Nature vs Nurture: What matters more for student interest in Family Medicine?

At a recent conference for medical educators by the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Wanda Filer, a past president of the American Academy of Family Physicians asked how many of us in the room had been told we were “too smart for Family Medicine”? At a conference of close to 600 people, a little … Continue reading Nature vs Nurture: What matters more for student interest in Family Medicine?

A potential new model for training rural family physicians

  By Osman Sanyer, MD Throughout my career as a family doc, it has remained a constant challenge to train and recruit family medicine residents to practice in rural areas, and to retain family physicians in these rural practices. Work force demographic studies suggest that these challenges will continue to increase for years to come. … Continue reading A potential new model for training rural family physicians

How Technology is Changing Rural Medicine

By Matt Evans Greetings, audience.  I’m Matt Evans and I’m a third year family medicine resident here at the University of Utah.  In addition to my standard third year resident responsibilities and my professional ADHD that results in me taking on more projects than a reasonable person would, I moonlight down in Kanab, UT one … Continue reading How Technology is Changing Rural Medicine