February 17, 2017 02:44 pm — Family medicine departments employ a higher percentage of female and minority faculty members than do other specialties' departments, but they still do not reflect the U.S. population.Full Story »
Physician Education & Development
Recent Physician Education & Development Stories
02/07/2017 — Results from the 2017 American Osteopathic Association Intern/Resident Registration Program -- known as the "Match" -- are good news for family medicine.
01/09/2017 — The AAFP sent congratulatory letters to 21 U.S. allopathic medical schools for graduating high percentages of students entering family medicine residencies during the 2015-2016 academic year.
12/07/2016 — The AAFP is supporting a proposal that would increase the number of consecutive hours first-year residents can work from 16 to 24, plus an additional four hours to manage care transitions, if indicated.
11/22/2016 — On Nov. 22, the American Board of Family Medicine announced modifications it will make starting next spring to the Family Medicine Certification examination that forms the cognitive expertise component of certification, as well as to the overall test day schedule.
More Physician Education & Development News
- 11/18/2016 — Researchers Note Mismatch Between GME, U.S. Population Needs
- 10/21/2016 — U.S. Medical Schools Still Underproducing Family Physicians
- 10/18/2016 — Study Bolsters Case for Continued Medicaid Funding of GME
- 08/31/2016 — New Family Medicine Residencies Aim to Expand Access
- 08/17/2016 — Students Rank Family Medicine No. 1 in Specialty Choice Survey
- 08/03/2016 — Residents Craft 66 Resolutions for Debate; Set New Record
- 08/03/2016 — Students Seek to Protect Patients, Spotlight Rural Training Options
- 07/30/2016 — Residents, Students Elect New Leaders at 2016 National Conference
- 07/26/2016 — ABFM Simplifies, Streamlines Family Medicine Certification
- 07/14/2016 — AAFP CME Requirement Changes Benefit Family Physicians