ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:
Future of Family Medicine Project
The mere fact that we talk about “access to care” is a sign of serious illness in the health care system.
This will be the first in a series of articles tracking the TransforMed project, sharing any learnings, both good and bad, about family practice that it has uncovered.
If family medicine stops being “a specialty in breadth,” is it still family medicine?
Asks, and proposes answers to, ten questions the author thinks will have bearing on the fate of the specialty.
The article will describe the new model of care proposed by the Future of Family Medicine project and will address the barriers and solutions to implementing key components of the new model.
The article summarizes key findings from Task Force Six of the Future of Family Medicine project.
Argues that the depressing Match results suggest the future of family medicine unless all of family medicine can get behind the FFM initiative.
Introduces "Big Ideas" issue, suggesting that most of the ideas featured have something to do with the FFM new practice model and that the authors may actually share a vision of the future of family medicine.
This article will provide a summary of the recommendations from the Future of Family Medicine Project as well as commentary from members of the FFM Task Force about what the recommendations might mean for practicing FPs.
Introduction to Jennifer's article on the FFM recommendations.