May 1986

Breadth of Training, Not Depth in Training, Needed for Family Practice-Reply

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B240 Life Sciences Department of Human Development Michigan State University East Lansing, MI 48824

Am J Dis Child. 1986;140(5):406. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1986.02140190016002

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In Reply.—I appreciate Dr Guazzo's thoughtful comments. I am compelled to ask, "Is family practice not a specialty?" I have hoped that those trained in family practice were able to handle with expertise those problems, medical and psychological, that uniquely affect the interactional components within a family. If this is true, the specialty of family practice is confronted with the same problems relating to primary care as is the specialty of pediatrics.

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