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    Family Medicine Certification
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    Certificates of Added Qualification
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    Family Medicine Certification

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    Galliher JM, Manning BK, Petterson SM, Dickinson LM, Brandt EC, Staton EW, Phillips RL, Pace WD.
    Do Professional Development Programs for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Affect Quality of Patient Care?
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2014 Jan-Feb;27(1):19-25.

    Lipner RS, Hess BJ, Phillips RL, Jr.
    Specialty board certification in the United States: issues and evidence.
    J Contin Educ Health Prof. 2013 Sep;33 Suppl 1:S20-35.

    O'Neill TR, Puffer JC.
    Maintenance of Certification and Its Association With the Clinical Knowledge of Family Physicians.
    Acad Med. 2013 Jun;88(6):780-787.

    O'Neill TR, Puffer JC.
    Maintenance of Certification and its Influence on the Clinical Knowledge of Family Physicians.
    Acad Med. 2013 June;88(6):780-787.

    Peabody MR, O'Neill TR, Stelter KL, Puffer JC.
    Frequency and Criticality of Diagnoses in Family Medicine Practices: From the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS).
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2018 Jan-Feb;31(1):126-138.

    Peterson LE, Blackburn B, Bazemore A, O'Neill T, Phillips RL. 
    Do family physicians choose self-assessment activities based on what they know or don't know? 
    The Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions. 2014 June;34(3):164-170.

    Peterson LE, Blackburn B, Phillips RL, III Manious A.
    Family Medicine Residency Program Directors' Plans to Incorporate Maintenance of Certification Into Residency Tranining: A CERA Survey
    Fam Med. 2014;46(4):299-303

    Phillips RL
    ABFM to Simplify Maintenance of Certification (MOC) for Family Physicians and Make It More Meaningful: A Family Medicine Registry
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2015 May-Jun;28(3):431-433.

    Phillips RL
    Reducing Burden, Assuring Competence, Improving Quality, and Enhancing Professionalism: How Can Abfm Contribute to All?
    Ann Fam Med. 2016 Jul;14(4):387-388.

    Phillips RL, Kennedy J, Jaen C, Stelter K, Puffer JC
    Transforming physician certification to support physician self-motivation and capacity to improve quality and safety
    Journal of Enterprise Transformation. 2016;6(3-4):162-169.

    Puffer JC
    The Evolution of Physician Certification and the Canary in the Coal Mine
    Mayo Clin Proc. 2016 Oct;91(10):1325-1327.

    Puffer JC, Bazemore AW, Jaen CR, Xierali IM, Phillips RL, Jones SM.
    Engagement of family physicians in maintenance of certification remains high.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2012 Nov;25(6):761-762.

    Puffer JC, Bazemore AW, Newton WP, Makaroff L, Xierali IM, Green LA.
    Engagement of family physicians seven years into maintenance of certification.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2011 Sep-Oct;24(5):483-484.

    Sumner W, O'Neill TR, Owens PL, Schootman M, Hagen M
    ABFM Examination Asthma Item Performance and Asthma Prevention Quality Indicators in Kentucky
    Journal of the Kentucky Medical Association. 2012;110:7-10.

    Xierali IM, Rinaldo JC, Green LA, Petterson SM, Phillips RL, Jr., Bazemore AW, Newton WP, Puffer JC.
    Family physician participation in maintenance of certification.
    Ann Fam Med. 2011 May-Jun;9(3):203-210.

     
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    Professionalism

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    Self-Assessment and Lifelong Learning

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    Bazemore AW, Xierali IM, Petterson SM, Phillips RL, Jr., Rinaldo JC, Puffer JC, Green LA.
    American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) maintenance of certification: variations in self-assessment modules uptake within the 2006 cohort.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2010 Jan-Feb;23(1):49-58. 

    Brooks EM, Gonzalez M, Eden AR, O'Neal J, Sabo RT, Etz RS.
    What Family Physicians Really Think of Maintenance of Certification Part II Activities.
    J Contin Educ Health Prof. 2017 Fall;37(4):223-229.

    Elward K, Blackburn B, Peterson LE, Greenawald M, Hagen M.
    Improving quality of care and guideline adherence for asthma through a group self-assessment module
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2014 May-June;27(3):391-398 

    Hagen MD.
    ABFM's heart failure self-assessment module simulation actions vis-a-vis guideline recommendations.
    Ann Fam Med. 2012 Jul-Aug;10(4):374-375.

    Hagen MD.
    Knowledge Assessment Responses in the ABFM Self-Assessment Modules (SAMs).
    Ann Fam Med. 2012 Nov;10(6):573-574.

    Hagen MD, Ivins DJ, Puffer JC, Rinaldo J, Roussel GH, Sumner W, Xu J.
    Maintenance of certification for family physicians (MC-FP) self assessment modules (SAMs): the first year.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2006 Jul-Aug;19(4):398-403. 

    Hagen MD, Quan MA, Fain R, DeBord W.
    ABFM's self-assessment module (SAM) revision process
    Ann Fam Med. 2015 Jan-Feb;13(1):88-89.

    Hagen MD, Sumner W, Fu H.
    Diuretic of Choice in ABFM Hypertension Self-Assessment Module Simulations.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2012 Nov;25(6):805-809. 

    Mason M, Rinaldo J.
    Listening to the diplomates: physicians' feedback on Self-Assessment Modules.
    Ann Fam Med. 2005 Sep-Oct;3(5):473-474. 

    Peterson LEBlackburn B, King MR.
    Completing Self-Assessment Modules during Residency is Associated with Better Certification Exam Results. 
    Family Med. 2014 Sept;46(8):597-602.

