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

01/28/2015 — House calls hold the potential to improve outcomes and reduce health care costs, and a growing elderly population likely will increase demand.

01/22/2015 — Whether it's skydiving at 14,000 feet or meeting with medical students during a football game, AAFP President Robert Wergin, M.D., writes that making the most of our opportunities is vital.

01/20/2015 — Infectious disease is everywhere, and as long as that is the case, infection control will remain a big part of our job all year round.