Resources for Patients

A variety of resources are available at FamilyDoctor.org for those seeking scientifically accurate information from a Family Medicine perspective. The mission of the site, which is written at a young adult reading level to ensure information is easy to read and understand, is to improve the health of all individuals and communities by:

  • Empowering patients to make informed decisions about their health and wellness
  • Educating parents, caretakers and families to support healthy behaviors, disease prevention and effective management of common diseases
  • Providing tools to facilitate discussions between patients and Family Physicians
  • Strengthening the relationships between patients and their Family Physicians
  • Increasing awareness of the importance of Family Medicine among the public

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