This collection showcases journal articles, book chapters, and other publications and presentations written by faculty and researchers of the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

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Publications from 2007

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Are statins associated with decreased tooth loss in chronic periodontitis, Barry G. Saver, Philippe P. Hujoel, Joana Cunha-Cruz, and Gerardo Maupome

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A qualitative study of depression in primary care: missed opportunities for diagnosis and education, Barry G. Saver, Victoria Van-Nguyen, Gina Keppel, and Mark P. Doescher

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Treatment practices and outcomes of patients with established peripheral arterial disease hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction in a community setting, Frederick A. Spencer, Darleen M. Lessard, Chyke A. Doubeni, Jorge L. Yarzebski, Joel M. Gore, and Robert J. Goldberg

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Physicians' perceptions of adult patients' history of child abuse in family medicine settings, Linda F. Weinreb, Kenneth E. Fletcher, Lucy M. Candib, and Gonzalo Bacigalupe

Publications from 2006

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Clinical health information technologies and the role of medicaid, Shaun T. Alfreds, Michael A. Tutty, Judith A. Savageau, Scott Young, and Jay S. Himmelstein

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Prediction of successful voiding immediately after outpatient mid-urethral sling, Kenneth I. Barron, Judith A. Savageau, Stephen B. Young, Lisa C. Labin, and Abraham N. Morse

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Writing troubles for women clinicians: Turning weakness into strength through writing-in-relation, Lucy M. Candib

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Paying physicians for quality: evidence and themes from the field, Douglas A. Conrad, Barry G. Saver, Beverly Court, and Sarah Heath

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Statin use and tooth loss in chronic periodontitis patients, Joana Cunha-Cruz, Barry G. Saver, G. Maupome, and Philippe P. Hujoel

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The visiting specialist model of rural health care delivery: a survey in Massachusetts, Jacob Drew, Suzanne B. Cashman, Judith A. Savageau, and Joseph Stenger

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Effect of a global longitudinal pathway on medical students' attitudes toward the medically indigent, Michael A. Godkin, Judith A. Savageau, and Kenneth E. Fletcher

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Factors affecting the organizational responses of employers to workers with injuries, Yueng-Hsiang Huang, Glenn S. Pransky, William S. Shaw, Katy L. Benjamin, and Judith A. Savageau

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Characteristics of frequent attenders at a community health center, Judith A. Savageau, Martha McLoughlin, Alina Ursan, Yan Bai, Matthew J. Collins, and Suzanne B. Cashman

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Initial testing of an instrument to measure teacher identity in physicians, Susan Starr, Heather-Lyn Haley, Kathleen M. Mazor, Warren J. Ferguson, Mary Philbin, and Mark E. Quirk

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Primary care provider concerns about management of chronic pain in community clinic populations, Carole C. Upshur, Roger S. Luckmann, and Judith A. Savageau

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The relationship between level of cigarette consumption and latency to the onset of retrospectively reported withdrawal symptoms, W. W. Sanouri A. Ursprung, Robert J. Wellman, and Joseph R. DiFranza

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The effect of abstinence on cigarette consumption upon the resumption of smoking, Robert J. Wellman, Joseph R. DiFranza, Judith A. Savageau, Sameer Godiwala, Noelle Savageau, Karen Friedman, and Jennifer Hazelton

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A comparison of the Hooked on Nicotine Checklist and the Fagerstrom Test for Nicotine Dependence in adult smokers, Robert J. Wellman, Judith A. Savageau, Sameer Godiwala, Noelle Savageau, Karen Friedman, Jennifer Hazelton, and Joseph R. DiFranza

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Together for Kids: Three-Year Project Report: A Project Administered by Community Healthlink, Inc., Melodie Wenz-Gross, Carole C. Upshur, and Lynn Hennigan

Publications from 2005

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Reliability of Group Health Cooperative automated pharmacy data by drug benefit status, Denise M. Boudreau, Mark P. Doescher, Barry G. Saver, J. Elizabeth Jackson, and Paul A. Fishman

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"Isolated Instances of Banal Illness" or Why the Biopsychosocial Model Is Always Relevant, Lucy M. Candib

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Health status of a low-income vulnerable population in a community health center, Suzanne B. Cashman, Judith A. Savageau, Maureen McMullen, Rebecca Kinney, Celeste A. Lemay, and Frances Anthes

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Applying a stage model of behavior change to colon cancer screening, Mary E. Costanza, Roger S. Luckmann, Anne M. Stoddard, Jill S. Avrunin, Mary Jo White, Jennifer Rider Stark, Lynn Clemow, and Milagros C. Rosal

