Family medicine, general

July/August 2021 Issue
Prioritizing Primary Care Can Save the U.S. Health Care System [Opinion]

Payers are being asked to commit to a change in primary care financing in the next two years.

November/December 2020 Issue
Patient Advocacy: Family Medicine's Founding Principle, and Still Its North Star [From the Editor]

The pandemic and protests have underscored family physicians’ enduring role as a voice for patients in and out of the clinic.

November/December 2020 Issue
What Primary Care Physicians Want for Christmas [The Last Word]

Dear Santa, all we want is some help to do our jobs.

July/August 2019 Issue
Why I Don't Share Patients [The Last Word]

Health care is fragmented enough, so why would we want to fragment it even more?

November/December 2018 Issue
What Makes a Doctor Truly Great [The Last Word]

This one skill separates the good from the great.

March/April 2017 Issue
How to Immunize Against Burnout [The Last Word]

Our collective advocacy can instill hope and prevent burnout.

January/February 2017 Issue
The State of Family Medicine: 2017 [Feature]

With tremendous change taking place in health care, the mood among family physicians is anxious, but there are reasons to be hopeful.

July/August 2015 Issue
The Recertification Exam: Then and Now [The Last Word]

Since 1970, when the author sat for the first family medicine certification exam, a lot has changed - but not everything.

July/August 2014 Issue
The Shifting Role of the Primary Care Physician [The Last Word]

"A physician is obligated to consider more than a diseased organ, more even than the whole man - he must view the man in his world." -- Dr. Harvey Cushing

May/June 2014 Issue
Seven Sins in Modern Medicine [The Last Word]

Admit it, you're guilty of at least one of these.

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