Reflective writing for physicians: The 55-word story

I encourage you to consider this tool as a short writing exercise to help process your emotions after a difficult patient encounter or a challenging day. 55 words, we can all do that!

Here are two that I came up with:

Three Yeses and a No

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Now it’s your turn! Send me your 55-word story! I’d love to post it here.

Submit it to me in the comments box, or email me at jennifermd@thehopefulcancerdoc.com, and I’ll consider your submission for publication in this post.

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Physician/writer. Essayist, published in NEJM, JAMA, JAMA Oncology, Journal of Clinical Oncology, and The ASCO Post. Doximity Op-Med Fellow.

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