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Recent Physician Education & Development Stories

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.

Coming Soon to a Test Center Near You

You'll Like These Changes to Next Spring's ABFM Exam

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.

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Researchers Note Mismatch Between GME, U.S. Population Needs

Strong Subspecialty Growth Disproportionate to That of Primary Care

11/18/2016 — AAFP experts researched the growth rate of medical specialties based on National Residency Matching Program statistics from 1986 to 2016.

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10/21/2016 — A study in the October issue of Family Medicine details the AAFP's work in conducting an analysis of the 2016 National Resident Matching Program.

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Fresh Perspectives Blog

Share the insights and experiences of new-to-practice family physicians.

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