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Becoming a family physician

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Published by Springer-Verlag in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Physicians (General practice) -- Training of -- United States.,
    • Family medicine -- Study and teaching (Residency) -- United States.,
    • Family Practice.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      StatementMarilyn Little, John E. Midtling, editors.
      ContributionsLittle, Marilyn., Midtling, John E.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsR840 .B32 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 286 p. ;
      Number of Pages286
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2187713M
      ISBN 100387969497
      LC Control Number89005862
      OCLC/WorldCa19324675

        Your family physician has many contacts with the community resources, medical resources and social services. For example, in the cases when a specialist’s care is needed, your family doctor will serve as an advocate and coordinate your care with the specialist, helping you navigate new information and recommendations.   The book has received much critical acclaim, and it is still popular among current physicians. "This book inspired me to pursue a career in medicine and research," wrote one anonymous physician .

        This Pulitzer and Bancroft award-winning book is a tour de force that deserves to be read by every medical student. One takeaway of Starr’s history is that the physician community has a great track record of looking out for itself rather than the patients it serves.   Each year, o U.S. students begin medical school. They routinely pay $50, or more per year for the privilege, and the average medical student graduates with a debt of over $, That’s a lot of money. But for some who pursue careers in medicine, the financial cost has been considerably greater. Melissa Chen, 35, a final-year.

      Taking a hiatus from blogging for now. This coronavirus thing has been really hard, both as a parent, as a daughter, and as a physician. It's hard watching patients get sick with this, and it's scary to know taking care of them means I could get it. Find a part-time or summer job at a health-care facility. The more experience you gain, the better equipped you will be for medical school. Once you are 16 (age varies by state), you may want to complete training during the summer to be a certified Nurse Assistant (CNA). Training takes anywhere from three weeks to three months. Once you have Author: Mike Profita.


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