Views From the 2018 Congress of Delegates and Family Medicine Experience

Thousands of enthusiastic family physicians, their guests and other attendees flocked to New Orleans for the 2018 Congress of Delegates and Family Medicine Experience Oct. 8-12.  

Meet the New AAFP President, John Cullen, M.D.

Learn about new AAFP President John Cullen, M.D., of Valdez, Alaska. The Academy's newest leader is a true pioneer, steeped in frontier medicine and well-acquainted with the rewards -- and challenges -- of practicing full-scope family medicine in a remote area.

2019 FPOY Honored for Compassion and Commitment  

2019 Family Physician of the Year Will Cooke, M.D., of Austin, Ind., spent more than a decade as the only physician in a tiny rural town the CDC once called "ground zero" for the worst drug-related HIV outbreak in U.S. history. He was honored during the 2018 Family Medicine Experience not only for his efforts to curtail that epidemic, but also for his ongoing work in tackling the opioid crisis that threatened to cripple this small community.

 Putting the Hurt on Administrative Burden

Technology may be amazing, but electronic health records -- not so much. Watch AAFP Senior Vice President for Education Clif Knight, M.D., and Senior VP of Advocacy, Practice Enhancement and Policy Shawn Martin take on EHRs in this Office Space parody. Then tune in to hear about how the Academy is working to simplify administrative processes(play.vidyard.com) for family physicians.

Get the Latest on The EveryONE Project

Danielle Jones, M.P.H., manager of the AAFP's Center for Diversity and Health Equity, outlines the past, present and future of the Academy's groundbreaking work to overcome widespread health inequities. Learn about the latest iteration of The EveryONE Project toolkit, a key component of the AAFP’s initiative to confront health disparities head on.