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AFP By Topic - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2019 - Editors' Choice of Best Available Content

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewAll.htm

Neonatology/Newborn Issues - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2019 - This collection features AFP content on neonatology and newborn issues and related topics, including breastfeeding, circumcision, jaundice, newborn examination, newborn resuscitation, newborn screening, premature infant care, postpartum counseling, and well-child visits. This collection...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=18

Dementia - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2019 - This collection features AFP content on dementia and related issues, including Alzheimer’s, Binswanger’s type, dementia, and dementia with Lewy bodies. This collection features AFP content on dementia and related issues, including Alzheimer’s, Binswanger’s type, dementia, and dementia ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=5

Immunizations (excluding Influenza) - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2019 - This collection features AFP content on child and adult immunizations (excluding influenza) and related issues, including travel immunizations and specific immunizations (hepatitis A and B, herpes zoster, human papillomavirus, meningococcus, pertussis, pneumococcus, rotavirus, smallpox,...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=63

Diabetes: Type 2 - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2019 - This collection features AFP content on type 2 diabetes and related issues, including blood glucose levels, diabetic complications (such as ketoacidosis and neuropathy), glycemic control, insulin management, and gestational diabetes. This collection features AFP content on type 2 ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=7

Seizure Disorders - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2019 - This collection features AFP content on seizure disorders, including antiepileptic medications, epilepsy, febrile seizures, nonepileptic seizures, seizures in the elderly, and status epilepticus. This collection features AFP content on seizure disorders, including antiepileptic ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=80

Five Mobile Apps to Help You Organize Your Work and Your Life -- FPM

Apr 1, 2019 - The demands on physicians’ time have never been greater. These apps can help you keep up.

Family Practice Management : SPPACES: App Reviews

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0300/p11.html

Creating a Culture of Intrinsic Motivation -- FPM

Apr 1, 2019 - External motivators don’t work for long.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0300/p36.html

Practical Strategies to Achieve Your Health Policy Goals -- FPM

Apr 1, 2019 - As a physician, you can have a powerful voice in bringing about change in your community. Here’s how to go about it.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0300/p20.html

Skin Deep: How to Properly Code for Biopsies and Lesion Removal -- FPM

Apr 1, 2019 - Learn about the new skin biopsy codes, and follow these tips to make sure you get full credit for the skin procedures you perform.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0300/p15.html

Medicare Wellness Visits: Reassessing Their Value to Your Patients and Your Practice --...

Apr 1, 2019 - Providing Medicare wellness visits can be challenging but can improve quality and practice revenue.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0300/p25.html

Practice Pearls - Mar-Apr 2019 -- FPM

Apr 1, 2019 - Pave a trail for sedentary patients | Identify what matters to older patients | Reduce the time you spend on email

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0300/p32.html

Rediscovering the Secret of Quality -- FPM

Apr 1, 2019 - It’s probably not what you think.

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0300/p4.html

Coding & Documentation - Mar-Apr 2019 -- FPM

Apr 1, 2019 - Coding for immunization counseling | How to report after-hours clinic services | Who is eligible for chronic care management?

Family Practice Management : Coding & Documentation

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0300/p31.html

Unlocking Clues to Current Health in Past History: Childhood Trauma and Healing -- FPM

Apr 1, 2019 - Adverse childhood events can have enduring effects on patients’ health, but these four steps can help promote healing.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0300/p5.html

Why being humble can make you a better leader -- FPM

Mar 28, 2019 - Physician leaders do not necessarily need big, self-confident personalities to attract and inspire their teams. Here are some reasons why some humility can go a long way.

Family Practice Management : In Practice Blog : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/humble_leader.html

AAFP Supports Slate of Bills to Protect, Assist Patients

Mar 28, 2019 - The Academy has written in support of House bills to preserve safeguards in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and make generic drugs more available.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20190328housebills.html

Billing for multiple skin procedures: three steps -- FPM

Mar 27, 2019 - If you perform more than one skin procedure for the same patient on the same day, follow these three special billing rules to get the correct payment.

Family Practice Management : In Practice Blog : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/multiple_skin_procedures.html

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA)

Mar 27, 2019 - The AAFP provides information for family physicians as health care reform established by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) take effect.

Advocacy : Stay Informed

https://www.aafp.org/advocacy/informed/coverage/aca.html

Career Planning

Mar 27, 2019 - View career planning workshops at the 2019 National Conference in Kansas City, July 25-27, 2019.

Events : National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Students

https://www.aafp.org/events/national-conference/education/workshops/career.html

Leadership Development

Mar 27, 2019 - Participate in leadership exercises through the National Congress of Family Medicine Residents (NCFMR) and the National Congress of Student Members (NCSM).

