There are now online archives of the new weekly "membermail" sent out by the AAFP to members. This is a good weekly update on health, policy and information that may be important to family physicians and other primary care providers.
Family Medicine: Evaluation as a Dynamic Process. This is a nice article for the office-based preceptor. Many physicians are precepting medical students in their offices. Yet these docs often have little training in teaching. This article has some good advice for these docs, and may help make the experience more fruitful for both students and preceptors.
Medtrib: Docs who communicate with their patients do better at diagnosing depression. While this certainly isn't breathtaking news, it reminds us that the key to good patient care involves good communication skills.
emdnetwork.com boasts that "the future of medicine .. begins today." Hmm. Not on their site .. at least not yet! The site has links to two Avantgo "channels" and a bunch of advertising. Not much clinically useful here. Don't bother filling out the registration.
Patient Care, from Medical Economics, is now online. Full text of many articles is available, as is a healty dose of advertising.
3COM supported a project
at Wake Forest University involving the use of palmpilots by medical students.
RxList.com is supported by advertising, but has some good information on pharmaceuticals for both providers anbd patients.