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

08/24/2015 — Faced with an overwhelming number of patients with addiction issues, Kurt Bravata, M.D., started his own in-clinic recovery program.

08/18/2015 — The AAFP recommends children 2 and older spend no more than two hours a day on recreational screen time, but the average child views screens for seven hours a day.

08/17/2015 — According to two recent reports, primary care physician income is increasing at a faster rate than that of subspecialists, and family physicians are the most sought-after type of doctors by employers.

08/12/2015 — The AAFP Foundation recently selected 30 scholars to participate in its new leadership development program. Beth Oller, M.D., reflects on guiding our specialty's future leaders.