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Family Medicine
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UC Davis family physicians provide medical care that is
leading-edge, culturally sensitive, evidence based and reflects the ideals of the medical home.

Feature Stories

Anthony Jerant, M.D.UC Davis to test a computer program designed to reduce suicide.“Men have a tendency to be stoic about their health, but unfortunately this quality increases their susceptibility to suicide,” said Anthony Jerant, a UC Davis professor of family and community medicine, researcher with the UC Davis Center for Healthcare Policy and Research and co-principal investigator of the study.  Read more in the UC Davis Health System News

Joshua Fenton, M.D.UC Davis researcher advocates ending Medicare coverage of controversial mammography tool
"A costly tool used on nearly all mammograms does not increase cancer detection rates and should no longer be covered by Medicare" argues Joshua Fenton, a family physician and comparative effectiveness researcher in an editorial published online today in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine. Read more in the UC Davis Health System News