     
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    Cognitive Expertise

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    Leigh TM, Young PR, Haley JV
    Performances of family practice diplomates on successive mandatory recertification examinations.
    Acad Med. 1993 Dec;68(12):912-919.

    Mankin HJ, Lloyd JS, Rovinelli RJ
    Pilot study using 'dangerous answers' as scoring technique on certifying examinations.
    J Med Educ. 1987 Aug;62(8):621-624.

    Norris TE, Rovinelli RJ, Puffer JC, Rinaldo J, Price DW
    From specialty-based to practice-based: a new blueprint for the American Board of Family Medicine cognitive examination.
    J Am Board Fam Pract. 2005 Nov-Dec;18(6):546-554.

    O'Neill TR, Peabody MR.
    Impact of One Versus Two Content-Specific Modules on American Board of Family Medicine Certification Examination Scores.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2017 1/2;30(1):85-90.

    O'Neill TR, Peabody MR, Puffer JC
    Differences in Canadian and US Medical Student Preparation for Family Medicine
    Fam Med. 2016 Nov;48(10):770-774.

    O'Neill TR, Peabody MR, Song H
    The Predictive Validity of the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners' COMLEX-USA Examinations With Regard to Outcomes on American Board of Family Medicine Examinations
    Acad Med. 2016 Nov;91(11):1568-1575.

    O'Neill TR, Peabody MR, Stelter KL, Hagen MD
    Assessing the viability of External Searchable Resources on the American Board of Family Medicine’s certification examination.
    ERIC Database(ED557719); 2015.

    O'Neill TR, Royal KD, Schulte B, Leigh TM
    Comparing the Performance of Allopathically and Osteopathically Trained Physicians on the American Board of Family Medicine's Certification Examination.
    Educational Resource Center: ERIC Database (ED506669). 2009.

    O'Neill TR, Royal KD, Puffer JC
    Performance on the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) certification examination: are superior test-taking skills alone sufficient to pass?
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2011 Mar-Apr;24(2):175-180.

    O'Neill TR, Sun L, Peabody MR, Royal KD
    The Impact of Repeated Exposure to Items
    Teach Learn Med. 2015;27(4):404-409.

    Peabody M, O'Neill T 
    Illustrating the Psychometric Construct of Family Medicine on the American Board of Family Medicine's Examinations.
    Rasch SIG; 2015.

    Peabody M, O'Neill T, Puffer J
    Response: Re: Performance on the Maintenance of Certification for Family Physicians (MC-FP) Examination: Comparison of Initial Certifiers with Experienced Physicians
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2015 Jul-Aug;28(4):537.

    Peabody MR, O'Neill TR, Puffer JC.
    Performance on the Maintenance of Certification for Family Physicians (MC-FP) Examination: Comparison of Initial Certifiers with Experienced Physicians.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2015 Mar-Apr;28(2):294-295.

    Peterson LE, Blackburn B, Peabody M, O'Neill TR.
    Family Physicians' Scope of Practice and American Board of Family Medicine Recertification Examination Performance.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2015 Mar-Apr;28(2):265-270.

    Peterson LE, Blackburn B, King MR.
    Completing Self-Assessment Modules during Residency is Associated with Better Certification Exam Results.
    Family Med. 2014 Sept;46(8):597-602.

    Pisacano NJ, Veloski JJ, Brucker PC, Gonnella JS.
    Defining the content of board certification examinations.
    Res Med Educ. 1986;25:205-210.

    Pisacano NJ, Veloski JJ, Brucker PC, Gonnella JS.
    Classifying the content of board certification examinations.
    Acad Med. 1989 Mar;64(3):149-154.

    Royal KD, Puffer J.
    A Closer Look at Recertification Candidate Pass Rates.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2013;26(4):478-479.

    Royal KD, Puffer J.
    A Closer Look at Recertification Candidate Pass Rates.
    Ann Fam Med. 2013;11(4):389-390.

    Schulte BM, Mannino DM, Royal KD, Brown SL, Peterson LE, Puffer JC.
    Community size and organization of practice predict family physician recertification success
    J Am Board Fam Med 2014 May-June;27(3):383-390

    Veloski JJ, Rabinowitz HK, Robeson MR, Young PR.
    Patients don't present with five choices: an alternative to multiple-choice tests in assessing physicians' competence.
    Acad Med. 1999 May;74(5):539-546. 

     
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    Performance Improvement

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    Eden AR, Hansen E, Hagen MD, Peterson LE.
    Physician Perceptions of Performance Feedback in a Quality Improvement Activity.
    Am J Med Qual. 2018 May/Jun;33(3):283-290.

    Hagen M.
    Improving Performance Improvement.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2017 May-Jun;30(3):396-398.

    Peterson LE, Blackburn B, Phillips RL, Puffer JC.
    Improving quality of care for diabetes through a maintenance of certification activity: family physicians' use of the chronic care model
    The Journal of continuing education in the health professions
    2014 Jan;34(1):47-55

    Peterson LE, Blackburn B, Puffer JC, Phillips RL Jr. 
    Family Physicians' Quality Interventions and Performance Improvement for Hypertension through Maintenance of Certification
    J Healthc Qual. 2016 May-Jun;38(3):175-186.

    Peterson LE, Blackburn BE, Puffer JC, Phillips RL, Jr.
    Family Physicians' Quality Interventions and Performance Improvement Through the ABFM Diabetes Performance in Practice Module.
    Ann Fam Med. 2014 Jan-Feb;12(1):17-20.

