ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:

Urban practice

May 2005 Issue
A New Identity for Family Medicine: Physicians for the Underserved [Editorial]

By emphasizing the family physician's role as a caregiver for patients in underserved areas, we can strengthen our specialty.


Feb 2005 Issue
Managing the Habitual No-Show Patient [Improving Patient Care]

The author describes how his practice addressed the problem of patients who frequently missed appointments by implementing an alternative form of scheduling for such patients.


Apr 2003 Issue
The Challenge of Urban Family Medicine [Editorial]

Traditional medical training reflects a somewhat diverse population but, on average, does not expose students to the harsh realities of urban environments. After an eye-opening move to an urban practice, the author discovered that she had to be more than just a doctor to her patients.



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