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The keys to advancing research in family medicine

Research is an important component of academic medicine, but many family medicine departments have struggled with barriers ranging from departmental culture to the lack of resources needed to advance the field.

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Doctors have difficulty finding practices offering deliveries

(HealthDay)—Finding a practice that provides opportunities to do deliveries is a considerable barrier to performing obstetric deliveries, according to a study published in the May-June issue the Journal of the American ...

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Broader scope of practice linked to lower rates of burnout

(HealthDay)—Early-career family physicians who practice inpatient medicine or obstetrics have reduced odds of burnout, according to a study published in the May/June issue of the Annals of Family Medicine.

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Three factors could explain physician burnout

In just three years, physician burnout increased from 45.5 percent to 54.4 percent, according to a paper authored by doctors at the University of California, Riverside School of Medicine.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Many Americans not being assessed for depression

(HealthDay)—Many Americans aged 35 and older are not being assessed for depression, according to a study recently published in the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine.

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Knowing patients' social needs helps clinicians tailor care

(HealthDay)—Clinicians report that knowing patients' social needs changes care delivery and improves communication for many patients, according to a study published recently in the Journal of the American Board of Family ...

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