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Racial and ethnic variations in office-based medical care for work-related injuries and illnesses, Allard E. Dembe, Judith A. Savageau, Benjamin C. Amick III, and Steven M. Banks

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Abnormal pocket depth and gingival recession as distinct phenotypes, Philippe P. Hujoel, Joana Cunha-Cruz, Herbert Selipsky, and Barry G. Saver

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Trends in professional advice to lose weight among obese adults, 1994 to 2000, J. Elizabeth Jackson, Mark P. Doescher, Barry G. Saver, and L. Gary Hart

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Teaching and medical errors: primary care preceptors' views., Kathleen M. Mazor, Melissa A. Fischer, Heather-Lyn Haley, David S. Hatem, and Mark E. Quirk

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Factors influencing preceptors' responses to medical errors: a factorial survey., Kathleen M. Mazor, Melissa A. Fischer, Heather-Lyn Haley, David S. Hatem, H. Jane Rogers, and Mark E. Quirk

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Early retirement due to occupational injury: who is at risk, Glenn S. Pransky, Katy L. Benjamin, and Judith A. Savageau

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Outcomes in work-related injuries: a comparison of older and younger workers, Glenn S. Pransky, Katy L. Benjamin, Judith A. Savageau, Douglas Currivan, and Kenneth E. Fletcher

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Primary care renewal: regional faculty development and organizational change, Mark E. Quirk, Heather-Lyn Haley, David S. Hatem, Susan Starr, and Mary Philbin

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Reliability and validity of checklists and global ratings by standardized students, trained raters, and faculty raters in an objective structured teaching environment, Mark E. Quirk, Kathleen M. Mazor, Heather-Lyn Haley, Scott Wellman, David M. Keller, David S. Hatem, and Lisa A. Keller

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Emergency Contraception: A Potential Solution, Sara G. Shields, Lucy M. Candib, and Nidhi Lal

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Measuring adults' loss of autonomy over nicotine use: the Hooked on Nicotine Checklist, Robert J. Wellman, Joseph R. DiFranza, Judith A. Savageau, Sameer Godiwala, Karen Friedman, and Jennifer Hazelton

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Implementing a computer-assisted telephone interview (CATI) system to increase colorectal cancer screening: a process evaluation, Mary Jo White, Jennifer Rider Stark, Roger S. Luckmann, Milagros C. Rosal, Lynn Clemow, and Mary E. Costanza

Publications from 2004

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Clinical prevention and population health: curriculum framework for health professions, Janet Allan, Timi Agar Barwick, Suzanne B. Cashman, James F. Cawley, Chris Day, Chester W. Douglass, Clyde H. Evans, David R. Garr, Rika Maeshiro, Robert L. McCarthy, Susan M. Meyer, Richard Riegelman, Sarena D. Seifer, Joan Stanley, Melinda Swenson, Howard S. Teitelbaum, Peggy Timothe, Kathryn E. Werner, and Douglas Wood

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Impact of healthcare delivery system on where HMO-enrolled seniors purchase medications, Denise M. Boudreau, Mark P. Doescher, J. Elizabeth Jackson, Paul A. Fishman, and Barry G. Saver

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Family Medicine in Ecuador: At Risk in a Developing Nation, Lucy M. Candib

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Making Sense of My Thumbs: Coming to Terms With Chronic Illness, Lucy M. Candib

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Applying service-learning through a community-academic partnership: depression screening at a federally funded community health center, Suzanne B. Cashman, Janet Hale, Lucy M. Candib, Tara Ann Nimiroski, and Deborah Brookings

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Developing and measuring progress toward collaborative, integrated, interdisciplinary health care teams, Suzanne B. Cashman, Patricia Reidy, Kathleen Cody, and Celeste A. Lemay

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Patient health status and appointment keeping in an urban community health center, Suzanne B. Cashman, Judith A. Savageau, Celeste A. Lemay, and Warren J. Ferguson

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Recollections and repercussions of the first inhaled cigarette, Joseph R. DiFranza, Judith A. Savageau, Kenneth E. Fletcher, Judith K. Ockene, Nancy A. Rigotti, Ann D. McNeill, Mardia A. Coleman, and Constance Wood

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Trait anxiety and nicotine dependence in adolescents: a report from the DANDY study, Joseph R. DiFranza, Judith A. Savageau, Nancy A. Rigotti, Judith K. Ockene, Ann D. McNeill, Mardia A. Coleman, and Constance Wood

