ITEMS IN AFP WITH MESH TERM:
Women in Medicine - Resident and Student Voice
The U.S. Primary Care Physician Workforce: Persistently Declining Interest in Primary Care Medical Specialties - Graham Center Policy One-Pagers
The U.S. Primary Care Physician Workforce: Minimal Growth 1980-1999 - Graham Center Policy One-Pagers
Who Filled First-Year Family Medicine Residency Positions from 1991 to 2004? - Graham Center Policy One-Pagers
Rural Origins and Choosing Family Medicine Predict Future Rural Practice - Graham Center Policy One-Pagers
ABSTRACT: This article provides answers to many questions medical students ask about the specialty of family medicine. It was developed through the collaborative efforts of several family medicine organizations, including the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, the Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors, and the Association of Departments of Family Medicine. The article discusses the benefits of primary care and family medicine, the education and training of family physicians, the scope of medical practice in the specialty, and issues related to lifestyle and medical student debt.