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

02/02/2016 — Achieving the goals of family medicine cannot rest on the shoulders of a few. Just like characters in the latest Hollywood blockbuster, everyone has to play a part.

02/01/2016 — At least 20 percent of pediatric practices are firing unvaccinated patients, but Ryan Neuhofel, D.O., M.P.H., writes that denying access to care could make the problem worse.

01/28/2016 — AAFP Alliance for eHealth Innovation Director Steven Waldren, M.D., says that although CMS plans to end meaningful use, the program's requirements remain in place.

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01/27/2016 — An initiative aimed at improving the way primary care physicians and cardiologists work together could benefit patients' health and improve payment for primary care.