The Clinical Content of Family Medicine

  • Robert B. Taylor


Family medicine emerged from social forces and health needs present in the 1960s—at a time when the currents of social change favored a return to self-determination and concern for one’s fellow man, and when medical philosophers expressed dismay regarding the fragmentation of health care.1 Family medicine flourished in this favorable climate and evolved into a professional and academic discipline that transcends traditional specialty boundaries, thereby—according to Stein—reintroducing a world-view of interrelatedness into medicine.2


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