As usual, this issue of the JABFM contains research as broad as the specialty of family medicine itself. The social determinants of health are again a prominent topic. COVID-19 topics in this issue include over-the-counter supplements as adjunct treatments and the influence of public health safety measures on influenza rates during the pandemic. Two separate reports look at the way cancer survivors interact with primary care and the difficulties encountered. A CERA study describes how departments of family medicine are tackling the challenge of training tomorrow’s family physicians in point-of care-ultrasound. Physician workforce studies examine pay inequities and burnout. An impressive number other commonly encountered issues in family medicine are addressed using a wide variety of methods and data sources.