Barriers faced by family medicine graduates interested in performing obstetric deliveries

Tyler W. Barreto, Aimee R. Eden, Elizabeth Rose Hansen, Lars E. Peterson

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Abstract

Fewer family physicians are providing deliveries, which raises concern for access to obstetric care. We found that among recent family medicine graduates who would like to do deliveries, difficulty finding a position that supports including deliveries was a major barrier.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)332-333
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Board of Family Medicine
Volume31
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2018

Keywords

  • Childbirth
  • Family Physicians
  • Family Practice
  • Obstetric Delivery
  • Parturition
  • Pregnancy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Family Practice

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