Articles about ‘Family Medicine’

Announcing Over 100 New Case-Based Questions in NEJM Knowledge+ Family Medicine Board Review

At NEJM Knowledge+, we’re committed to ensuring that our products cover the breadth of knowledge that clinicians need for both clinical practice and board exam preparation. NEJM Knowledge+ Family Medicine Board Review, launched in February 2015, already contains more than 1500 case-based questions on the most relevant and [...]

By Josette Akresh-Gonzales, Editorial Systems Manager, NEJM Group Education|2016-08-11T12:02:13-04:00August 11th, 2016|Family Medicine, Learning|5 Comments

Why and When to Consider Taking a Family Medicine Board Review Course

As with most medical specialties, there has been controversy over the past decade regarding changes to the maintenance of certification process for board-certified family medicine physicians (MC-FP) and, in particular, changes to the American Board of Family Medicine’s high-stakes board exam process. Beginning in 2006, the ABFM: Computerized [...]

By NEJM Knowledge+ Team|2022-05-16T16:16:06-04:00April 21st, 2016|Family Medicine|6 Comments

Improve Your Recall for Medical Board Exams

Most physicians use multiple study methods to prepare for their medical board exams, and most have a multitude of tricks for remembering what they need to know — from mnemonics and anecdotes to visual memory. Did you know, though, that the very act of testing yourself can improve [...]

By Josette Akresh-Gonzales, Editorial Systems Manager, NEJM Group Education|2015-07-30T09:00:02-04:00July 30th, 2015|Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Learning, NEJM Knowledge+|5 Comments

What Is Family Practice Medicine?

It’s 7:30 AM, and in thousands of doctors’ offices around the country, family physicians fling wide their doors to the first patients of the day. Family practice medicine provides primary care for the entire lifespan — unlike internal medicine and pediatrics, the other two specialties that make up [...]

By Josette Akresh-Gonzales, Editorial Systems Manager, NEJM Group Education|2020-10-22T16:35:54-04:00July 23rd, 2015|Family Medicine|11 Comments

ABIM Practice Improvement Modules — What Next?

The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) has been making some big changes to its Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program lately, mainly in response to negative feedback from physicians. One of the changes has been to suspend the requirement for MOC Part 4, which included ABIM Practice Improvement [...]

By Josette Akresh-Gonzales, Editorial Systems Manager, NEJM Group Education|2022-05-16T14:06:37-04:00July 2nd, 2015|Family Medicine, Internal Medicine|2 Comments

“Choosing Wisely” in the Daily Practice of Family Medicine

Commonly used tests and procedures are often the ones that physicians and patients don't question. But some of these tests aren't necessary, and others even cause harm. In delivering health care today, physicians and patients alike must think about the relative risks and benefits of each test or [...]

By Josette Akresh-Gonzales, Editorial Systems Manager, NEJM Group Education|2015-05-07T09:00:34-04:00May 7th, 2015|Family Medicine|2 Comments
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