Fam Pract Manag. 2013 May-June;20(3):11.
Dr. McBride's article “The Relational Soul of Family Medicine” [March/April 2013] has captured the true essence of the value of practicing comprehensive, patient-centered family medicine. I would add that any physician, from any specialty, can function in this role if he or she has a long-term relationship with the patient. These concepts should be a core part of any medical school curriculum and certainly any family medicine residency training.
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