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

07/17/2014 — It has been nearly three years since the AAFP launched the Leader Voices Blog to improve communication between Academy leaders and members. The blog has covered a lot of territory since then, and although readership numbers have remained steady, the online conversation has grown quiet. We're still listening; won't you tell us what you think?

07/16/2014 — A new study suggests that women who see only an OB/Gyn for medical care may not be receiving recommended preventive services but adds that primary care physicians also have room for improvement.

07/11/2014 — The U.S. Supreme Court’s June 30 decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores Inc., has set off a flood of press coverage and commentary about what the ruling means. A major concern for many physicians is that the ruling could affect how we practice medicine.