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Family medicine, general
To save the specialty, we need to recognize what makes a good family physician.
Here are six reasons to answer in the affirmative and to believe that the status quo is ripe for revolution.
If family medicine stops being “a specialty in breadth,” is it still family medicine?
'Tis better to disrupt than be disrupted.
We may be approaching the failure of the past and the birth of the future of health care.
To maintain the dynamism of family medicine, we must define ourselves by what we can do better than everyone else. Family physicians need to combine skills in practice management, wellness medicine, information technology, home visits, family dynamics and community medicine.
The article examines common causes of professional dissatisfaction among physicians and suggests possible solutions.
The Future of Family Medicine reports left some key questions unanswered.
By emphasizing the family physician's role as a caregiver for patients in underserved areas, we can strengthen our specialty.
Three developments predict a positive trend in job opportunities.