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Family Medicine
at UC Davis

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

Joy Melnikow, M.D.Melnikow appointed to expert panel of the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review
UC Davis physician and health policy expert Joy Melnikow has been appointed to the panel of the California Technology Assessment Forum of the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review, a nonprofit organization that evaluates evidence and makes recommendations to help patients, clinicians, insurers and policymakers interpret and use evidence to improve the quality and value of health care. Read more in the UC Davis Health System News

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