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Dr Synonymous

The Dr Synonymous Show


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A Holistic Family Physician reviews and discusses blogs, tweets and current Family Medicine literature. Interviews will focus on human concerns of patients, friends and family physicians.

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Direct Primary Care is growing and groaning. What drives it? What goes into the development of the DPC culture? Is there a culture of DPC? "A culture is a way of life of a group of people--the behaviors, beliefs, values, and symbols that they... more

Dr. Pat Jonas, your host on the Dr Synonymous Show, will discuss Direct Primary Care again focusing on some DPC secrets that make it appealing. Time, Time, Time. Expanded Differential Diagnosis. Depth of personalization.... more

Dr Jonas, your host, holds a late night session about morbid measurement, murderous metrics which are killing healthcare. The NYT article "How Measurement Fails Doctors and Teachers" by Robert Wachter in the Sunday... more

Dr Jonas, your host, will do the usual blog, tweet and literature review with an eye toward the new year. Healthcare is stuck. What's going to deliver the course correction. Will Family Medicine start a breakaway from business as usual? Will... more

Let's think about Christmas. And Dr Synonymous. And Families. And Family Medicine. Join us on a Christmas adventure, from Dr Jonas childhood town to the present. Christmas is still magic

Dr. Jonas, the host of the Dr Synonymous Show, talks about how and why his mother now lives with his family. Also what issues he and his wife and adult son face with the changes. We'll look at some web sites related to this.... more

I'm forever grateful to David Aspy, EdD, now a mentor from heaven, who taught me empathy and more. He had directed the National Consortium for Humanizing Education in the 1970's and wrote Kids Don't Learn from People They Don't... more

What is a big secret to good health and weight management? Join Dr Jonas, your host on the Dr Synonymous Show as he goes deeper into the facts and myths about the microbes on us and in us. How do we get the right microbiota? How... more

Introduction Microbes , dogs, humans, shoes and cell phones Review of traditional microbial thinking: CDC Infections in Family Medicine: Top to bottom Overview of the Microbiome Presentation Definitions Evolution of the individual... more

Dr Jonas, your host for the show, reviews some aspects of Ehlers Danlos Syndrome and hypermobility. Then discussses how flu shots are made and what's up with the medical profession. The usual blog, tweet and literature review... more