Why I am proud to be a Private Practice Family Medicine Physician

I remember when I was in medical school, my residency counselor asked me if I was sure if I wanted to be a family medicine doctor. She reminded me that the pay was poor compared to surgical specialties and that it would be hard to practice in an inner city environment doing OB like I wanted to. As a medical student, my favorite rotation was family medicine and I enjoyed it because each patient had a different story. I had the opportunity to treat children, adults as well as