Training for family practice obstetrics. Let's rethink our approach.

  title={Training for family practice obstetrics. Let's rethink our approach.},
  author={Cheryl A Levitt},
  journal={Canadian family physician Medecin de famille canadien},
  pages={1175-7, 1180-2}
  • Cheryl A Levitt
  • Published 2002 in
    Canadian family physician Medecin de famille…
Family medicine obstetrics seems to be a dying discipline. All current data point to the fact that family doctors are choosing not to do obstetrics and are opting out in increasing numbers. Yet our training programs continue to offer mandatory obstetric experiences. We need to rethink our approach. We can make changes in how we train future family doctors, which can ensure that we support, sustain, and retain them in their chosen discipline. We can concentrate on those most likely to practise… CONTINUE READING

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