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

12/17/2014 — Too often, the mainstream media can bring more confusion than clarity to important health care stories. Physicians can help by knowing, and sharing, the facts.

12/05/2014 — The Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education program is an innovative model that provides funds directly to community-based teaching sites in an effort to produce more primary care physicians. Unfortunately, the program faces two funding hurdles.

12/09/2014 — Critics say direct primary care is unaffordable for many patients and will worsen the primary care shortage. Family physician Ryan Neuhofel, D.O., M.P.H., rebuts both claims.