Point-of-care ultrasonography (POCUS) has increased in popularity due to improved technology, lower costs and more portability of new handheld machines. Medical schools and family medicine residency programs are now incorporating POCUS into their training programs.
Dennis Peterson, MD, co-associate program director of the University of Minnesota CentraCare/St. Cloud Family Medicine Residency asks, how can we advance the education of practicing Minnesota family physicians who have interest in learning POCUS skills?
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A secondary analysis of AAMC data, led by University of Minnesota Medical School students, raises equity concerns as medicine works to improve the diversity of its workforce.
Read More The Financing of Medical Education: Socioeconomic, Racial Differences
The number of rural family doctors providing obstetric care is falling. Many small, rural communities are at risk of losing OB services, and maternal mortality continues to be significantly higher in rural areas. Family medicine doctors with advanced OB training are needed now more than ever.
Read More We Need Family Docs With Advanced OB Training
Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians member Emily Onello, MD, profiles prominent rural medical educators in a new book meant to serve both as a guide for the next generation of rural medical educators and a resource for rural communities and policy makers when it comes to addressing rural physician recruitment and retention.
Read More Emily Onello, MD, Profiles Rural Medical Educators
MAFP Foundation President Rosa Marroquin, MD, shares new priorities and areas of impact for the MAFP Foundation, our philanthropic arm, working to advance family medicine and improve the health outcomes of ALL Minnesotans.
Read More Transformational Giving