Family Practice News Digital Network is an independent news source that provides the family physician with timely and relevant news and commentary about clinical developments in the field and about the impact of health care policy on the specialty and the physician's practice. Family Practice News Digital Network and Family Practice News are owned by Frontline Medical Communications Inc.

Our Mission
Family Practice News Digital Network provides medical specialty news coverage tailored to the needs and interests of practicing family physicians. Our staff of medical journalists strives to provide news that is fair, balanced and accurate. We adhere to policies of fact verification and disclosures of interest by sources quoted in our articles. We encourage a lively forum of perspectives and opinions from our online communities. Information on this site is meant to complement and not replace any advice or information from a health professional. We seek to inform, engage, educate, and entertain in an environment of transparency and full disclosure. To accomplish these goals, we rely on our editorial advisory board, our staff and our most important partners, our readers.

Editorial Advisory Board

DAVID S. ABEND, D.O., Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, New York

HAROLD B. BETTON, M.D., University of Arkansas, Little Rock

TINA BRUESCHKE, M.D. Private Practice, Geneva, Ill.

NEIL S. CALMAN, M.D., Institute for Urban Family Health, New York

GRETCHEN M. DICKSON, M.D., Lancaster (Penn.) General Health, Family Medicine Residency

TILLMAN FARLEY, M.D., Salud Family Health Center, Fort Lupton, Colo.

THEODORE GANIATS, M.D., University of California, San Diego

WARREN A. JONES, M.D., University of Mississippi, Jackson

DARLENE LAWRENCE, M.D., Georgetown University, Washington

CAROLYN LOPEZ, M.D., Rush Medical College, Chicago

ROBERT E. RAKEL, M.D., Baylor College of Medicine, Houston

PETER P. TOTH, M.D., Sterling Rock Falls Clinic, Sterling, Ill.

RUSSELL D. WHITE, M.D., University of Missouri, Kansas City

COLETTE R. WILLINS, M.D., Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland

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Frontline Medical Communications Inc.

Frontline Medical Communications (Frontline) Clinical and Medical News divisions form the industry’s largest medical communications company. Frontline serves more than 1.2 million physicians and other health care professionals with diverse print and interactive multimedia products and platforms, and live events. More than 30 enduring specialty journal brands offer a powerful synergy, including indexed, clinical, practical, and daily news-oriented content in Allergy, Cardiology, Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Endocrinology/Diabetology, Family Medicine, Federal clinical medicine, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine,Neurology, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Obstetrics/ Gynecology, Oncology/Hematology, Orthopedic Surgery, Pain Medicine, Pediatrics, Primary care,Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Rheumatology, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, and Thoracic Surgery.

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Last updated December 11, 2014