    Peterson LE, Eden A, Cochrane A, Hagen M
    Physician Satisfaction With and Practice Changes Resulting From American Board of Family Medicine Maintenance of Certification Performance in Practice Modules
    J Contin Educ Health Prof. 2016 Winter;36(1):55-60.

    Phillips R.
    ABFM to Simplify Maintenance of Certification (MOC) for Family Physicians and Make It More Meaningful: A Family Medicine Registry. 
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2015 May-Jun;28(3):431-433.

    Phillips RL.
    ABFM to Simplify Maintenance of Certification (MOC) for Family Physicians and Make It More Meaningful: A Family Medicine Registry.
    Ann Fam Med. 2015 May;13(3):288-290.

    Phillips RL, Blackburn B, Peterson LE, Puffer JC.
    Maintenance of Certification, Medicare Quality Reporting, and Quality of Diabetes Care
    Am J Med Qual. 2016 May;31(3):217-223.

     
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    About the Specialty

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    Chen FM, Bliss E, Dunn A, Edgoose J, Elliott TC, Maxwell LC, Morris CG, Phillips RL Jr.
    The Generation in Between: A Perspective from the Keystone IV Conference.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2016 Jul-Aug;29 Suppl 1:S49-53.

    Green LA, Puffer JC
    Reimagining Our Relationships with Patients: A Perspective from the Keystone IV Conference
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2016 Jul-Aug;29 Suppl 1:S1-S11.

    Green LA, Puffer JC.
    Family medicine at 40 years of age: the journey to transformation continues.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2010 Mar-Apr;23 Suppl 1:S1-4.

    Martin JC, Avant RF, Bowman MA, Bucholtz JR, Dickinson JR, Evans KL, Green LA, Henley DE, Jones WA, Matheny SC, Nevin JE, Panther SL, Puffer JC, Roberts RG, Rodgers DV, Sherwood RA, Stange KC, Weber CW,
    Future of Family Medicine Project Leadership C.
    The Future of Family Medicine: A collaborative project of the family medicine community.
    Ann Fam Med. 2004 Mar-Apr;2 Suppl 1:S3-32. 

    Phillips RL Jr., Bazemore AW, DeVoe JE, Weida TJ, Krist AH, Dulin MF, Biagioli FE
    A Family Medicine Health Technology Strategy for Achieving the Triple Aim for US Health Care.
    Fam Med. 2015 Sep;47(8):628-635.

    Phillips RL, Pugno PA, Saultz JW, Tuggy ML, Borkan JM, Hoekzema GS, DeVoe JE, Weida JA, Peterson LE, Hughes LS, Kruse JE, Puffer JC.
    Health is Primary: Family Medicine for America's Health. 
    Ann Fam Med. 2014 Oct;12(Suppl 1):S1-S12. 

    Phillips RL, Brundgardt S, Lesko SE, Kittle N, Marker JE, Tuggy ML, LeFevre ML, Borkan JM, DeGruy FV, Loomis GA, Krug N.
    The Future Role of the Family Physician in the United States: A Rigorous Exercise in Definition
    Ann Fam Med 2014 May-June;12(3):250-255

    Pisacano NJ.
    General Practice: A Eulogy.
    GP. 1964 Feb;29:173-181.  

    Puffer JC, Borkan J, DeVoe JE, Davis A, Phillips RL, Jr., Green LA, Saultz JW
    Envisioning a New Health Care System for America
    Fam Med. 2015 Sep;47(8):598-603

    Stream G, DeVoe JE, Hughes LS, Phillips RL, Jr.
    Accelerating Momentum Toward Improved Health for Patients and Populations: Family Medicine as a Disruptive InnovationA— Perspective from the Keystone IV Conference
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2016 Jul-Aug;29 Suppl 1:S60-63.

    van Weel C, Turnbull D, Ramirez J, Bazemore A, Glazier RH, Jaen C, Phillips B, Salsberg J.
    Supporting Health Reform in Mexico: Experiences and Suggestions from an International Primary Health Care Conference
    Ann Fam Med. 2016 May;14(3):279-280.

     
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    Certificates of Added Qualification

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    Eden AR, Peterson LE.
    Impact of Potential Accreditation and Certification in Family Medicine Maternity Care.
    Fam Med. 2017 Jan;49(1):14-21.

    Raddatz MM, Royal KD, Pennington J.
    Evaluating the Systematic Validity of a Medical Subspecialty Examination.
    Educational Resource Center: ERIC Database (ED537710). 2012. 

    Peterson LE, Cochrane A, Bazemore AW, Baxley E, Phillips RL.
    Only one Third of Family Physicians can Estimate their Panel Size.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2015 Mar-Apr;28(2):173-174.

     
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    Clinical Simulation: Research

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    Hagen MD, Sumner W, Roussel GH.
    "the End of the Beginning" for Clinical Simulation in the Abfm Self-Assessment Modules (Sams).
    Ann Fam Med. 2016 May;14(3):281-282.

    Marek V. Sumner W, Truszczynski M.
    Creating Evolution Scenarios for Hybrid Systems.
    Proceeding of the IEEE-SMC Symp: CESA96. 1996;online.

    Roussel GH, Xu J. 
    Adding conversational interviews to a patient simulator.
    AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2008:1117.

    Sumner W, Ding E, Fischer I, Hagen M.
    Methods for Performing Survival Curve Quality-of-Life Assessments.
    Medical Decision Making. August 2014;34(6):787-799.

    Sumner W, 2nd, Hagen MD. 
    Value of information in virtual patients portraying pharyngitis.
    AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2008:1150.

