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HI bbb/ anyone

could u plz tell me whats the IM Categorical and Primary care stands for?

I am confused, so does in Family medicine.

and what is For Physicians only?

Thanks





  #2

Well, Primary Medicine means that you don't want a fellowship following medicine.

Categorical is 3 years of IM

FP - is family practice or family medicine



  #3

Thanks for your response bbb.

Does Primary care IM/FM have to serve in rural areas? just curious.





  #4

Primary care is just that - you are the primary doctor and refer out everything that you need to. Where you practice doesn't matter. City, suburb, country - that doesn't mean a thing.


  #5

thanks bbb





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