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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Recent "As We See It" Stories

11/24/2015 — AAFP President Wanda Filer, M.D., M.B.A., reports that recent meetings with family physicians and medical students across the country have given her much to be thankful for.

11/24/2015 — Moving across state lines means getting a new medical license and jumping through hoops for credentialing and privileges. Sometimes, though, the end result is worth the hassles.

11/18/2015 — When it comes to medicine, TV programs often get it all wrong. A crop of new shows making their debuts this fall have a chance to change that.

11/17/2015 — Administrative burdens are getting in the way of patient care. Marie-Elizabeth Ramas, M.D., asks what if we just say "no?"