Why should I see a family doctor?
MU Family Medicine Clinics
Our mission is to provide patient-centered care to individuals and families. MU Family Medicine manages seven clinics in mid-Missouri.
Three clinics are located in Columbia:
Four clinics are located in rural mid-Missouri communities:
- Family Medicine-Ashland
- Family Medicine-Callaway
- Family Medicine-Fayette
- Family Medicine-Fulton Family Health
Our physicians provide care for indigent and medically underserved families in the Columbia area:
MU Family Medicine Patient Resources
Understanding the Specialty of Family Medicine
Your Future is Family Medicine
Learn more about the role of family physicians, family medicine’s basket of services, and the family medicine model of practice in this flyer created by the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Patient-Centered Medical Home
Across the country, a more effective and efficient way of delivering health care is transforming the practice of family medicine; it’s called the Patient-Centered Medical Home. Watch this video, produced by the American Academy of Family Physicians, to understand this concept and how it’s improving patient care, patient satisfaction, and physician professional satisfaction.
Online Health Information for Patients
We have compiled a list of web sites that offer patient information on a wide range of health care topics. These links are not part of our department web site, and we do not assume responsibility for the information they provide.
Note: Medical information obtained from the web should not substitute for the advice of your physician.
Consumer health information provided by the Department of Health and Human Services
- Women’s Health Information Center
Women’s health information provided by the Department of Health and Human Services
Health care information from the National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health
- Family Doctor
The American Academy of Family Physicians provides health information for the entire family
- Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Evidence-based information on health care outcomes, quality, cost, use, and access
- SHOTS: Online Annual Immunization Schedule
A web-based resource sponsored by STFM’s Group on Immunization Education