Family Doc Diary: A Resident Physician’s Reflections in Fifty-Two Entries [2017]

We are proud to announce the publication of Family Doc Diary: A Resident Physician’s Reflections in Fifty-Two Entries, a print collection that chronicles the journey of intern physician Phyllis Ying, MD through her first year of family medicine residency, told in the form of fifty-two entries from her personal art journal.

The book is currently for sale at a 40% discount.

Phyllis Ying, MD, a family medicine resident physician in Seattle, crafted fifty-two personal journal entries throughout her intern year that blended prose, pictures and painting. In the preface, she writes, “I hope that these pages provide readers with some insight into the hopes, worries, and triumphs that fledgling doctors experience…May this book ignite the same spark in you as the journaling community has sparked in me.”

The book is published by in-House, the online magazine for residents and fellows, and Pager Publications, Inc., a 501c3 nonprofit literary organization that curates and supports peer-edited publications for the medical education community. The organization strives to provide students and educators with dedicated spaces for the free expression of their distinctive voices. All members of the in-House and Pager Publications, Inc. editorial boards are unpaid and volunteer.

We hope you will spread the word of this publication to your institutions and colleagues. A preview of the book can be found on the sale webpage. Please contact us at with any questions or comments.