Family practice in the urban environment is a dynamic and exciting specialty. Without question, there appears to be a very popular trend by patients to patronize a physician who can provide comprehensive medical care to the family unit. There is no limitation to the age or sex of the patient, nor is there a limitation to disease entity or organ system to be treated. It is an oft-used phrase that family practice is the backbone of medicine, and the 1980s present a very positive environment for the specialty. However, there are concerns of which the physician should be aware. One very real concern addressed by many physicians is: How do I establish and maintain a successful family practice in a highly competitive environment?
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