Why Family Medicine?

Updated: Feb 21, 2019

Trying to figure out what kind of doctor you should become? Wondering what specialty you should choose? Then SheMD's Why Specialty Series is perfect for you! We're bringing you female physicians sharing WHY they chose their specialty. Today's post is on why Dr. Flock chose the field of Family Medicine and why Family Medicine is a great field for women.

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It should be noted that I am writing this from inside a community hospital in Wilmington, North Carolina as we go into our 4th night of shelter in place due to hurricane Florence. I still think that I have the best job in the world.

There is a shared theme among my Family Medicine colleagues that describes our love for the specialty. In medical school I enjoyed each rotation and considered every one of them for a future career. When it came time to deciding, there was nothing I wanted to give up. Now as a board-certified Family Physician, I still feel the same way. I specialize in people- all ages, any disease, all genders and in any setting.