Events : National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Students

https://www.aafp.org/events/national-conference/education/workshops/leadership.html

Health Policy and Advocacy

Mar 27, 2019 - Learn about policy development, lobbying, and helping patients navigate the health care system at 2019 National Conference in Kansas City, July 25 - 27, 2019.

Events : National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Students

https://www.aafp.org/events/national-conference/education/workshops/policy-advocacy.html

Practice Management

Mar 27, 2019 - Expand your knowledge about the effective operation of a practice at 2019 National Conference in Kansas City, July 25 - 27, 2019.

Events : National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Students

https://www.aafp.org/events/national-conference/education/workshops/practice.html

Research

Mar 27, 2019 - Learn about research and other scholarly activities at 2019 National Conference in Kansas City, July 25 - 27, 2019.

Events : National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Students

https://www.aafp.org/events/national-conference/education/workshops/research.html

Family Physicians Alarmed by DOJ’s Request To Invalidate Affordable Care Act

Mar 27, 2019 - Family Physicians Alarmed by DOJ’s Request to Invalidate Affordable Care

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2019/dojaca.html

Climate Change and Environmental Health MIG -- Member Interest Groups

Mar 27, 2019 - Increase the understanding of family physicians about the health harms of climate change and environmental degradation and the health benefits of climate solutions and environmental justice.

Membership : Involve

https://www.aafp.org/membership/involve/mig/environmental-health.html

Illinois Poised for Tobacco 21 Win After Chapter Push

Mar 27, 2019 - After being vetoed last year, Tobacco 21 legislation appears ready to become law in Illinois, thanks in part to testimony from Illinois AFP Board Chair Asim Jaffer, M.D.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20190327illinoistobacco.html

New Report Details 2011-2016 Fentanyl Overdose Death Rates

Mar 27, 2019 - A new CDC report on drug overdose deaths involving fentanyl found skyrocketing rates of mortality related to the drug virtually across the board -- regardless of gender, geographic region and racial/ethnic background.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190327cdcfentanyl.html

CDC Reports: More HIV Testing, Treatment Needed

Mar 27, 2019 - New CDC reports say most new HIV infections seen in the United States in 2016 were transmitted by the nearly 40 percent of people who didn't know they were infected or who knew but were not receiving care.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190327mmwr-hiv.html

Identifying Priorities Is First Step to Better Outcomes

Mar 27, 2019 - Researchers recently designed and tested a waiting room Visit Planner tool that aims to help patients identify and voice their top priorities for the visit before seeing their physician.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20190327visitplanner.html

AFP Podcast: Episode 82 - March 15, 2019 -- American Family Physician

Mar 27, 2019 - Episode 82 includes discussions on coaching patients about successful blood pressure management, anticonvulsants for low back pain, Everybody Needs a Family Doctor, lower extremity peripheral arterial disease, Right Care for children, recurrent urinary tract infections, primary care of ...

American Family Physician : AFP Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/afp/explore/podcast/82.html

Few receive negative payment adjustment in first year of MIPS -- FPM

Mar 26, 2019 - The vast majority of clinicians who were eligible for and participated in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System in 2017 will avoid a negative payment adjustment to their Medicare claims during the 2019 payment year.

Family Practice Management : Getting Paid Blog : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/MIPS_payment_update.html

Medicare Physician Payment -- Physician Payment Advocacy

Mar 26, 2019 - The AAFP refutes the SGR as an accurate indicator of physician cost in providing patient care and recommends study of the PCMH model to inform regulatory changes.

Advocacy : Stay Informed

https://www.aafp.org/advocacy/informed/payment/medicare.html

Vaccines/Immunizations

Mar 26, 2019 - Affordable access to preventive care, including vaccinations and immunizations, is a central primary care health concern which deserves federal support.

Advocacy : Stay Informed

https://www.aafp.org/advocacy/informed/pubhealth/immunization.html

Women's Health

Mar 26, 2019 - The AAFP advocates for affordable access to important wellness and preventive health care for women, and call upon the insurance industry to support this standard of care.

Advocacy : Stay Informed

https://www.aafp.org/advocacy/informed/pubhealth/women.html

Graduate Medical Education

Mar 26, 2019 - The AAFP believes that investment in the primary care workforce is vital and seeks to preserve funding for residency programs in family medicine.

Advocacy : Stay Informed

https://www.aafp.org/advocacy/informed/workforce/gme.html

New Edition of Severe Pediatric TBI Guidelines Published

Mar 26, 2019 - The Brain Trauma Foundation has published an updated edition of guidelines for the management of severe traumatic brain injury in children that contains more than 20 recommendations that cover monitoring, treatment thresholds and treatments for these patients.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190326kidstbi.html

Not Tough Enough? What More Do You Want?

