Family medicine is a clinical specialization and an academic, scientific discipline. The health care system, for most people, starts precisely with family medicine. It encompasses services to all family members regardless of age, gender, or the type of problem a family member is experiencing. Out of all the branches of medicine, family medicine is the closest you can get to patient orientation, in the sense of dedication to the patient and creating a close bond between the doctor and patient over a period of time.
Here are some of the benefits of family medicine: