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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 1-2

Why family medicine is a good career choice for indian medical graduates?

Editor in Chief JFMPC, President, Academy of Family Physicians of India, India

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DOI: 10.4103/2249-4863.130242

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Internationally family medicine has evolved as an independent academic discipline of medical science and speciality vocational training for community based primary care physicians. India has a long tradition of family practice however due to various regulatory barriers family medicine did not optimally develop in mainstream medical education system for many decades. Recently, there is growing interest in this concept in India and family medicine is emerging as a viable career option for medical graduates in India.

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