Journal of General Practice

ISSN: 2329-9126

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Paula Gardiner

Department of Family Medicine, Boston University Medical Center, Boston Medical Center Place, Dowling 5 South, Boston, USA

  • Research Article   
    An Overview of Ways for Increasing Medical Students′ Interest in Family Medicine as a Specialty
    Author(s): Paula Gardiner*

    Medical students interested in family medicine appear to be impacted by a different set of circumstances than those interested in other specialties. Being female, being older, having previously lived in a rural place, emphasising continuity of care, wanting a shorter residency, and the influence of family, friends, or community are all connected with medical students preferring family practise. There are some disparities in the characteristics that influence job choice between medical students from rural and urban backgrounds. To boost the supply of family physicians, medical schools may think about including aspects into the admissions process and the medical curriculum that promote family medicine as a career option... Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/2329-9126.2022.10.477

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