Your Patients Need You to be an Artist as Well as a Scientist

Most would agree that at least part of what pharmacists do can be considered art. In fact, most pharmacists I’ve asked say that listening and communication is where the art is to be found. My doctor friends say the same about their practice.  When it comes to artistry in the medical field, though, it’s not … Continue reading Your Patients Need You to be an Artist as Well as a Scientist

A Story About Small Changes and What Holds You Back From Making Them

Last week I was talking to a lovely twenty-something woman about her medications. There were two things I wanted to talk about: one medication was new, so I wanted to know if it was replacing a medication she was already on and the other was a change in dosage. The two medications I’m referring to … Continue reading A Story About Small Changes and What Holds You Back From Making Them