Do any of your pre-med students know what kind of specialty they want to choose after medical school?
Many already do. In fact, data tells us that many students who choose family medicine have decided upon the specialty before medical school. Are you advising them on their options for medical schools that support student choice of primary care?
Stats about the 2011 family medicine residents:
Family physicians focus on the whole person. By building relationships with their patients over time, family physicians are able to develop a comprehensive understanding of their patients’ health, and offer insightful, personal guidance and treatment for every stage of life.