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Wednesday Jun 02, 2021

Students and Residents, Take the Lead

AAFP resident and student leadership positions for the 2021-2022 academic year are open for applications. Resident Anna Askari, M.D., M.S.B.S., explains how state and national leadership roles shaped her path.

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Posted at 07:00AM Jun 02, 2021 by Anna Askari, M.D., M.S.B.S. | Comments [0]

Tuesday Mar 30, 2021

Answering Your Questions on COVID-19 Vaccines and Pregnancy

Patients and members have questions about COVID-19 vaccination related to pregnancy and breastfeeding. Danielle Carter, M.D., has answers.

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Posted at 06:00AM Mar 30, 2021 | Comments [0]

Wednesday Mar 17, 2021

Match Q&A: ‘Bring It On’

Cindy Ciccotelli, the student member of the AAFP Board of Directors, and her resident counterpart Anna Askari, M.D., M.S.B.S., share their thoughts — and hopes — regarding this year’s virtual Match.

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Posted at 07:00AM Mar 17, 2021 by Cindy Ciccotelli and Anna Askari, M.D., M.S.B.S. | Comments [0]

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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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]

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