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Fighting for Family Medicine for the Next 50 Years

The AAFP joined several other family medicine organizations to launch the America Needs ... showing they also were unanimously opposed to the creation of a board of general practice. In April 1965, however, the Congress of Delegates changed course and ...

Published: 07 Feb 2019

Family Doctor Practice vs. General Practice

Family doctors often receive training outside of general medicine in the areas of pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, and geriatrics. General practice doctors also see patients of any age but do not typically specialize in a particular area. General ...

Published: 29 Jun 2018

Health care systems change county's family medicine landscape

“Smarter spending through pooled resources,” says Wood, draws independent family practitioners to join Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine. After 16 years in private practice, Dr. Michael Shirk, who has locations on Manor Ridge Drive and North Duke ...

Source: LancasterOnline
Published: 29 Mar 2018

Welcome to the Family: Hoye Family Medicine welcomes new Raynham doc to Dighton practice

DIGHTON — Dr. James Hoye and wife and partner Dr. Kelly Hoye say there’s an acute shortage of family medicine doctors in the greater Taunton region. “There’s a huge demand for family docs,” he said, as well as a general shortage of primary care ...

Source: Taunton Daily Gazette
Published: 21 Apr 2017

General Practice Services Committee incentives are drivers in enticing medical students to choose family medicine

I am writing regarding the recently published CMAJ article that reviewed the British Columbia General Practice Services Committee (GPSC) Complex Care incentive, which I believe contains many misrepresentations of previous research articles about the ...

Source: CMAJ
Published: 13 Feb 2017

Lavista Family Medicine & Rehabilitation

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Source: Clayton News
Published: 19 Aug 2017

More primary care physicians leads to longer life spans

They defined primary care physicians as nonfederally employed physicians younger than 75 years old who are not hospital residents and whose major professional activity is outpatient care in general practice, family medicine, general internal medicine and ...

Published: 18 Feb 2019

Dr. Michelle Holmer

She received her medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and has been in practice ... General and one of 38 at Summa Health-Akron Campus who specialize in Family ...

Source: US News Health
Published: 17 Feb 2019

Yorkshire practice becomes UK first

Allegro Optical in Meltham, West Yorkshire has become the first and only opticians in the UK to become registered practitioners of the British Association for Performing Arts Medicine ... of their role as a general optical practice.

Source: Optician
Published: 18 Feb 2019

What Is a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, and Should You See One?

In fact, a 2007 study published in the peer-reviewed journal Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care looked at a nationally representative sample of general and family medicine ... In 2017, the Journal of Family Practice reviewed various meta-analyses ...

Source: Self
Published: 06 Feb 2019

UB opens new family medicine practice

The new Jefferson Family Medicine Center is proud of its ... but cited a 2003 study of all the practice plans showing that nearly half of the referrals from the general medicine sites went outside the UBMD network. Rosenthal says that capacity issues ...

Source: University at Buffalo
Published: 11 May 2006

Lakeshore General Hospital family-medicine team taking new patients

did her residence at the Jewish General Hospital and was hired by the Lakeshore General Hospital immediately after completing her residency. She loves the family-medicine approach to patient care, which takes into account the patient’s emotional as well ...

Source: Montreal Gazette
Published: 06 Jun 2018

What’s the Difference Between General Practice Physicians and Specialists?

Internal medicine and general practice are simply two of the many different types ... “I’m not going to see a family doctor. I’m going to see one of every type of specialist for each of my health problems.” Some people actually do this—usually ...

Source: Slate
Published: 11 Sep 2015

CRISPR gene editing makes stem cells 'invisible' to immune system

But in practice ... San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, and the SF VA Medical Center. The UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program is a major branch of the University of California, San Francisco's School of Medicine. Please visit http ...

Source: 7th Space
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Malpractice Risk According to Physician Specialty

The most common specialties in our data were anesthesiology, family general practice, and internal medicine (Table 1). Claims were available for all years during which a physician was covered by the insurer. Claims that were not yet closed by the insurer ...

Source: The New England Journal of Medicine
Published: 17 Feb 2019

Business Digest: Dr. Michael Veale joins Sports Medicine in Cleveland, Tennessee

The Center for Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics is growing its Cleveland, Tennessee practice with the addition of Dr. Michael Veale, who is a board certified general orthopaedic ... Lodge is the oldest family-owned (and operated) cast iron cookware company ...

Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press
Published: 17 Feb 2019

Napan offers the Eastern side of healing

There are those that look to an older tradition for wellness and relief—traditional Chinese medicine ... Practice offers $10 treatments to patients suffering from PTSD and addiction as well as ...

Source: Napa Valley Register
Published: 16 Feb 2019

Lancaster General family medicine practice opens second office in Lititz

Lancaster General Health's family medicine practice in Lititz has opened a second office, the health system announced today. The new location is at 51 Peters Road and the existing one is at 562 West Second Avenue. The practice offers wellness and ...

Source: LancasterOnline
Published: 27 Oct 2016

This Minnesota pharmacy mixes drugs from scratch to help patients

Humphrey is betting that specialty pharmacy operations like hers, whose lineage can be traced back to two family ... the medicine or forcing it down and every method failed. A veterinarian, Fay-Thompson had used compounding pharmacies in her practice.

Source: Star Tribune
Published: 18 Feb 2019

More primary care physicians leads to longer life spans, Stanford researcher says

The researchers' finding will be published Feb. 18 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Basu ... activity is outpatient care in general practice, family medicine, general internal medicine and general ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 18 Feb 2019

HEALTH MATTERS: Family Medicine Residency marks 20 years of doctor training

Every doctor travels the same general path: college ... After graduating from the residency, doctors are allowed to practice their specialty on their own. No supervision required. The Montana Family Medicine Residency, the first residency of any kind ...

Source: Billings Gazette
Published: 28 Jun 2016

UM program looks to expand as 10 family medicine residents make rounds

“After three years of general practice, 70 percent of family medicine residents practice near the area where they completed their residency. This is a vey important addition to our community.” Nearly a year into the program, Vasquez looks back on the ...

Source: Missoulian
Published: 16 Jan 2014

What is the future of family medicine?

So it's no surprise that family medicine is growing rapidly. Business Insider reported that in 2014, general practice doctors ranked as the No. 1 profession in terms of both job growth and salary, with their numbers increasing at a rate of nearly 10 ...

Published: 27 Apr 2015

Contra Costa Family Medicine Residency Among Top 10 Physician Training Programs In U.S.

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, CA – For the second consecutive year, the Contra Costa Family Medicine Residency Program ... began in the early 1950s as a general practice training program before evolving in 1975 into a family medicine residency, which includes ...

Source: USA Patch
Published: 04 Oct 2016

The Attributes of the Clinical Trainer as a Role Model: A Systematic Review

Supplemental Digital Content is available in the text. Dr. Jochemsen-van der Leeuw is a PhD student, Department of General Practice/Family Medicine, Academic Medical Center–University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Dr. van Dijk is assistant ...

Source: LWW Journals
Published: 19 Nov 2012

In medicine, 'social prescribing' is catching on despite lack of evidence

These activities are associated with improved health, and for some, pursuing them can ease their troubles while also relieving pressure on over-burdened family doctors ... in the British Journal of General Practice. “Is it yet another unwanted role ...

Source: London Free Press
Published: 21 Dec 2018

Health for You: Gearing up for our local Family Medicine Residency Program

Studies indicate that more than half of family physicians stay and practice within 100 miles ... Calderon and Debbie Marks, emergency medicine; Drs. Kimberly Fordham and Karen Crabtree, obstetrics; Dr. Ziad Hanna, general surgery; Dr. Bill Bowen ...

Source: Ukiah Daily Journal
Published: 05 Feb 2019

Thank you to Dr. Mark Karanofsky for his dedication to the Family Medicine Undergraduate Program!

Since July 2018, he has been the interim Unit Director of the Herzl Family Practice Centre of the Jewish General Hospital ... the patient-tracking project for the Longitudinal Family Medicine Experience (LFME) program, and helped create and implement ...

Source: McGill Publications
Published: 18 Oct 2018

UC San Diego School of Medicine and Leica Establish Center of Excellence in Microscopy

A signing ceremony, with Steven Garfin, MD, interim dean of the UC San Diego School of Medicine, and Greg Eppink, general manager of Leica Microsystems Americas, took place Thursday, February 7, 2019, at 3:30 p.m. in the Leichtag Family Foundation ...

Published: 08 Feb 2019