Index

A

Academic health centers, 188, 206, 207

interdisciplinary team training, 11

mission of, in primary care, 9, 24, 144, 257

role in primary care delivery, 111-112, 143-144, 173

Accessibility of services, 44, 47, 65-66, 240, 329

in primary care definition, 2, 31, 32, 33, 45-46

and workforce supply, 9, 20, 168, 169

Accountability

in clinician-patient partnership, 57-58

for efficient use of resources, 33, 49

for ethical behavior, 33, 49

for patient satisfaction, 33, 48-49

of patients, 49-50

in primary care definition, 2, 31, 33, 46-50

for quality of care, 33, 46-48, 242-243

research, 242-243

Accreditation organizations, 141, 193

and primary care curriculum, 10, 186, 194

Acute care, 40-41

Advanced care planning, 85

Advocacy skills, 192

African Americans, 157, 195

Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR), 218, 220, 221, 223-224

All-payer system

for graduate medical education, 11, 202, 259

for primary care training, 6, 10, 201-202, 258-259

for research funding, 233

Alternative medicine, 126

American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), 190, 199

American Academy of Pediatrics, 199

American Board of Family Practice (ABFP), 208

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), 123, 190

American Society of Internal Medicine (ASIM), 122, 183

Asian Americans, 157, 195

Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), 182, 184

Availability of services, 8, 112-113, 253



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