    Sumner W, 2nd, Hagen MD. 
    Value of information in virtual patient performance evaluations.
    AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2008:1149

    Sumner W, 2nd, Hagen MD.
    Variation over time in preventable hospitalization rates across counties.
     J Am Board Fam Med. 2011 Nov-Dec;24(6):639-646.

    Sumner W, Hagen MD, Rovinelli R. 
    The item generation methodology of an empiric simulation project.
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract. 1999;4(1):49-66.

    Sumner W, Truszczynski M, Marek V.
    Simulating patients with Parallel Health State Networks.
    Proc AMIA Symp. 1998:438-442.

    Sumner W, Truszczynski M, Marek V.
    A Formal Model of Family Medicine.
    J Am Board of Fam Med. 1996 Jan;9(1):41-52.

    Sumner W, 2nd, O'Neill TR, Roussel G, Xu JZ, Fu H, Ivins D, Hagen MD.
    Family physicians' completion of scoring criteria in Virtual Patient encounters.
    AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2011;2011:1355-1360.

    Sumner W, 2nd, Xu JZ. 
    Modeling fatigue.
    Proc AMIA Symp. 2002:747-751. 

    Sumner W, 2nd, Xu JZ, Roussel G, Hagen MD.
    Modeling relief.
    AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2007:706-710. 

     
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    Clinical Simulation: Patents

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    Rovinelli RJ, Sumner W, Marek VW, Truszczynski M.
    Computer architecture and process of patient generation, evolution, and simulation for computer based testing system.
    United States Patent 6,246,975. Filed October 30, 1997, issued June 12, 2001. 

    Rovinelli RJ, Sumner W, Marek VW, Truszczynski M.
    Computer architecture and process of patient generation, evolution, and simulation for computer based testing system.
    United States Patent 6,978,244. Filed January 16, 2001, issued December 20, 2005.  

    Sumner W, Hagen MD.
    Computer architecture and process of patient generation, evolution, and simulation for computer based testing system using Bayesian networks as a scripting language.
    United States Patent 7,024,399. Filed October 8, 2002, issued April 4, 2006. 

    Sumner W, Hagen MD. 
    Computer architecture and process of patient generation, evolution, and simulation for computer based testing system using Bayesian networds as a scripting language.
    United States Patent 7,107,253.  Filed April 5, 2000, issued September 12, 2006.

    Sumner W, Hagen MD.  
    Computer architecture and process of user evaluation. 
    United States Patent 8,096,811. Filed November 29, 2004, issued January 17, 2012. 

    Sumner W, Hagen MD. 
    Computer Architecture and Process of Patient Generation.
    Canadian Patent 2,369,425, Issued 6/26/2012.  

    Sumner W, Hagen MD. 
    Computer Architecture and Process of Patient Generation, Evolution, and Simulation for Computer-Based Testing using Bayesian Networks as a Scripting Language.
    Australia patent 779,359. Issued 2006. 

    Sumner W, Xu JZ, Roussel GH, Hagen MD. 
    Computer architecture and process of patient generation evolution, and simulation for computer based testing system.
    United States Patent 7,725,328. Filed November 7, 2003, issued May 25, 2010.  

     
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    Clinical Simulation: Assessment Research

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    Hagen MD.
    ABFM's heart failure self-assessment module simulation actions vis-a-vis guideline recommendations.
    Ann Fam Med. 2012 Jul-Aug;10(4):374-375. 

    Hagen MD, Sumner W, Fu H.
    Diuretic of Choice in ABFM Hypertension Self-Assessment Module Simulations.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2012 Nov;25(6):805-809.

     
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    Education

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    Carney PA, Eiff MP, Waller E, Peterson LE.
    Factors Associated With Interest in Pursuing a Fourth Year of Family Medicine Residency Training.
    Fam Med. 2017 May;49(5):339-345.

    Edwards DS, Burge SK, Young RA, Peterson LE, Babb FC.
    Inpatient Hand-Offs in Family Medicine Residency Programs: A CERA Study
    Fam Med. 2015 May;47(5):362-366.

    Eiff MP, Hollander-Rodriguez J, Skariah J, Young R, Waller E, Dexter E, O'Neill TR, Peabody MR, Green LA, Carney PA.
    Scope of Practice Among Recent Family Medicine Residency Graduates.
    Fam Med. 2017 Sep;49(8):607-617.

    Mainous AG, 3rd, Fang B, Peterson LE.
    Competency Assessment in Family Medicine Residency: Observations, Knowledge-Based Examinations, and Advancement.
    J Grad Med Educ. 2017 Dec;9(6):730-734.

    Newton WP, Baxley EG.
    Preparing the Personal Physician for Practice: What We've Learned and Where We Need to Go.
    Fam Med. 2018 Jul;50(7):499-500.

    Peabody MR, O'Neill TR, Peterson LE.
    Examining the Functioning and Reliability of the Family Medicine Milestones.
    J Grad Med Educ. 2017 Feb;9(1):46-53.

    Peterson LE, Blackburn B, Phillips RL, Jr., Mainous AG, 3rd.
    Family Medicine Department Chairs' Opinions Regarding Scope of Practice.
    Acad Med. 2015 Dec;90(12):1691-1697.

    Peterson LE, Rankin W.
    Are Milestones Really Measuring Development?
    J Grad Med Educ. 2017 Jun;9(3):310-312.

    Phillips J, Peterson LE, Fang B, Kovar-Gough I, Phillips RL.
    How Many Graduating Family Medicine Residents Have Chosen Financial Support for Service Commitments?
    Fam Med. 2017 Sep;49(8):626-629.

