Frederick M. Barken

Dr. Frederick Barken has retired from his solo practice as a primary care physician. He is an adjunct instructor in health policy at Ithaca College. Visit his website at frederickbarkenmd.com.

Out of Practice
Fighting for Primary Care Medicine in America
Frederick M. Barken
Confronting our failing primary health care system, finding solutions in stronger doctor-patient relationships.



Out of Practice
Fighting for Primary Care Medicine in America
Frederick M. Barken
Primary care medicine, as we know and remember it, is in crisis. While policymakers, government administrators, and the health insurance industry pay lip service to the personal relationship between physician and patient, dissatisfaction and disaffection run rampant among primary care doctors, and medical students steer clear in order to pursue...








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