Cover: Forces amass for looming scope fight
Nurse practitioners are calling for independent, autonomous prescriptive authority and the ability to diagnose patients without physician collaboration. Family physicians say collaboration works.
By Jonathan Nelson
Invest in preceptorships, invest in primary care
When the 82nd Texas Legislature convenes in January, every budget item will be scrutinized. One program—the Texas Statewide Preceptorship Program—is increasing student specialty choice in primary care.
By Kate McCann
Texas’ preceptorship program needs you
Want to make a real difference in the future of family medicine? Host a pre-clinical medical student through the Texas Statewide Family Medicine Preceptorship Program.
By Rachel Dorn
Presenting research at WONCA
Case managers can help build the medical home
The RACs are on the prowl
Building the Foundation in 2010
A new look at lactose intolerance
Goertz installed as AAFP president
Mabry elected to third term as AAFP speaker
Laredo physician joins TMF Health Quality Institute board
Improve diabetes care through Oklahoma and Georgia AFP program
Former TAFP physician emeritus dies
Houston physician passes away
Deuser wins AAFP Public Health Award