    Phillips RL, Jr., Petterson SM, Bazemore AW, Wingrove P, Puffer JC.
    The Effects of Training Institution Practice Costs, Quality, and Other Characteristics on Future Practice.
    Ann Fam Med. 2017 Mar;15(2):140-148.

    Sairenji T, Dai M, Eden AR, Peterson LE, Mainous AG, 3rd.
    Fellowship or Further Training for Family Medicine Residents?
    Fam Med. 2017 Sep;49(8):618-621.

    Sairenji T, Wilson SA, D'Amico F, Peterson LE.
    Training Family Medicine Residents to Perform Home Visits: A CERA Survey.
    J Grad Med Educ. 2017 Feb;9(1):90-96.

    Schuster EK, Peterson LE.
    Resident and Residency Characteristics Associated With Self-reported Preparedness for Population Health Management.
    Fam Med. 2017 Nov;49(10):772-777.

    Waller E, Eiff MP, Dexter E, Rinaldo JCB, Marino M, Garvin R, Douglass AB, Phillips R, Green LA, Carney PA.
    Impact of Residency Training Redesign on Residents' Clinical Knowledge.
    Fam Med. 2017 Oct;49(9):693-698.

     
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    Educational Research: Graduate Medical Education

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    Bazemore A, Wingrove P, Petterson S, Peterson L, Raffoul M, Phillips RL, Jr.
    Graduates of Teaching Health Centers Are More Likely to Enter Practice in the Primary Care Safety Net.
    Am Fam Physician. 2015 Nov 15;92(10):868.

    Chen C, Petterson S, Phillips RL, Bazemore A, Mullan F.
    Spending patterns in region of residency training and subsequent expenditures for care provided by practicing physicians for Medicare beneficiaries.
    JAMA 2014;312(22):2385-2393.

    Fagan B, Gibbons C, Finnegan S, Petterson S, Peterson L, Phillips R, Bazemore A.
    Family Medicine Graduate Proximity to their Site of Training: Policy Options for Improving the Distribution of Primary Care Access.
    Fam Med. 2015 Feb;47(2):124-130.

    Peabody MR, O'Neill TR, Eden AR, Puffer JC.
    The Single Graduate Medical Education (GME) Accreditation System Will Change the Future of the Family Medicine Workforce.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2017 Nov-Dec;30(6):838-842.

    Phillips RL, Petterson S, Bazemore A.
    Do Residents Who Train in Safety Net Settings Return for Practice?
    Academic Medicine. 2013 Dec;88(12):1934-1940.

    Phillips RL, Bitton A.
    Tectonic Shifts Are Needed in Graduate Medical Education to Ensure Today's Trainees Are Prepared to Practice as Tomorrow's Physicians.
    Academic Medicine. 2014 Nov;89(11):1444-1445.

    Raffoul MC, Phillips RL, Jr.
    Increased Public Accountability for Hospital Nonprofit Status: Potential Impacts on Residency Positions.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2017 Jul-Aug;30(4):537-543.

    Rieselbach RE, Rockey PH, Phillips RL, Klink K, Cox M.
    Aligning Expansion of Graduate Medical Education with Recent Recommendations for Reform.
    Ann Intern Med. 2014 Nov;161(9):668-669.

     
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    In-Training Exam

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    Leigh TM, Johnson TP, Pisacano NJ.
    Predictive validity of the American Board of Family Practice In-Training Examination.
    Acad Med. 1990 Jul;65(7):454-457. 
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2242200 
      
    O'Neill T, Royal KD, Raddatz MM.
    Demonstrating the construct stability of a translated exam for family medicine residents.
    The International Journal Educational and Psychological Assessment. 2011;6(2):31-41.

     O'Neill TR, Li Z, Peabody MR, Lybarger M, Royal KD, Puffer JC.
    The Predictive Validity of ABFM's In-Training Examination.
    Fam Med. 2015 May;47(5):349-356.

     
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    JABFM Policy Briefs

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    Barreto TW, Eden AR, Petterson S, Bazemore AW, Peterson LE.
    Intention Versus Reality: Family Medicine Residency Graduates' Intention to Practice Obstetrics.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2017 Jul-Aug;30(4):405-406.

    Bazemore A, Burke M, Xierali I, Petterson S, Rinaldo J, Green LA, Puffer J.  
    Establishing a baseline: health information technology adoption among family medicine diplomates.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2011 Mar-Apr;24(2):132.

    Bazemore AW, Makaroff LA, Puffer JC, Parhat P, Phillips RL, Xierali IM,  Rinaldo J.
    Declining numbers of family physicians are caring for children.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2012 Mar-Apr;25(2):139-140.

    Bazemore A, Peterson L, Jetty A, Wingrove P, Petterson S, Phillips R.
    Over Half of Graduating Family Medicine Residents Report More Than $150,000 in Educational Debt.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2016 Mar-Apr;29(2):180-181.

    Bazemore AW, Petterson S, Johnson N, Xierali IM, Phillips RL, Rinaldo JPuffer JC, Green LA. 
    What services do family physicians provide in a time of primary care transition? 
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2011 Nov-Dec;24(6):635-636. 
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22086804

    Bazemore A, Wingrove P, Peterson L, Petterson S.
    The Diversity of Providers on the Family Medicine Team.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2016 Jan-Feb;29(1):8-9.

    Cameron BJ, Bazemore AW, Morley CP.
    Lost in Translation: NIH Funding for Family Medicine Research Remains Limited.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2016 Sep-Oct;29(5):528-530.

    Cameron BJ, Bazemore AW, Morley CP.
    Federal Research Funding for Family Medicine: Highly Concentrated, with Decreasing New Investigator Awards. 
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2016 Sep-Oct;29(5):531-532.

