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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

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

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

Grant works to add physicians in rural, urban settings

Partners include Kaleida Health's Buffalo General Medical Center and ... partners include practices like Tri-County Family Medicine, with five health centers in Livingston and Steuben counties. The practice is hoping to find residents interested in coming ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Traumatic experience in chair inspires Orange dentist to open kid-friendly practice

It is part of what drove her to open her new practice, Orange Children’s Dentistry ... She graduated from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and worked as a general dentist for three years. She loved working with children, so she went back ...

Source: Connecticut Post
Published: 12 Dec 2018

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

Researchers: Vermont making strides in fight against opioids

A spoke tends to be integrated into a health care setting such as a primary care office, a family medicine practice or even ... Much, much, much higher rates than we see in the general population," Height said. Areas that need work to get off the drugs ...

Source: WCAX
Published: 12 Dec 2018

What Is a Family Practice Doctor?

are physicians with an M.D. or D.O. degree that practice overall general medicine. Family doctors specialize in treating all aspects of the human condition throughout the lifespan. Establishing care with a family practice doctor is beneficial for ...

Published: 30 Sep 2017

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

Interprofessional Practice and Education in Clinical Learning Environments: Frontlines Perspective

Center for Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research (CIPER), Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska. K. Brandon is assistant clinical professor—contributed service, Department of Family Medicine, Creighton University School of Medicine ...

Source: LWW Journals
Published: 17 Jul 2018

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

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

Lancaster General Hospital’s Family Medicine residency program earns top ranking

The physician’s network, Doximity, has ranked Lancaster General Hospital’s Family Medicine’s residency program first in the Northeast for Family Practice training. In the national survey, LGH's Family Medicine Program was ranked fourth in the Family ...

Source: LancasterOnline
Published: 13 Jan 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

15 Best Jobs With the Biggest Paychecks

To become a veterinarian, you must earn a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree ... It does not include anesthesiologists, family and general practitioners, internists, obstetricians and ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 12 Dec 2018

The Nicola-Musso Charitable Foundation and Carol Musso Foley Commit to a Generous Donation for Cancer Care at Two Hackensack Meridian Health Hospitals

Ocean Medical Center officially became a premier community-based teaching hospital with the launch of its inaugural class of family medicine and psychiatry residents ... da Vinci® robotic surgery; general thoracic and vascular surgery; one of the nation ...

Source: Central Jersey
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Mercy Expands Its Online Scheduling — In Four Areas of Practice

Patients have made thousands of appointments via since online scheduling began in 2017, and Mercy now offers online scheduling for mammography and four areas of practice: family medicine, internal medicine, general pediatrics and OB/GYN.

Source: The Missourian
Published: 07 Dec 2018

Holiday gatherings good time to share family health histories [sponsored content]

During the holidays when family members traditionally gather to share meals and exchange gifts, the Surgeon General encourages another type of sharing – family health histories. Dr. Constance C. Foreman, who practices family medicine with the New Hanover ...

Source: Star-News
Published: 05 Dec 2018

Assessment of the Clinical Trainer as a Role Model: A Role Model Apperception Tool (RoMAT)

Dr. Jochemsen-van der Leeuw is general practitioner and PhD student, Department of General Practice/Family Medicine, Academic Medical Center–University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Dr. van Dijk is assistant professor, Department of General ...

Source: LWW Journals
Published: 04 Oct 2017

Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine Announces Senior Leadership Team

She has served as medical director of the general ... of Clinical Practice and Professionalism 2 course and is a recipient of UIC's College of Medicine Alumni Council Emerging Innovator of the Year Award and Illinois Academy of Family Physicians Teacher ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 06 Dec 2018

Two local doctors disciplined by Board of Medicine

Two local doctors who are employed by hospitals in Methuen, Lawrence and Haverhill as well as a practice in Salem, New Hampshire, have been disciplined by the Massachusetts Board of Medicine ... at Lawrence General Hospital and Holy Family, as well ...

Source: The Eagle-Tribune
Published: 22 Sep 2017

Bad Docs Give Up Licenses, But Not Medical Practice

Isaacs, MD, talks to his wife during an open house welcoming him to Morehouse General Hospital in Basrop ... a line in state law relating to "unprofessional conduct in the practice of medicine." Based on Maryland's action, neighboring Virginia quickly ...

Source: MedPage Today
Published: 30 Nov 2018

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

Polk County people in medicine (September 5)

... Midwestern University/Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in Downers Grove, Ill., and performed a rotating internship at Muskegon General Hospital in Muskegon, Mich. and a Family Practice residency at Mercy General Hospital System in Muskegon.

Source: The Ledger
Published: 06 Sep 2017

Veterinarians are in control: Medical insurance for pets can avoid pitfalls of human health insurance

Veterinarians don’t want to be told how to practice medicine or what to charge for ... In Canada, Trupanion policies are issued by Omega General Insurance Company. For more information, visit ...

Source: GlobeNewswire
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare, Florida State establish general surgery residency program

Wade Douglas is the director of the new general surgery residency program. The Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare Board of ... previously opened an internal medicine residency program in 2011 and TMH also sponsors a family medicine residency program, where ...

Source: Florida State News
Published: 03 Mar 2014

UC to Host Second General Internal Medicine Conference

The University of Cincinnati (UC) will host its second annual General Internal ... in community and private practice settings interested in obtaining CME/MOC credit or specializing in internal medicine, hospital medicine and family medicine, says Bi ...

Published: 15 Aug 2018

Glastonbury Natural Healthcare Practice Expands

Growing demand for natural health care has led to the expansion of a local naturopathic medical practice. Glastonbury Naturopathic Center has announced the addition of Dr. Teresa Spano ... Spano's clinical training included over 1200 hours in general ...

Source: Hartford Courant
Published: 10 Jun 2013

Standardised criteria improve accuracy of ECG interpretation in competitive athletes: a randomised controlled trial

USA 4 Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA Correspondence to Dr Daniel J Exeter, Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, The University of Auckland Private Bag 92019 Auckland Mail Centre ...

Published: 09 Jul 2014