Front-Cover-1.pngJan-Feb 2022 | Volume 105 | Issue 1

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IN THIS ISSUE

Is it nature, nurture—or just the fact that the long hours and challenging work of physicians means they often come together as family partners … and then raise another generation of physicians? Four families share their histories and experiences.


Table of Contents


ON THE COVER

When physicians are related

It’s not unusual to have more than one physician in a family, related through birth or marriage. The shared profession adds support and understanding.
BY SUZY FRISCH


Ties that bind
Why do some families have a number of physicians in them?
BY SUZY FRISCH

When you share a profession and a family
Tips for keeping relationships healthy
BY DEBORAH LYNN BLUMBERG


EDITOR'S NOTE

Changes at Minnesota Medicine

We often make changes in the content and operations at Minnesota Medicine, but most are below the radar for readers. Two recent changes, deserve, we feel, more explanation.
 

ETHICS

What should you do when patients offer gifts?

BY DIANE MORTIMER, MD, MSN, AND KATHY GUO, MD


RECLAIMING JOY

Virtual meetings can be more effective and more inclusive.

BY DAWN ELLISON, MD, CPC


ARTS AND MEDICINE

Somali Smile—a poem

BY JUSTIN YAMANUHA, MD, AND FATIMA SHABA, BS


RESEARCH

Study looked at the experiences of early-career women faculty at University of Minnesota Medical School.

BY LINDA PICONE


RESEARCH

Young teens in communities with T21 policies reported significantly less use of tobacco products.


BOOK REVIEW

David Rooney, author of About Time: A History of Civilization in Twelve Clocks, thinks instruments of time control us.

BY CHARLES R. MEYER, MD

 

RESEARCH

Review of procedures for women who give birth at sites that don’t have an active program for obstetrical services.

BY SANDRA STOVER, MD; KELSEY HESSIL; EMILY ORTIZ; SAMANTHA C. FRIEDRICHSEN, MPH; AND REBECCA L. EMERY, PHD, LP
 

THE PHYSICIAN ADVOCATE

The Physician Advocate / MMA NEWS

The MMA's report on policy, people and politics
Divided Legislature makes 2022 a challenge for MMA priorities. AMA House of Delegates considers how to navigate ongoing pandemic and battle disinformation. Advocacy Action Team returns in new format. MMA supports pursuing legislation to resolve adverse events with CANDOR process.

 

RESEARCH

Outcomes of sepsis by race at M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center.

BY CAMERON MEYER-MUELLER, BA; DARLISHA A. WILLIAMS, MPH; MICHAEL WESTERHAUS, MD; AND RADHA RAJASINGHAM, MD

 

COMMENTARY

Saying “trust the science” isn’t enough to persuade patients.

BY ALEXANDER JACOBS


ARTS AND MEDICINE

Patterns in the Operating Room—a poem

BY JAMEE SCHOEPHOERSTER


ON CALL

Bryan Neth, MD, PhD, and Caroline Haakenson, MD.