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What is the difference between family medicine, internal medicine and general practice residency ?

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Dr. Steven Saunders
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Family medicine etc.

Family medicine encompasses pediatrics ob/gyn and adult medicine.
Internal medicine is medicine for adults. General practice less specialized training.

In brief: Family medicine etc.

Family medicine encompasses pediatrics ob/gyn and adult medicine.
Internal medicine is medicine for adults. General practice less specialized training.
Dr. Steven Saunders
Dr. Steven Saunders
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Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine

In brief: Few

Fm will do peds, OB and more outpatient clinic hours.
They ahve to see 160 patients before graduating. Im does more in hospital work and ice time. No OB or peds requirement.

In brief: Few

Fm will do peds, OB and more outpatient clinic hours.
They ahve to see 160 patients before graduating. Im does more in hospital work and ice time. No OB or peds requirement.
Dr. Michael Roberts
Dr. Michael Roberts
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Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine

In brief: Family practice

Family practice treats newborn to elderly, get training in all fields, surgery to psych and everything in between .
Philosophy is to treat patient as a whole not an illness or disease. Focus often strongly on prevention.

In brief: Family practice

Family practice treats newborn to elderly, get training in all fields, surgery to psych and everything in between .
Philosophy is to treat patient as a whole not an illness or disease. Focus often strongly on prevention.
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Dr. Alan Falkoff
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