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Maryland’s Primary Care Program: incremental progress or breakthrough?

Much has changed in the past six years since our last-place Health Policy Journal Club at Georgetown. Our residency, formerly a collaboration with Providence Hospital, is now known as the Medstar Health/ Georgetown-Washington Hospital Center Family Medicine Residency Program. I stepped down as conductor of the Robert L. Phillips, Jr. Health Policy Fellowship 3 years […]

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Cancer survivorship: what is the family physician’s role?

Family physicians’ expertise in cancer mostly involves screening and diagnosis, while management administered by medical and/ or surgical oncologists. Nonetheless, as the long-term survival of patients with cancer improves, the important care role of primary health care clinicians in survivors of childhood and adult cancers has will become more and more recognized. The National Cancer […]

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How do primary care physicians prioritize preventive services?

Although many clinical preventive assistances, including childhood immunizations, have regrettably been shelved during the COVID-1 9 pandemic, it was difficult to address the lengthy list of screening tests, counseling, and preventive rehabilitations with an “A” or “B” letter grade from the U.S. Preventive Business Task Force( USPSTF) even when most primary health care inspects were […]