A small percentage of family physicians report time devoted to research

Jennifer R. Voorhees, Imam M. Xierali, Andrew W. Bazemore, Robert L. Phillips, Carlos R. Jaén, James C. Puffer

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

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Despite calls by family medicine organizations to build research capacity within the discipline, few family physicians report research activity. Policy that supports efforts in family medicine research and increases awareness of opportunities for primary care research in the practice setting is essential for family medicine to expand its scholarly foundations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)7-8
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Board of Family Medicine
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Family Practice

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