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Lead Moderator

As more physicians are employed and fewer own their practices, it is easier for physicians to relocate, whether it's across the street to a competing organization or across the country because of dual career or family issues. In an article published by AAFP (, an annual relocation rate for family physicians of 14% was cited.
Given that time is so important for building strong patient-physician relationships, how can we support longevity of care in the face of the phenomenon of increasing physician mobility?