Accelerating Momentum Toward Improved Health for Patients and Populations: Family Medicine as a Disruptive Innovation-A Perspective from the Keystone IV Conference

Glen Stream, Jennifer Devoe, Lauren S. Hughes, Robert L. Phillips

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This paper was prepared in follow up to the G. Gayle Stephens Keystone IV Conference by authors who attended the conference and are also members of the Family Medicine for America's Health board of directors ( It connects the aspirations of the current strategic and communications efforts of FMAHealth with the ideas developed at the conference. The FMAHealth project is sponsored by 8 national family medicine organizations and seeks to build on the work of the original Future of Family Medicine project. Among its objectives are a robust family physician workforce practicing in a continually improving medical home model, supported by a comprehensive payment model sufficient to sustain the medical home and enable the personal physician relationship with patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S60-S63
JournalJournal of the American Board of Family Medicine : JABFM
StatePublished - Jul 1 2016



  • Doctoring
  • Family Medicine
  • Family Physician
  • Health Care Delivery
  • Personal Physician
  • Population Health
  • Primary Care
  • Professionalism
  • Social Justice

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Family Practice

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