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: 05/03/2021

Rural Practice Success

05/01/2000 A Bonus Deal From Medicare
06/01/2018 How to Be Happy in Practice for 30-Plus Years
09/01/2004 Making a Living and a Life
03/01/2000 A Model for Successful Rural Practice
05/01/2005 A New Identity for Family Medicine: Physicians for the Underserved
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
05/01/1998 Rural Practice and Managed Care: A Success Story
03/01/2003 Sharing Maternity Care
06/01/2021 Six Tips to Effectively Treat Opioid Use Disorder in Rural Areas
01/01/1998 Using Loan Abatement as a Rural Recruiting Tool

Other Resources

Rural Health Matters [AAFP]
Benefits of Rural Practice Make Sacrifices Worthwhile [Fresh Perspectives Blog]
Family Physicians Help Meet the Emergency Care Needs of Rural America [AFP]
MIPS help offered for practices in rural and underserved areas [FPM blog]
Practice Diary: Excerpts From a Solo FP's Journal [FPM]
Rural Practice, Keeping Physicians In [AAFP]
See also FPM's "Independent and Solo Practice" topic collection

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