    Coffman M, Moore M, Jetty A, Klink K, Bazemore A.
    Who is Using Telehealth in Primary Care? Safety Net Clinics and Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs). 
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2016 Jul-Aug;29(4):432-433.

    Etz RS, Hahn KA, Gonzalez MM, Crabtree BF, Stange KC.
    Practice-Based Innovations: More Relevant and Transportable than NIH-funded Studies.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2014 Nov-Dec; 27(6):738-739.

    Hahn KA, Gonzalez MM, Etz RS, Crabtree BF.
    National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition is Suboptimal Even Among Primary Care Practices.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2014 May-June;27(3):312-313.

    Hansen A, Peterson LE, Fang B, Phillips RL, Jr.
    Burnout in Young Family Physicians: Variation Across States.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2018 Jan-Feb;31(1):7-8.

    Hemeida S, Klink K, Bazemore A, Petterson S, Peterson L.
    Sponsoring Institutions with Five or Fewer Residency Programs Produce a Larger Proportion of General Internists and Family Physicians.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2016 May-Jun;29(3):301-302.

    Kamerow DB, Wingrove P, Petterson S, Peterson LE, Bazemore AW.
    Characteristics of Young Family Physician Hospitalists
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2018 Sep-Oct;31(5):680-681.

    Kurz T, Liaw W, Wingrove P, Petterson S, Bazemore A.
    Funding Instability Reduces the Impact of the Federal Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education Program.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2017 May-Jun;30(3):279-280.

    Nagaraj M, Coffman M, Bazemore A.
    30% of Recent Family Medicine Graduates Report Participation in Loan Repayment Programs.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2018 Jul-Aug;31(4):501-502.

    Peterson LE, Phillips RL, Puffer JC, Bazemore A, Petterson S. 
    Most family physicians work routinely with nurse practitioners, physician assistants, or certified nurse midwives.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2013 May-Jun;26(3):244-245. 

    Peterson LE, Jaen CR, Phillips RL.
    Family physician participation in quality improvement. 
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2013 Nov-Dec;26(6):626-627.

    Peterson LE, Baxley E, Jaen CR, Phillips RL.
    Fewer Family Physicians Are in Solo Practices.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2015 Jan-Feb; 28(1):11-12.

    Peterson LE, Cochrane A, Bazemore AW, Petterson S.
    Reported practice patterns among family physicians with a geriatrics certificate of added qualifications.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2015 May-Jun;28(3):314-315.

    Peterson LE, Fang B, Puffer JC, Bazemore AW.
    Wide Gap between Preparation and Scope of Practice of Early Career Family Physicians.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2018 Mar-Apr;31(2):181-182.

    Petterson S, Peterson LE, Phillips RL, Moore M, Finnegan S, Coffman M, Bazemore A.
    One in Fifteen Family Physicians Principally provide Emergency or Urgent Care
    J Am Board Fam Med 2014 July-Aug;27(4):447-448

    Petterson S, Bazemore AW, Phillips RL, Xierali IM, Rinaldo J, Green LA, Puffer JC
    Rewarding family medicine while penalizing comprehensiveness? Primary care payment incentives and health reform: the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2011 Nov-Dec;24(6):637-638. 

    Puffer JC
    A Significant Number of Charter Diplomates Participate in American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) Maintenance of Certification.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2015 Jul-Aug;28(4):439-440.

    Puffer JC , Bazemore AW, Jaen CR, Xierali IM, Phillips RL, Jones SM. 
    Engagement of family physicians in maintenance of certification remains high. 
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2012 Nov;25(6):761-762. 
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23136313 
      
    Puffer JC , Bazemore AW, Newton WP, Makaroff L, Xierali IM, Green LA. 
    Engagement of family physicians seven years into maintenance of certification. 
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2011 Sep-Oct;24(5):483-484. 
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21900427

    Puffer JC, Bazemore AW, Phillips RL, Beebe DK.
    Certification Status of family Physicians in the Initial Cohort Entering Maintenance of Certification. 
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2014 Sept-Oct;27(5):581-582.

    Puffer JC, Knight HC, O'Neill TR, Rassolian M, Bazemore AW, Peterson LE, Baxley EG.
    Prevalence of Burnout in Board Certified Family Physicians.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2017 Mar-Apr;30(2):125-126.

    Puffer JC, Peabody MR, O'Neill TR.
    Performance of Graduating Residents on the American Board of Family Medicine Certification Examination 2009-2016.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2017 Sep-Oct;30(5):570-571.

    Rankin WM, Cochrane A, Puffer JC.
    Family Physicians with a Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQs) in Sports Medicine Spend the Majority of Their Time Practicing Sports Medicine.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2015 Nov-Dec;28(6):695-696.

    Sharma MA, Cheng N, Moore M, Coffman M, Bazemore AW.
    Patients with high-cost chronic conditions rely heavily on primary care physicians.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2014 Jan-Feb;27(1):11-12.

    Tong ST, Makaroff LA, Xierali IM, Parhat P, Puffer JC, Newton WP, Bazemore AW.
    Proportion of family physicians providing maternity care continues to decline.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2012 May-Jun;25(3):270-271. 
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22570387 
     
    Voorhees JR, Xierali IM, Bazemore AW, Phillips RL, Jr., Jaen CR, Puffer JC.
    A Small Percentage of Family Physicians Report Time Devoted to Research.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2013 Jan-Feb;26(1):7-8.

