The official organization of family practice was renewed by Ministry of Health in Turkey and practicaly started in Duzce at 09.15th. 2005. It become widespread across Turkey by the end of 2010. In the mean time, specialists and practitioners who wanted to work as contracted family physicians were trained by a standardized training module and started working. First in 2014, as a part of the project aiming to train contracted family physicians to grow up as specialists (SAHU), Turkish Community Health Institution (THSK) started to recruit family medicine residents by an elective examination in 2014. This article targets to define the changes appeared in the process, evaluate the progress and revise the problems that might be a concerne in the future.
Family medicine, SAHU (training of contracted family physicians)
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