Texas Family Physician - Vol. 61 No. 4, Fall 2010

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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

Student voice
Presenting research at WONCA

Case management
Case managers can help build the medical home

Practice management
The RACs are on the prowl

Foundation focus
Building the Foundation in 2010

A new look at lactose intolerance

Annual Session 2010 minutes in brief

In the news
AAFP to award double CME credit through new program
Register to certify deaths online

Member news
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