ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:
Practice management should be taught to new physicians and other physicians in practice more than to residents. It is only in practice that physicians begin to appreciate the importance of practice management expertise.
Argues that passion to take care of families is more the mark of the true family physician than the provision of the full range of what are normally considered family medicine services.
Subspecialization is beginning to undermine the nature of family medicine
Argues that the depressing Match results suggest the future of family medicine unless all of family medicine can get behind the FFM initiative.
The article explains the strengths new graduates can bring to a medical practice and the areas in which they will need coaching from their more experienced MD colleagues.
This article profiles a family physician who has acheived a comfortable work/life balance. It will also offer tips on balancing priorities for physicians.
Family medicine faculty have a high level of enthusiasm for primary care that their counterparts in general internal medicine apparently do not share.