October 7, 2021

Meet Michigan Medicine: Department of Family Medicine

The Department of Family Medicine is featured in Michigan Medicine Headlines in honor of Primary Care Week 

Eleven people stand in two rows holding signs with a letter on them. The letters spell out UMICH FAMMED.

Did you know that nearly 90 percent of patients with diabetes never see an endocrinologist? Or that almost 500 babies are delivered per year at Michigan Medicine by physicians other than obstetricians?

Indeed, most of those patients are seen and treated by faculty members in the Department of Family Medicine, a one-stop shop for health care services across the lifespan, from birth until death.

In honor of National Primary Care Week, here’s a closer look at one of the departments providing primary care at Michigan Medicine — and why the team is so important.

Read the full article in Michigan Medicine Headlines