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By Herbert Rosenbaum
By the end of my first year of medical school and destined for my “last summer ever,” I left my rigorous preclinical curriculum with an unsettling combination of exhaustion and frustration. I came to medical school to help the sick, not sit in some stuffy lecture hall, spend innumerable hours meticulously studying complicated biomolecular pathways, or learn about the zebras among zebra diagnoses. Despite my excitement at the beginning of medical school, the sobering realization of the academic and impersonal nature of preclinical years disturbed me immensely. I felt my zeal slowly seeping away. And, despite the strong push for students to pursue research activities during that precious summer, I knew neither pipetting for hours nor endless analysis of chart-reviewed data could ever recharge me.
In short, I needed a doctor – a mentor who could help me reinvigorate my passion for medicine.more
Working to build the Foundation of family medicine in Texas For decades the TAFP Foundation has focused on three strategic objectives: encouraging medical student … more
Resident member wins AAFP award
TAFP resident member Nish Shah, MD, received the 2015 AAFP Award for Excellence in Graduate Medical Education for his hard work as a resident and commitment to … more
Family Medicine Resident and Student Track
Make plans to attend the 2018 Family Medicine Resident and Student Track, Saturday, November 10, in Arlington during TAFP’s Annual Session and Primary … more
Explore family medicine
Are you interested in being a family doctor? There is no better time to become a family physician! The specialty of family medicine is well established in Texas and keeps … more
Member of the Month: Nish Shah, MD
Resident member chose family medicine long before medical school
Long before even entering the Baylor College of Medicine, Nish Shah, MD, … more
Two TAFP resident members honored with AAFP award
Of the 12 recipients of this year’s AAFP Award for Excellence in Graduate Medical Education, two were Texas family medicine residents. William … more
Member of the Month: Linda May, M.D.
TAFP Board member hopes to be voice of Texas residents
After attending the University of Texas at Austin for her undergraduate degree, Linda … more
Member of the Month: Domingo Caparas, Jr., M.D.
International medical graduate wants to serve home and adopted countries
After getting his undergrad and medical degrees, … more
Member of the Month: Shiv Agarwal, M.D.
First-year resident changes career path for family medicine
In his first year of residency at Fort Worth’s John Peter Smith Hospital, … more