James Tudor

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BACKGROUND Although numerous anecdotal reports are being offered about the growing number of unfilled faculty positions in US family medicine departments, virtually no literature exists on faculty recruitment. The objective of this study was to define the scope and nature of current faculty recruitment needs in family medicine. METHODS A national survey(More)
The growth of a family practice goup is presented as a case study. Enlarging size and increasing functions require organizational change--from solo to collegial to bureaucratic to political systems. Organizational theory distinguishes between the characteristics and functions of individual, collegial, bureaucratic, and political organizations. Different(More)
A 66-year-old Caucasian male with a 48 pack-year smoking history presented with gross hematuria and worsening pelvic pain. Laboratory results revealed low grade disseminated intravascular coagulation. Imaging was significant for a bladder diverticulum and lytic lesions of the femurs, pelvis and vertebra. Cystoscopy of the diverticulum revealed a mass larger(More)
Family medicine faculty members are accountable for the quality of training and the level of proficiency that residents attain. Determination of board certification and hospital privileges is dependent on technical and affective skills as well as cognitive testing. Self-evaluation and self-education behaviors will result from placing the responsibility for(More)