What does she tell her clinic patients?
“I’m graduating and leaving our clinic in June.”
Over and over again, in the months leading up to this transition, I break this news to my primary-care patients. I have developed many meaningful relationships with patients over my past three years of training as a family medicine resident in a large, urban health center in Manhattan.
But now it is time to leave and move on.
The fluorescent lights in an overly air-conditioned …