Texas Family Physician - Vol. 69 No. 4, Q4 2018


Intimate partner violence: A hidden epidemic
When you know your patient isn’t safe at home, you know you need to act. Experts from the Texas Advocacy Project explain what you should do and what Texas law says you must do to help your patients in violent relationships.

Advocating for patients in the #MeToo era
How do you recognize the signs of sexual violence when you’re in the clinic? A New York family physician writes about her experience building a clinic for people who have experienced sexual trauma.

What’s on the agenda for women’s health?
With mere weeks left before the start of the 86th Texas Legislature, the Texas Women’s Healthcare Coalition prepares its priorities to improve access to care for women across the state.

President’s letter
“Apollo 13” and behavioral health

News Brief
ABFM to pilot alternative to board exam

Member news
Fields wins AAFP executive award | Ferrer elected to National Academy of Medicine | Chassay named distinguished alumnus by McGovern Medical School

Practice management
Your Academy offers new telemedicine platform

Asking the “One Key Question”