family practitioner

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Recent Examples on the Web His mother, Laura, is a general family practitioner. Patrick Z. Mcgavin, chicagotribune.com, 8 Dec. 2020 Nine counties in rural Georgia don’t even have a doctor, according to the Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals; 18 have no family practitioner, 60 have no pediatrician, 77 without a psychiatrist. Claire Galofaro, Anchorage Daily News, 6 May 2020 Even if there are more pregnancies, there may not be more babies, says Sarita Bennett, president of the Midwife Alliance of North America, a licensed family practitioner and certified professional midwife who is trained to do home births. Maria Puente, USA TODAY, 2 Apr. 2020 From the hospital’s food and custodial staff to family practitioners, every department saw some kind of loss. oregonlive, 8 Apr. 2020 Will Evans, a family practitioner in Leeds, U.K., is chair of the charity Niemann-Pick UK. Meredith Wadman, Science | AAAS, 18 July 2019 Parents, teens and family practitioners report high satisfaction with remote consults and appreciate their convenience and privacy. Laura Landro, WSJ, 8 Jan. 2019 Pharmacists, oncologists, family practitioners, and other clinicians who care for people with cancer need better education about pain management. Kathleen Hoffman, STAT, 6 July 2018 Pediatricians, internal medicine specialists, family practitioners, the American Medical Association and public health organizations have all said taking children away from their parents does permanent damage to them. NBC News, 20 June 2018

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First Known Use of family practitioner

1846, in the meaning defined above

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“Family practitioner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/family%20practitioner. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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