As We See It: Voices From the AAFP

"As We See It" uses messages from AAFP leadership, editorials and other opinion pieces to update you on Academy advocacy and other key topics, often including "inside story" information to help you better understand the Academy's actions. From time to time, individual AAFP members may be invited to share their views on issues via guest opinions. As We See It online also is the home for letters to the editor.

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GME Reform: An AAFP Call to Action

September 17, 2014 08:15 pm — Meeting the needs of the nation's health care system requires that at least 40 percent of U.S. medical graduates enter primary care. AAFP Board Chair Jeff Cain, M.D., outlines the need to reform graduate medical education and the Academy's recommendations for doing so.

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Recent "As We See It" Stories

09/17/2014 — Gerry Tolbert, M.D., writes that as much as he loves being a family physician, going back to work after the birth of his twin daughters has been difficult.

09/11/2014 — Model legislation created by the Federation of State Medical Boards could lead to an expedited process for issuing licenses to physicians who wish to practice in multiple states.

09/10/2014 — Veterans are returning home to their communities, where family physicians could find themselves providing primary care to a population they may not have interacted with in the past. Will family physicians be ready?

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