Mar 25, 2019 - Leonard Reeves, M.D., offers a rebuttal to a speaker who questioned the toughness of physicians amid a burnout crisis.

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/20190325lv-toughenough.html

New ABFM Testing Format Calls for Novel Learning Tool

Mar 25, 2019 - The AAFP has launched the Longitudinal Assessment Self-Study Package for family physicians participating in the American Board of Family Medicine's Family Medicine Certification Longitudinal Assessment pilot. The new resource combines the learning power of the Board Review Self-Study ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20190325fmcla-lassp.html

Resident Is Already an Agent of Change

Mar 25, 2019 - Family medicine resident Jamal Lawrence, M.D., is poised to achieve his childhood goal of caring for patients and a community.

AAFP News : Family Doc Focus

https://www.aafp.org/news/family-doc-focus/20190325fdf-lawrence.html

How to attract more kid patients to your practice: four tips -- FPM

Mar 22, 2019 - Having young patients on your schedule can add some fun and variety to your workday. To grow this patient population, consider these four tips.

Family Practice Management : In Practice Blog : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/caring_for_kids.html

Medical Student Debt

Mar 22, 2019 - The cost of medical education can impact the specialty of family medicine. The AAFP supports alternative funding strategies for family medicine students.

Advocacy : Stay Informed

https://www.aafp.org/advocacy/informed/workforce/debt.html

Title VII of the Public Health Service Act

Mar 22, 2019 - The AAFP calls on Congress to increase funding for this vital GME program and protect it as a fiscal commitment in the years to come.

Advocacy : Stay Informed

https://www.aafp.org/advocacy/informed/workforce/title-vii.html

Love Your Why at FMX

Mar 22, 2019 - Learn why you should attend the 2019 AAFP Family Medicine Experience (FMX) -- the family medicine event of the year. September 24-28, 2019, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA.

Events : Family Medicine Experience (FMX)

https://www.aafp.org/events/fmx/about/why-attend.html

Residency Curriculum Hits Mark on Social Determinants

Mar 22, 2019 - Researchers at a St. Louis family medicine residency program assessed outcomes after implementation of a longitudinal experiential curriculum focused on underserved communities.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20190322sdohresidency.html

Three things to consider before you start screening for social determinants of health ...

Mar 21, 2019 - Social needs can complicate a patient’s health issues, but before you add another screening, answer these three questions.

Family Practice Management : In Practice Blog : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/social_needs_screening.html

Care of Chronic Conditions Self-Study Package - 3rd Edition -- CME

Mar 21, 2019 - Gain a wide-ranging overview of family medicine-specific content related to chronic conditions with this AAFP self-study CME package.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/chronic-conditions.html

AFP's Top 20 Articles of 2018 -- American Family Physician

Mar 21, 2019 - View the top 20 articles published in American Family Physician in 2018.

American Family Physician : AFP Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/afp/explore/top-20-of-2018.html

Direct Primary Care | American Academy of Family Physicians -- Physician Payment

Mar 21, 2019 - The DPC model gives family physicians a meaningful alternative to fee-for-service insurance billing and provides patients a greater degree of access to physicians.

Practice Management : Payment for Physicians

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/payment/dpc.html

Direct Primary Care Toolkit | American Academy of Family Physicians -- Physician Payment

Mar 21, 2019 - The AAFP DPC Toolkit is designed to help you evaluate and plan for your conversion or start-up to a DPC practice.

Practice Management : Payment for Physicians

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/payment/dpc/toolkit.html

The secret to motivation at work -- FPM

Mar 20, 2019 - People who receive extrinsic rewards for doing their jobs learn and produce more slowly, but those with intrinsic motivation invest more deeply and progress farther. Three factors make all the difference.

Family Practice Management : In Practice Blog : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/intrinsic_motivation.html

Assisting Patients with Opioid Addiction Treatment -- CME

Mar 20, 2019 - Watch this free CME webcast to assist your patients with opioid addiction treatment.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/opioid-addiction-treatment.html

FMX Searchable Schedule

Mar 20, 2019 - Plan your 2019 FMX experience with our searchable schedule. The schedule allows you filter FMX sessions and events by topic, type, faculty or day, search by keywords, and sort by date and time. 2019 FMX, September 24-28, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA.

