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.

Like what you read in As We See It? Beg to differ? Have an issue you think As We See It should address? E-mail your ideas -- and your letters to the editor -- to aafpnews@aafp.org. Or, take advantage of the comments feature shown on each story page to air your views.

Recent "As We See It" Stories

08/19/2014 — Nearly 40 percent of U.S. adults use some form of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), but it's outside many physicians' comfort zone. Read how one new physician has learned to successfully combine CAM and Western medicine.

08/14/2014 — AAFP President Reid Blackwelder, M.D., is talking with medical students and answering their questions in a series of online discussions. Welcome to Google Hangouts!

08/12/2014 — Medical students and residents have their own unique financial concerns, but in a three-day period, attendees at the AAFP's National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students contributed more than $1,000 to FamMedPAC.