Research within the Department of Family and Community Medicine has grown exponentially in recent years. The work reflects both the diversity of our patient population and the vast spectrum of interests among our primary care clinician-researchers.
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The Department of Family and Community Medicine has a strong history of collaborative research efforts with other departments, including general internal medicine, pediatrics, sports medicine, and public health sciences.
Research areas include:
- Health disparities and underserved populations
- Medical education
- Patient self-support
- Primary care quality improvement
- Cancer survivorship
- Integrative medicine
- Caregiver support
- Global health research
Alan Adelman, MD, is Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Family and Community Medicine.