Events : Family Medicine Experience (FMX)

https://www.aafp.org/events/fmx/schedule/schedule.html

FMIG Leaders: Help Promote AAFP National Conference

Mar 20, 2019 - Learn how to apply to receive $100 to help fund your FMIG's National Conference information meeting. July 25 - 27, 2019, KC Convention Center, Kansas City, MO

Events : National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Students

https://www.aafp.org/events/national-conference/about/promotions.html

Survey Shows Support for Tighter E-cigarette Regulation

Mar 20, 2019 - A recent survey shows that a majority of adults are unsure how much nicotine is in e-cigarettes -- but still favor increased federal enforcement against use by minors.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20190320ecigsurvey.html

AAFP Affirms Value of New Cholesterol Management Guideline

Mar 20, 2019 - The AAFP recently gave its affirmation of value designation to a cholesterol management guideline jointly developed by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190320acc-ahacholguidln.html

AAFP's Innovation Fellow Studies Tech, Digital Scribes

Mar 20, 2019 - Medical student Erkin Otles, M.S.E., said the AAFP's Primary Care Innovation Fellowship opened doors, supplied resources and mentoring, and provided protected time for his research. Could you be next?

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20190320itfellow.html

Are You Kidding Me? We Need More Primary Care Physicians

Mar 19, 2019 - A recent commentary in The American Journal of Medicine suggests that primary care be left to nurse practitioners and physician assistants. In his latest In the Trenches blog post, AAFP Senior Vice President for Advocacy, Practice Advancement and Policy Shawn Martin points out the ...

AAFP News : In the Trenches : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/20190319itt-workforce.html

Gun Violence, Prevention of (Position Paper)

Mar 19, 2019 - Read AAFP's position on the prevention of gun violence.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/gun-violence.html

Helmet Laws

Mar 19, 2019 - Read the AAFP's policy on the use of helmets when riding motorcycles, bicycles, all-terrain vehicles, scooters, skate board, and skating.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/helmet-laws.html

Home Test Kits

Mar 19, 2019 - Read AAFP's policy on home test kits.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/home-kits.html

Intimate Partner Violence

Mar 19, 2019 - Read about AAFP's policy on intimate partner violence.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/intimatepartner-violence.html

Decriminalization of Possession of Marijuana for Personal Use

Mar 19, 2019 - Read the AAFP's position on the use of marijuana.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/marijuana.html

Migrant Health Care

Mar 19, 2019 - Read AAFP's position on family physician's role in educating migrant and seasonal workers' health care problems.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/migrant-health.html

Nuclear Waste Disposal

Mar 19, 2019 - Read the AAFP's support of the safe handling and storage of nuclear waste.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/nuclear-waste.html

Prevention of Gun Violence (Policy Statement)

Mar 19, 2019 - Read AAFP's position on prevention of gun violence.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/prevention-gun-violence.html

Protective Equipment for Recreational and Competitive Sports Activities

Mar 19, 2019 - Learn about the recommendations suggested for physicians counseling patients on sports safety equipment.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/protective-equipment.html

Motorized Recreational Vehicles

Mar 19, 2019 - Read about the AAFP's recommendation that family physicians educate their patients about the potential dangers of motorized recreational vehicle use.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/recreational-vehicles.html

Research - Ethical Participation by Family Physicians

Mar 19, 2019 - Read the ethical considerations for physicians to follow when conducting medical research.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/research-ethical.html

Residents and Students, AAFP

Mar 19, 2019 - Find out how family medicine residents and students can become leaders in the American Academy of Family Physicians.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/residents-students.html

Residential Pool Safety

Mar 19, 2019 - Read AAFP's policy on safety measures required for residential pool safety including CPR training, telephone access and swimming lessons.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/residential-pool.html

School-Based Health Clinics, Guidelines

Mar 19, 2019 - Read the AAFP's position on the importance of school-based health clinical programs for children and adolescent health.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/school-clinics.html

Treatment of Survivors of Sexual Assault

Mar 19, 2019 - Read the AAFP's recommendation on the procedures for treatment of survivors of sexual assault

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/sexual-assault.html

Sports Medicine, Counseling About Risk of Contact/Collision Sports

Mar 19, 2019 - Read the AAFP's recommendation that family physician's advise patients on the risks associated with contact sports.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/sports-medicine-counseling.html

Stimulant Drinks and Products

Mar 19, 2019 - Read the AAFP's position on Stimulant Drinks and Products.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/stimulant-drinksandproducts.html

Sunscreen Usage in Schools

Mar 19, 2019 - Read the AAFP policy on sunscreen usage in schools.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/sunscreen-use-schools.html

Motor Vehicle Occupant Protection

Mar 19, 2019 - Read the AAFP's endorsement of the use of seat restraints by all occupants of motor vehicles.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/vehicle-protection.html

