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CONTENTS Chapter 1 - INTRODUCTION AND SUMMARY Policy Issues in Primary Care Scope and Methodology of the Study Summary of Recommendations Staff Papers Chapter 2 - PRIMARY HEALTH CARE DEFINED The Definition A Primary Care Checklist Chapter 3 - PRACTICE ARRANGEMENTS FOR PRIMARY HEALTH CARE Content of Primary Care Practice Physicians Providing Primary Care Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners Providing Primary Care Practice Arrangements Chapter 4 - THE SUPPLY AND DISTRIBUTION OF PRIMARY HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONERS The Supply of Physicians Supply of Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants The Supply of Physicians in Primary Care Disciplines Strategies to Increase the Supply of Physicians in Primary Care Disciplines Geographic Distribution of Primary Care Practitioners Monitoring and Research Needs Chapter 5 - EDUCATION FOR PRIMARY HEALTH CARE PRACTICE Evolution of Medical Education The Number of Physicians Trained in Primary Care Public Support for Primary Care Residency Programs Primary Care Medical Education Credentialing Policies Chapter 6 - CONCLUSION: THE SCHEDULE OF IMPLEMENTATION COMMENT - LORETTA C. FORD, R.N., Ed.D. . . . x~ a_ 1 15 29 41 67 93 105

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