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Family Medicine

Feb 1, 2021 Issue
Widening Disease Definitions: What Can Physicians Do? [Editorials]

Disease definitions are often broadened over time to include milder and earlier cases. A strong driver for such definitional changes is the belief that they will benefit patients by preventing more severe disease or future complications.


Jan 1, 2021 Issue
Increasing Share of Practicing Female Family Physicians, 2010-2020 [Graham Center Policy One-Pagers]

The growing role of women in family medicine is increasingly apparent—more than 50% of U.S. medical students are women, and higher shares of women are entering and graduating from family medicine residency programs.


Jan 1, 2021 Issue
Systemic Racism and Health Disparities: A Statement from Editors of Family Medicine Journals [Editorials]

The editors of several North American family medicine publications have come together to address a call to action for family medicine to confront systemic racism and health disparities and share resources on racism across our readerships.


Dec 15, 2020 Issue
Diary of a Family Physician [Diary of a Family Physician]

First-person accounts from the front lines of family medicine.


Oct 15, 2020 Issue
Diary of a Family Physician [Diary of a Family Physician]

First-person accounts from the front lines of family medicine.


Oct 1, 2020 Issue
Would Medicare for All Be the Most Beneficial Health Care System for Family Physicians and Patients? No: Medicare for All Would Cause Chaos and Fail to Control Health Care Costs [Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine]

Expansion of Medicare or private insurance would not address the deeper problems in our health care system.


Oct 1, 2020 Issue
Would Medicare for All Be the Most Beneficial Health Care System for Family Physicians and Patients? Yes: Improved Medicare for All Would Rescue an American Health Care System in Crisis [Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine]

We must use the lessons of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic to better prepare for the next one and address the shortcomings in our health care system.


Sep 1, 2020 Issue
Health Equity in Preventive Services: The Role of Primary Care [Editorials]

Groups that are least likely to receive preventive screening or to have timely, high-quality follow-up include those with limited or no health insurance, limited education and literacy, and no regular source of care, as well as those who are subject to discrimination based on racial, ethnic, or sexual identity.


Aug 15, 2020 Issue
2020 National Residency Match Program Results: Where Does Family Medicine Stand and What’s Next? [Editorials]

Although overshadowed by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, results of the 2020 National Residency Match Program (The Match) are in.


Aug 1, 2020 Issue
Benefits of Teaching Medical Students: Perspectives from a Community Physician Preceptor [Editorials]

There is a need for more enthusiastic community family physician mentors to improve the shortage of medical students going into primary care and to reach the goal of 25% of students choosing family medicine by 2030.


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