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May 25, 1984

Medical Geography: An Emerging Discipline

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Geography and Family Medicine (adjunct), University of Washington, Seattle.

JAMA. 1984;251(20):2680-2683. doi:10.1001/jama.1984.03340440038024

In the United States, medical geography is one of the least known of the medically related social sciences. Medical geography is concerned with the analysis of spatial patterns of disease and medical care provision.

(JAMA 1984;251:2680-2683)