    Xierali IM, Puffer JC, Tong ST, Bazemore AW, Green LA.
    The percentage of family physicians attending to women's gender-specific health needs is declining.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2012 Jul;25(4):406-407. 
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22773707 

    Xierali IM, Tong ST, Petterson SM, Puffer JC, Phillips RL, Jr., Bazemore AW. 
    Family physicians are essential for mental health care delivery.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2013 Mar;26(2):114-115. 

     
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    JABFM Policy Briefs: Commentaries

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    Blanchette H.
    The impending crisis in the decline of family physicians providing maternity care.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2012 May-Jun;25(3):272-273.

    Brummel-Smith K.
    Family Physician Geriatricians Do Mostly Geriatric Care: Is This a Problem for Our Specialty?
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2015 May-Jun; 28(3):311-313.

    Cancino R., Jack B.
    Family Medicine Hospitalists Three Years Out of Residency: Career Flexibility or a Threat to Office-Based Family Medicine?
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2018 Sep-Oct;31(5):677-679.

    Carek PJ.
    Potentially Alarming Trends in the Scope of Practice for Family Physicians.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2018 Mar-Apr;31(2):178-180.

    Doarn CR.
    Telehealth: A Very Useful Tool That Enables and Improves Patient Access. 
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2016 Jul-Aug;29(4):430-431.

    DiFiori JP, Kinderknecht J.
    Family Physicians with a Sports Medicine Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ): Well Prepared to Meet a Significant Patient Care Need.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2015 Nov-Dec;28(6):693-694.

    Gravel JW, Jr.
    Uncertainty in Teaching Health Center (THC) Funding: Still Crazy After All These Years.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2017 May-Jun;30(3):275-278.

    Green LA.
    Who Will Establish a Proper Data Model for Family Medicine and Primary Care?
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2014 Nov-Dec;27(6):736-737.

    Green LA.
    A new Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine feature: the American Board of Family Medicine-Robert Graham Center policy brief.
     J Am Board Fam Med. 2011 Mar-Apr;24(2):130-131.

    Grumbach K, Olayiwola JN.
    Patient Empanelment: The Importance of Understanding Who is at Home in the Medical Home.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2015 Mar-Apr;28(2):170-172.

    Jaen CR.
    Uncloaking family medicine research: so much to know, so little time.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2013 Jan-Feb;26(1):4-6.

    Johnson JE.
    Working together in the best interest of patients.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2013 May-Jun;26(3):241-243. 

    Kamerow DB.
    Is the National Health Service Corps the Answer? (for Placing Family Doctors in Underserved Areas).
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2018 Jul-Aug;31(4):499-500.

    Klink, K.
    Urgent and Emergency Family Physicians in Rural Communities
    JABFM. 2014 Jul-Aug;27(4):444-446

    Katerndahl D.
    Providing complex (rather than complicated) chronic care.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2014 Jan-Feb;27(1):6-7.

    Kozakowski SM, Pugno PA.
    The American Board of Family Medicine: New Tools to Assist Program Directors and Graduates Achieve Success.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2017 Sep-Oct;30(5):567-569.

    Linzer M, Poplau S.
    Building a Sustainable Primary Care Workforce: Where Do We Go from Here?
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2017 Mar-Apr;30(2):127-129.

    Mack DO.
    A State Chapter Perspective on Burnout and Resiliency.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2018 Jan-Feb;31(1):5-6.

    Miller BF, Druss B.
    The role of family physicians in mental health care delivery in the United States: implications for health reform.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2013 Mar;26(2):111-113. PubMed PMID: 23471923.

    Miller WL.
    Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition: A Time for Promoting Innovation, Not Measuring Standards.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2014 May-June;27(3):309-311.

    Newton WP.
    Family physician scope of practice: what it is and why it matters.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2011 Nov-Dec;24(6):633-634. 

    Nora LM.
    Advancing Quality Health Care through Continuing American Board of Medical Specialties Board Certification.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2013 Nov-Dec;26(6):620-622.

    Peikes D, Dale S.
    Solo Practitioners Remain Important Contributors to Primary Care.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2015 Jan-Feb;28(1):7-10.

    Phillips J.
    The Impact of Debt on Young Family Physicians: Unanswered Questions with Critical Implications.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2016 Mar-Apr;29(2):177-179.

    Rayburn W.
    Who Will Deliver the Babies? Identifying and Addressing Barriers.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2017 Jul-Aug;30(4):402-404.

    Shipman SA
    Family physicians closing their doors to children: considering the implications.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2012 Mar-Apr;25(2):141-142.

    Westfall JM.
    Where You Stand Is What You See: We See a Need for More Primary Care Research Funding.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2016 Sep-Oct;29(5):525-527.

    Young RA, Sundermeyer RL.
    Family Medicine and Obstetrics: Let's Stop Pretending.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2018 May-Jun;31(3):328-331.

     
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    Scope of Practice

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    Barreto T, Eden AR, Bazemore A, Peterson LE.
    Re: The Numbers Quandary in Family Medicine Obstetrics.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2018 Jan-Feb;31(1):168.

    Barreto TW, Eden AR, Hansen ER, Peterson LE.
    Barriers Faced by Family Medicine Graduates Interested in Performing Obstetric Deliveries.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2018 May-Jun;31(3):332-333.

    Barreto T, Peterson LE, Petterson S, Bazemore AW.
    Family Physicians Practicing High-Volume Obstetric Care Have Recently Dropped by One-Half.
    Am Fam Physician. 2017 Jun 15;95(12):762.

    Bazemore A, Petterson S, Peterson LE, Phillips RL.
    More Comprehensive Care Among Family Physicians is Associated with Lower Costs and Fewer Hospitalizations.
    Ann Fam Med. 2015 May-Jun;13(3):206-213. 
     
