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  1. Effects of implementation of a team model on physician and staff perceptions of a clinic's organizational and learning environments.

    Family medicine 41(6):434 (2009) PMID 19492191

    Although teamwork is widely promoted by the Institute of Medicine, the American Academy of Family Physicians, and the Future of Family Medicine project, the health care literature does not provide clear direction on how to create or maintain high-functioning teams in ambulatory residency educati...
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  2. Factors associated with a physician's recommendation for colorectal cancer screening in a diverse population.

    Family medicine 41(6):427 (2009) PMID 19492190 PMCID PMC2743547

    Colorectal cancer (CRC) screening is widely recommended but underused. A physician's recommendation for CRC screening has been consistently associated with patients undergoing CRC screening, but a better understanding of factors influencing a physician's recommendation for CRC screening is neede...
  3. Medical school curricula: do curricular approaches affect competence in medicine?

    Family medicine 41(6):420 (2009) PMID 19492189

    US medical school curricula continually undergo reform. The effect of formal curricular approaches (course organization and pedagogical techniques) on competence in medicine as measured by the United States Medical Licensing Examinations (USMLE) Step 1, 2, and 3 is not fully understood. The purp...
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  4. Disparities in the residency match process.

    Family medicine 41(6):387 (2009) PMID 19492181

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  5. Will the real Abby please call?

    Family medicine 41(6):393 (2009) PMID 19492184

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  6. Validity in assessing evidence-based practice.

    Family medicine 41(6):448 (2009) PMID 19492194

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  7. Narrative writing and self-discovery in residency.

    Family medicine 41(6):395 (2009) PMID 19492185

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  8. The secret garden.

    Family medicine 41(6):391 (2009) PMID 19492183

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  9. Family medicine residency characteristics associated with practice in a health professions shortage area.

    Family medicine 41(6):405 (2009) PMID 19492187

    While some family medicine residency programs are designed to train residents in community health centers (CHCs) for future careers serving underserved populations, there are few outcome studies on such programs. Our residency program provides three options for ambulatory health center training,...
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  10. Translation of clinical research into practice: defining the clinician scientist.

    Family medicine 41(6):440 (2009) PMID 19492192

    Family medicine has evolved into a specialty deeply rooted in clinical service. Because of high demands for clinical practice productivity, family physicians have drifted away from participation in scientific inquiry. There is even an effort in some institutions to reinvent family medicine as a ...
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  11. Drug promotion in a family medicine training center: 21 years later.

    Family medicine 41(6):386 (2009) PMID 19492179

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  12. User identified obstacles and benefits to an online postgraduate portfolio.

    Family medicine 41(6):447 (2009) PMID 19492193

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  13. Practice management residency curricula: a systematic literature review.

    Family medicine 41(6):411 (2009) PMID 19492188

    Family medicine's professional organizations have reaffirmed the importance of practice management (PM), and three of the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education's (ACGME) six recommended core competencies include skills related to PM. In the process of integrating the appropriate AC...
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  14. Advanced procedural training in family medicine: a group consensus statement.

    Family medicine 41(6):398 (2009) PMID 19492186

    Family medicine does not have a defined scope of procedures or universal standards for procedural training. This contributes to wide variation in family physician training and difficulties obtaining hospital privileges for advanced procedures. The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) Gr...
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  15. Humanizing the clinical gaze: movies and the empathic understanding of psychosis.

    Family medicine 41(6):387 (2009) PMID 19492180

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  16. The commitment to acting in the public interest.

    Family medicine 41(6):389 (2009) PMID 19492182

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  17. The physician's response to climate change.

    Family medicine 41(5):358 (2009) PMID 19418286

    Climate change will have an effect on the health and well-being of the populations cared for by practicing physicians. The anticipated medical effects include heat- and cold-related deaths, cardiovascular illnesses, injuries and mental harms from extreme weather events, respiratory illnesses cau...
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  18. Measuring the "whole system" outcomes of an educational innovation: experience from the integrative family medicine program.

    Family medicine 41(5):342 (2009) PMID 19418283

    Six family medicine residency programs in the United States collaborated on the development and implementation of an integrative family medicine (IFM) program, which is a postgraduate training model that combines family medicine residency training with an integrative medicine fellowship. This pa...
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  19. Opportunities for the use of decision aids in primary care.

    Family medicine 41(5):350 (2009) PMID 19418284

    Shared decision making (SDM) is part of a larger movement for patient-centered approaches to care. SDM can be facilitated through the use of decision aids (DA), which are evidence-based tools designed to transmit information on topics suitable for SDM. They are intended to facilitate the process...
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  20. Appreciation of the aesthetic: a new dimension for a medicine and movies program.

    Family medicine 41(5):316 (2009) PMID 19418278

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