Everything Changes: Sooner or Later.

By Brian McIntyre, EdD, LCP - There is a great deal of change currently happening in Family Medicine residency programs across the nation. The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) has determined that updates and changes to the curriculum that is offered in these programs be undertaken and implemented [...]

2023-01-27T09:22:58-06:00January 27th, 2023|Categories: Family Medicine News & Views|

The Patient’s Voice

By Kelvin Wynn, MD - Two years ago, while attending the annual Association of Departments of Family Medicine meeting, I attended a session on patient engagement and advocacy in healthcare. I was moved by the stories and information presented. Giving patients a voice to help change healthcare was the theme. [...]

2022-12-09T09:59:14-06:00December 9th, 2022|Categories: Family Medicine News & Views|

Administrative Tasks Take Up More Time than Patient Care for Many PCPs

By James Barnett, MD - A recent simulation time study stated it would take 26.7 hours a day for a PCP (primary care provider) to fulfill all demands for a 2,500 patient panel. PCPs face an exhausting time burden across the United States. About 10 years ago, when the Electronic [...]

2022-10-17T16:55:59-05:00October 17th, 2022|Categories: Family Medicine News & Views|

Health, Healing, and Hope through Lifestyle Medicine

By Amy Zacharias, MD - It is not surprising that the rate of burnout for physicians has increased. The last few years have proven especially difficult for physicians due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the many challenges that came with it. The Medscape Physician Burnout & Depression Report 2022 Stress, [...]

2022-08-12T11:18:24-05:00August 12th, 2022|Categories: Family Medicine News & Views|

Health Equity Starts With Us

By Gauri K. Shevatekar, MBBS, MPH, CHES - With the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, as we witness its disproportionate impact on minority populations, the spotlight is back on the inequities in health and health outcomes. Undoubtedly, health equity is at the center of discussions, especially among the health care providers and [...]

2022-03-25T10:40:04-05:00March 25th, 2022|Categories: Family Medicine News & Views|Tags: |
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