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Thursday Feb 25, 2021

Uncertainty and Hope: A COVID-19 Update From Rural America

As vaccination rolls out and health care teams continue banding together in videoconferences and other collaboration, Jen Brull, M.D., sees a light at the end of the tunnel.


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Posted at 07:00AM Feb 25, 2021 by Jennifer Brull, M.D. | Comments [0]

Friday Feb 05, 2021

PCPs Should Play Key Role in COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

It is critical that state and federal authorities do more to engage primary care physicians to help the United States reach the necessary COVID-19 vaccination rate.


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Posted at 12:04PM Feb 05, 2021 by Shawn Martin | Comments [0]

Wednesday Jan 27, 2021

Tips From the Virtual Interview Trail

Virtual residency interviews may remain part of the Match process beyond the pandemic. Fourth-year student Cynthia Ciccotelli offers future applicants her insights.


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Posted at 06:00AM Jan 27, 2021 | Comments [0]

Friday Jan 15, 2021

Black Physician’s COVID Death Underscores Health Disparities

Family physician Susan Moore, M.D., alleged she received unequal care for COVID-19 because she was Black. Less than two weeks later, she was dead.


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Posted at 07:00AM Jan 15, 2021 by Ada Stewart, M.D. | Comments [0]

Tuesday Jan 12, 2021

Waking Up in 2021

As a new year begins, AAFP Board chair Gary LeRoy, M.D., outlines the Academy’s priorities for 2021.


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Posted at 06:00AM Jan 12, 2021 by Gary LeRoy, M.D. | Comments [0]

Thursday Nov 12, 2020

U.S. Must Work to Improve Maternal Mortality Rate

Ada Stewart, M.D., writes that a physician’s recent death due to complications from pregnancy is a grim reminder that the United States must do more to address maternal mortality.


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Posted at 07:00AM Nov 12, 2020 by Ada Stewart, M.D. | Comments [0]

Friday Oct 16, 2020

We Must Ensure New Tech Works for FPs

AAFP President Ada Stewart, M.D., offers an update on the Academy’s EHR project, and urges members to embrace innovation and participate in the development of new technologies.


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Posted at 07:00AM Oct 16, 2020 by Ada Stewart, M.D. | Comments [0]

Wednesday Oct 14, 2020

Family Medicine Has Risen to Challenge of COVID-19

Gary LeRoy, M.D., reflects on his year as AAFP president, including the rapid response to the pandemic by the Academy and its members.


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Posted at 07:00AM Oct 14, 2020 by Gary LeRoy, M.D. | Comments [0]

Tuesday Oct 13, 2020

It Has Been an Honor to Serve

As his term as AAFP Board chair winds down, John Cullen, M.D., reflects on leading during a crisis.


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Posted at 07:00AM Oct 13, 2020 by John Cullen, M.D. | Comments [0]

Thursday Oct 01, 2020

Flu Shots and COVID-19: Gratitude During the Pandemic

Tochi Iroku-Malize, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., shares her experience from a flu shot clinic, writing in the Leader Voices blog that patients may be more interested in the influenza vaccine this fall because of the COVID-19 pandemic.


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Posted at 06:45AM Oct 01, 2020 by Tochi Iroku-Malize, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A. | Comments [0]

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