The geographic and temporal patterns of residency-trained family physicians: University of Washington Family Practice Residency Network.

@article{West1996TheGA,
  title={The geographic and temporal patterns of residency-trained family physicians: University of Washington Family Practice Residency Network.},
  author={Patricia A. West and Thomas E. Norris and Eyal Gore and Laura-Mae Baldwin and L. Gary Hart},
  journal={The Journal of the American Board of Family Practice},
  year={1996},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={100-8}
}
BACKGROUND There is a clear national mandate to increase the proportion of generalist physicians within the medical community and to increase their numbers within rural and underserved urban locations. Little is known, however, about the geographic and temporal career patterns of family physicians or about how these patterns differ by sex and graduation cohort. METHODS Using information from a follow-up survey of the University of Washington Family Practice Residency Network, we analyzed the… CONTINUE READING