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Preventive Care: Does Continuity Count?, Mark P. Doescher, Barry G. Saver, Kevin Fiscella, and Peter Franks

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Training Faculty for Cultural Teaching, Warren J. Ferguson and David M. Keller

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Together for Kids: Second Year Report : A Project of Community Healthlink, Inc., Lynn Hennigan, Carole C. Upshur, and Melodie Wenz-Gross

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Prescription drug coverage, health, and medication acquisition among seniors with one or more chronic conditions, J. Elizabeth Jackson, Mark P. Doescher, Barry G. Saver, and Paul Fishman

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Suspected infant abuse: radiographic skeletal survey practices in pediatric health care facilities, Patricia L. Kleinman, Paul K. Kleinman, and Judith A. Savageau

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Effect of a low-cost intervention on recording body mass index in patients' records, Celeste A. Lemay, Suzanne B. Cashman, Judith A. Savageau, and Patricia A. Reidy

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Responsible and responsive knowing in medical diagnosis: the medical gaze revisited, Kirsti Malterud, Lucy M. Candib, and Lorraine Code

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Characteristics of patients at three free clinics, Rachel Mott Keis, Linda Gifford DeGeus, Suzanne B. Cashman, and Judith A. Savageau

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Seniors with chronic health conditions and prescription drugs: benefits, wealth, and health, Barry G. Saver, Mark P. Doescher, J. Elizabeth Jackson, and Paul Fishman

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Does payment drive procedures? Payment for specialty services and procedure rate variations in 3 HMOs, Barry G. Saver, Debra Pearson Ritzwoller, Michael Maciosek, Michael J. Goodman, Douglas A. Conrad, Eric Finkelstein, Martin Haase, Paul Barrett, and Kevin C. Cain

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Short term patterns of early smoking acquisition, Robert J. Wellman, Joseph R. DiFranza, Judith A. Savageau, and Gretchen Dussault

Publications from 2003

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Ethical Considerations in Disease Management: A Managed Care Perspective, Robert A. Baldor

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Anaphylaxis and anaphylactoid reactions, Robert A. Baldor and Judith A. Fisher

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A Venn diagram: feminism, family therapy, and family medicine, Lucy M. Candib

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Book review: First, Do No Harm: Power, Oppression, and Violence in Health Care, Lucy M. Candib

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The somatization in primary care study: a tale of three diagnoses, W. Perry Dickinson, L. Miriam Dickinson, Frank Verloin deGruy, Lucy M. Candib, Deborah S. Main, Anne M. Libby, and Kathryn Rost

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A randomized clinical trial of a care recommendation letter intervention for somatization in primary care, W. Perry Dickinson, L. Miriam Dickinson, Frank Verloin deGruy, Deborah S. Main, Lucy M. Candib, and Kathryn Rost

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Developing culturally competent community faculty: a model program, Warren J. Ferguson, David M. Keller, Heather-Lyn Haley, and Mark E. Quirk

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Do HMOs affect educational disparities in health care, Kevin Fiscella, Peter Franks, Mark P. Doescher, and Barry G. Saver

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The effect of medical students' international experiences on attitudes toward serving underserved multicultural populations, Michael A. Godkin and Judith A. Savageau

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Together for Kids: First Year Report: A Project of Community Healthlink, Inc., Lynn Hennigan, Carole C. Upshur, and Melodie Wenz-Gross

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Underdiagnosis of obesity at a community health center, Celeste A. Lemay, Suzanne B. Cashman, Judith A. Savageau, Kenneth E. Fletcher, Rebecca Kinney, and Ellen Long-Middleton

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Screening for colorectal cancer on the front line, Stephenie C. Lemon, Jane G. Zapka, Barbara Estabrook, Stephen Erban, and Roger S. Luckmann

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A randomized trial of telephone counseling to promote screening mammography in two HMOs, Roger S. Luckmann, Judith A. Savageau, Lynn Clemow, Anne M. Stoddard, and Mary E. Costanza

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Racial and ethnic disparities in the purchase of nongroup health insurance: the roles of community and family-level factors, Barry G. Saver, Mark P. Doescher, J. Morel Symons, George E. Wright, and C. Holly Andrilla

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Symptoms of nicotine dependence and other predictors of student smoking at school: implications for school smoking policy, Elpidoforos S. Soteriades, Joseph R. DiFranza, Judith A. Savageau, and Michael Nicolaou

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Community preceptors' views of their identities as teachers, Susan Starr, Warren J. Ferguson, Heather-Lyn Haley, and Mark E. Quirk