    Bazemore AW, Makaroff LA, Puffer JC, Parhat P, Phillips RL, Xierali IM, Rinaldo J
    Declining numbers of family physicians are caring for children. 
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2012 Mar-Apr;25(2):139-140. 
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22403191 
      
    Bazemore AW, Petterson S, Johnson N, Xierali IM, Phillips RL, Rinaldo JPuffer JC, Green LA. 
    What services do family physicians provide in a time of primary care transition? 
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2011 Nov-Dec;24(6):635-636. 
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22086804

    Coutinho AJ, Cochrane A, Stelter K, Phillips RL, Jr., Peterson LE.
    Comparison of Intended Scope of Practice for Family Medicine Residents With Reported Scope of Practice Among Practicing Family Physicians.
    JAMA. 2015 Dec 8;314(22):2364-2372.

    Coutinho AJ, Phillips RL, Jr., Peterson LE.
    Intended vs Reported Scope of Practice—Reply.
    JAMA. 2016 May 24-31;315(20):2234-2235.

    Eden AR, Peterson LE.
    Challenges Faced by Family Physicians Providing Advanced Maternity Care.
    Matern Child Health J. 2018 Jun;22(6):932-940.

     Ivins D, Blackburn B, Peterson LE, Newton WP, Puffer JC.
    A Majority of Family Physicians Use a Hospitalist Service When Their Patients Require Inpatient Care.
    Journal of Primary Care and Community Health. 2015;6(2):70–76.

    Makaroff LA, Xierali I, Petterson S, Shipman SA, Puffer JC, Bazemore AW.
    Factors Influencing family Physician Contribution to the Child Health Workforce. 
    Annals of Family Med. 2014 Sept-Oct;12(5):427-431.

    Nisen MB, Peterson LE, Cochrane A, Rubin SE.
    US family physicians' intrauterine and implantable contraception provision: results from a national survey.
    Contraception. 2016 May;93(5):432-437.

     O'Neill T, Peabody MRBlackburn BEPeterson LE. 
    Creating the Individual Scope of Practice (I-SOP) Scale 
    Journal of Applied Measurement 
    2014 Fall;15(3):227-239 

    Rayburn WF, Manning BK, Petterson SM, Dickinson LM, Phillips RL. 
    Trends in Family Physicians Performing Deliveries, 2003-2010 
    Birth. 2014 March;41(1):26-32.

    Sairenji T, Jetty A, Peterson LE.
    Shifting Patterns of Physician Home Visits.
    J Prim Care Community Health. 2016 Apr;7(2):71-75.

    Tong ST, Hochheimer CJ, Barr WB, Leveroni-Calvi M, Lefevre NM, Wallenborn JT, Peterson LE.
    Characteristics of Graduating Family Medicine Residents Who Intend to Practice Maternity Care.
    Fam Med. 2018 Mar 8.

    Tong ST, Hochheimer CJ, Peterson LE, Krist AH,
    Buprenorphine Provisions by Early Career Family Physicians
    Annals of Family Medicine. 2018 Sep-Oct;16(5):443-446.

    Tong ST, Makaroff LA, Xierali IM, Parhat P, Puffer JC, Newton WP, Bazemore AW.
    Proportion of family physicians providing maternity care continues to decline.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2012 May-Jun;25(3):270-271. 

    Tong ST, Makaroff LA, Xierali IM, Puffer JC, Newton WP, Bazemore AW.
    Family Physicians in the Maternity Care Workforce: Factors Influencing Declining Trends.
    Matern Child Health J. 2012 (in press) 

    Weidner AKH, Phillips RL, Jr., Fang B, Peterson LE.
    Burnout and Scope of Practice in New Family Physicians.
    Ann Fam Med. 2018 May;16(3):200-205.

    Ivins D, Blackburn B, Peterson LE, Newton WP, Puffer JC.
    A Majority of Family Physicians Use a Hospitalist Service When Their Patients Require Inpatient Care.
    J Prim Care Community Health. 2015 Apr;6(2):70-76.
      
    Xierali IM, Puffer JC, Tong ST, Bazemore AW, Green LA.
    The percentage of family physicians attending to women's gender-specific health needs is declining.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 2012 Jul;25(4):406-407. 
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22773707

     
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    Workforce

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    Hughes LS, Tuggy M, Pugno PA, Peterson LE, Brungardt SH, Hoekzema G, Jones S, Weida J, Bazemore A.
    Transforming Training to Build the Family Physician Workforce Our Country Needs.
    Fam Med. 2015 Sep;47(8):620-627.

    Liaw WR, Jetty A, Petterson SM, Peterson LE, Bazemore AW.
    Solo and Small Practices: A Vital, Diverse Part of Primary Care.
    Ann Fam Med. 2016 Jan;14(1):8-15.

     Phillips JP, Petterson SM, Bazemore AW, Phillips RL.
    A Retrospective Analysis of the Relationship between Medical Student Debt and Primary Care Practice in the United States.
    Annals of Family Medicine. Nov-Dec 2014;12(6):542-549.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25384816.

    Rieselbach RE, Phillips RL, Nasca TJ, Crouse BJ.
    Rural Primary Care Physician Workforce Expansion: An Opportunity for Bipartisan Legislation.
    J Grad Med Educ. 2013 Dec;5(4):556-559. 

    Rockey PH, Rieselbach RE, Neuhausen K, Nasca TJ, Phillips RL, Sundwall DN, Philbert I, Yaghmour NA.
    States Can Transform Their Health Care Workforce.
    Journal of Graduate Medical Education 2014;6(4):805-808.


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