Jane Fox-Garcia

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Only 24% of family physicians in the United States deliver babies, a figure that declined remarkably during the decade of the 1980s. This study examines the content of practice, with regard to maternity care, of graduates of the University of California, Davis Family Practice Residency Network over the past 20 years, and the(More)
More so than most other diseases, effective control of type 2 diabetes (DM) requires that patients are actively engaged in the self-management of their health. In this paper we define and characterize the elements of self-management and review the published literature for the evidence of the benefit of interventions that support patient self-management.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Graduate follow-up studies provide medical educators with important evaluation information and insight into graduates' practices. This study compares early practice choices of two cohorts of family practice residents who graduated a decade apart. The earlier cohort's changes in practice characteristics over a 10-year period were(More)
Improving the quality of care for patients with chronic illness has become a high priority. Implementing training programs in disease management (DM) so the next generation of physicians can manage chronic illness more effectively is challenging. Residency training programs have no specific mandate to implement DM training. Additional barriers at the(More)
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