Topic Collection

Rural Practice

Editors' Choice of Best Available Content

This article collection features FPM content addressing the special needs, challenges, and rewards of providing family medicine in rural and similarly underserved communities.

Last Update: 07/23/2014

Optimizing Rural Practice

09/01/2004 Making a Living and a Life
03/01/2000 A Model for Successful Rural Practice
12/01/2013 Physicians Assemble: Integrating Small Groups to Preserve Independent Practice
06/01/2009 The Reality of Being a "Quaint" Country Doctor
10/01/2002 Ten Reasons to Be a Self-Employed Family Physician and Ten Ways to Do It

Other Resources

Benefits of Rural Practice Make Sacrifices Worthwhile [Fresh Perspectives Blog]
Family Physicians Help Meet the Emergency Care Needs of Rural America [AFP]
Practice Diary: Excerpts From a Solo FP's Journal [FPM]
Rural Practice, Keeping Physicians In [AAFP]
See also our "Independent and Solo Practice" topic collection

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