Violence, Harassment and School Bullying

Mar 19, 2019 - Read the AAFP's position on violence, harassment and school bullying.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/violence-harrassment.html

Violence, Illegal Acts Against Physicians and Other Health Professionals

Mar 19, 2019 - Read the AAFP's condemnation of violence or other illegal acts against health care professionals.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/violence-illegal-acts.html

Violence as a Public Health Concern

Mar 19, 2019 - Read the AAFP's position on violence as a major public health concern and the role of the family physician in managing both risks and protection.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/violence-public-health.html

Violence (Position Paper)

Mar 19, 2019 - Read AAFP's position paper on family violence as an important public health issue.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/violence.html

Violence in the Media and Entertainment (Position Paper)

Mar 19, 2019 - Read the AAFP's position paper on violence in the media and its effect on American children.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/violence-media.html

Report: FM Residency Diversity Can Be Fast-tracked

Mar 19, 2019 - A family physician co-author of a recent study outlined key interventions that helped one residency program quickly increase diversity despite a largely unchanged pipeline.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20190319residentdiversity.html

FDA Steps Up Enforcement of Youth Tobacco Prevention Plan

Mar 19, 2019 - The FDA has announced new actions it will take to enforce its Youth Tobacco Prevention Plan and has released draft compliance guidance for manufacturers of flavored e-cigarette products and cigars.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190319fdae-cignews.html

Over-the-Counter Oral Contraceptives

Mar 19, 2019 - Read the AAFP's position on over-the-counter oral contraceptives.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/otc-oral-contraceptives.html

2019 PDW-RPS App -- Program Directors Workshop (PDW) and Residency Program Solutions (RPS)

Mar 19, 2019 - Get the PDW-RPS app to help you plan your schedule or connect with your peers!

Events : PDW and RPS Residency Education Symposium

https://www.aafp.org/events/pdw-rps/app.html

Residency Program Retention -- Become a Member

Mar 19, 2019 -

Membership : Join AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/membership/join/resident/retention-report.html

Adolescent Health Care, Role of the Family Physician

Mar 18, 2019 - Read the AAFP's position on family physicians qualified expertise in treating adolescent patients.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/adolescent-role.html

Adolescent Health Care, Confidentiality

Mar 18, 2019 - Read the AAFP's recommendations regarding confidentiality and privacy when treating adolescent patients.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/adolescent-confidentiality.html

Child Abuse

Mar 18, 2019 - Read AAFP's policy on issues and education relating to child abuse.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/child-abuse.html

Children's Health

Mar 18, 2019 - Read the AAFP's policy on supporting safe environments for children regardless of the sexual orientation of the caretakers.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/children-health.html

Incarceration and Health: A Family Medicine Perspective (Position Paper)

Mar 18, 2019 - Read the AAFP's position paper on Incarceration and Health: A Family Medicine Perspective

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/incarcerationandhealth.html

Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives

Mar 18, 2019 - Read AAFP's position on long-acting reversible contraceptives.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/longacting-reversiblecontraceptives.html

Medical Necessity for the Hospitalization of the Abused and Neglected Child

Mar 18, 2019 - Read the AAFP's policy on the obligation of a family physician in cases of child abuse or neglect.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/medical-necessity.html

Needle Exchange Programs and Safe Injection Sites

Mar 18, 2019 - Read the AAFP's position on needle exchange programs and safe injection sites.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/needle-exchange.html

Prevention and Control of Sexually Transmitted and Blood Borne Infections

Mar 18, 2019 - Read AAFP's endorsement of strategies for the prevention and control of sexually transmitted diseases and blood borne infections.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/prevention-control.html

Reproductive Decisions

Mar 18, 2019 - Read the AAFP's position on legal abortions and the role of the family physician in performing the procedure.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/reproductive-decisions.html

Reproductive Decisions, Training in

Mar 18, 2019 - Read the AAFP's position on resident training for counseling and procedural skills needed to treat pregnant women and the variety of options available.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/reproductive-training.html

FP Focused on Integrating Social, Medical Care Services

Mar 18, 2019 - Since struggling to address the social determinants of health as a new physician, Laura Gottlieb, M.D., M.P.H., has focused her career on reducing social barriers to health.

AAFP News : Family Doc Focus

https://www.aafp.org/news/family-doc-focus/20190318fdf-gottlieb.html

Study: One in Six U.S. Children Has a Mental Illness

Mar 18, 2019 - Survey results indicate that as many as one in six U.S. children between the ages of 6 and 17 has a treatable mental health disorder such as depression, anxiety or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190318childmentalillness.html

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