Physician Education & Development

AAFP Supports Bill Providing Sunshine CME Exemption

November 05, 2014 03:45 pm — Rep. Michael Burgess, R-Texas, introduced legislation that would provide a clear exemption from reporting requirements for educational materials such as peer-reviewed textbooks and journal article reprints that physicians obtain when they attend educational seminars or similar professional events. The Academy has thrown its support behind the bill.

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AAFP President-elect Hosts AMSA Webinar on Rural Primary Care

Medical Students: Get Pumped About Family Medicine

10/08/2014 — On Oct. 9, AAFP President-elect Robert Wergin, M.D., of Milford, Neb., will host a webinar sponsored by the American Medical Student Association that focuses on rural primary care. It's a chance for medical students to discover the rich rewards of this practice setting.

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10/06/2014 — After an exhaustive faculty panel review, the Academy created an all-new AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Express live course and AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Self-Study Package.

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10/01/2014 — The AAFP has come out in support of H.R. 5498, the Primary Care Physician Re-entry Act, because it would help ease the country's primary care physician shortage. The bill calls for the creation of a demonstration project aimed at the development of "innovative programs" to aid individuals trained in primary care or primary health care services and seeking to re-enter clinical practice.

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