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Generalist-subspecialist communication for children with chronic conditions: a regional physician survey, Christopher J. Stille, William A. Primack, and Judith A. Savageau

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Development and implementation of an objective structured teaching exercise (OSTE) to evaluate improvement in feedback skills following a faculty development workshop, Sarah L. Stone, Kathleen M. Mazor, Sarah Devaney-O'Neil, Susan Starr, Warren J. Ferguson, Scott Wellman, Eric Jacobson, David S. Hatem, and Mark E. Quirk

Publications from 2002

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Common Skin Cancers, Robert A. Baldor

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Assessing third-year medical students' breast cancer screening skills, Susan V. Barrett, Jane G. Zapka, Kathleen M. Mazor, and Roger S. Luckmann

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A New View of Women’s Sexual Problems—A Family Physician’s Response, Lucy M. Candib

A painful life - between multiple layers of oppression, Lucy M. Candib

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Centered in the Deep Connections, Lucy M. Candib

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Truth telling and advance planning at the end of life: Problems with autonomy in a multicultural world, Lucy M. Candib

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Working with suffering, Lucy M. Candib

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Response to Schirmer and Le, Lucy M. Candib and Jeffrey G. Stovall

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Office-based medical care for work-related conditions: findings from the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, 1997-1998, Allard E. Dembe, Judith A. Savageau, Benjamin C. Amick III, and Steven M. Banks

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Measuring the loss of autonomy over nicotine use in adolescents: the DANDY (Development and Assessment of Nicotine Dependence in Youths) study, Joseph R. DiFranza, Judith A. Savageau, Kenneth E. Fletcher, Judith K. Ockene, Nancy A. Rigotti, Ann D. McNeill, Mardia A. Coleman, and Constance Wood

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Development of symptoms of tobacco dependence in youths: 30 month follow up data from the DANDY study, Joseph R. DiFranza, Judith A. Savageau, Nancy A. Rigotti, Kenneth E. Fletcher, Judith K. Ockene, Ann D. McNeill, Mardia A. Coleman, and Constance Wood

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Pilot study of enhanced tobacco-cessation services coverage for low-income smokers, Mark P. Doescher, Melicent A. Whinston, Alvin Goo, Diane Cummings, Jane Huntington, and Barry G. Saver

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Culture, language, and the doctor-patient relationship, Warren J. Ferguson and Lucy M. Candib

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Disparities in health care by race, ethnicity, and language among the insured: findings from a national sample, Kevin Fiscella, Peter Franks, Mark P. Doescher, and Barry G. Saver

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Crossdisciplinary approaches and physiotherapy, Alice Kvale and Lucy M. Candib

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Using differences between perceptions of importance and competence to identify teaching needs of primary care preceptors, Mark E. Quirk, Sarah Stone, Alan Chuman, Sarah Devaney-O'Neil, Kathleen M. Mazor, Susan Starr, and Daniel H. Lasser

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Healthcare system factors and colorectal cancer screening, Jane G. Zapka, Elaine Puleo, Maureen Vickers-Lahti, and Roger S. Luckmann

Publications from 2001

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A survey of primary care physicians' perceptions and needs regarding the precepting of medical students in their offices, Robert A. Baldor, W. Blair Brooks, Marji Erickson Warfield, and Kathleen O'Shea

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Using the "Question of Scruples" game to teach managed care ethics to students, Robert A. Baldor, Terry S. Field, and Jerry H. Gurwitz

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Roundtable Discussion and Final Comments, Fran Butterfoss, Suzanne B. Cashman, Pennie Foster-Fishman, Michelle Kegler, and Bill Berkowitz

Walking a mile in the patient’s moccasins, Lucy M. Candib

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What should physicians tell about themselves to patients, Lucy M. Candib

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How will family physicians care for the patient in the context of family and community, Lucy M. Candib and Lillian Gelberg

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Community-oriented primary care: a model for public health nursing, Suzanne B. Cashman, Frances Kathleen Bushnell, and Hugh S. Fulmer

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What is the potential cost-effectiveness of enforcing a prohibition on the sale of tobacco to minors, Joseph R. DiFranza, Richard M. Peck, Thomas E. Radecki, and Judith A. Savageau

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Is the standard compliance check protocol a valid measure of the accessibility of tobacco to underage smokers, Joseph R. DiFranza, Judith A. Savageau, and Joseph Bouchard

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Racial/ethnic inequities in continuity and site of care: location, location, location, Mark P. Doescher, Barry G. Saver, Kevin Fiscella, and Peter Franks