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Tuesday Mar 24, 2020

Private Practice in a Time of Pandemic

In this Leader Voices Blog post, Andrew Carroll, M.D., details how he changed processes and procedures in his practice -- including expanding telehealth -- after COVID-19 spread into his state.


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Posted at 01:10PM Mar 24, 2020 by Andrew Carroll, M.D. | Comments [0]

Tuesday Mar 17, 2020

Match Q&A: Will You Find What You're Looking For?

Margaret Miller, left, and Kelly Thibert, D.O., M.P.H.

Match Day is almost here. In this Leader Voices Blog post, fourth-year medical student Margaret Miller and family medicine resident Kelly Thibert, D.O., M.P.H., share a conversation about their Match experiences.


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Posted at 12:44PM Mar 17, 2020 by Margaret Miller and Kelly Thibert, D.O., M.P.H. | Comments [0]

Monday Mar 09, 2020

AAFP Goals Support Award-winning Primary Care From FPs

Gary LeRoy, M.D., outlines in this Leader Voices Blog post the Academy's strategic priorities to support primary care's award-winning formula of first contact, coordination, comprehensiveness and continuity.


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Posted at 03:40PM Mar 09, 2020 by Gary LeRoy, M.D. | Comments [0]

Friday Feb 28, 2020

Women Close Med School Enrollment Gap, but Others Remain

For the first time, women make up the majority of students in U.S. medical schools. Ada Stewart, M.D., writes in this Leader Voices Blog post that although women physicians are making gains in leadership and other roles, they still have work to do to achieve equity in their field.


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Posted at 04:01PM Feb 28, 2020 by Ada Stewart, M.D. | Comments [0]

Friday Feb 14, 2020

Advocacy, SDOH Must Be Part of Physician Training

Family medicine resident Kelly Thibert, D.O., M.P.H., writes in this Leader Voices Blog post that family physicians should not only be trained to screen patients for the social determinants of health, but should also know how to advocate for their patients.


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Posted at 04:05PM Feb 14, 2020 by Kelly Thibert, D.O., M.P.H. | Comments [0]

Wednesday Feb 05, 2020

It's Not Only OK to Be Vulnerable, It's Necessary

Medical student Margaret Miller writes in this Leader Voices Blog post that although allowing ourselves to be vulnerable is difficult, it opens doors to learning and opportunities.


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Posted at 10:24AM Feb 05, 2020 by Margaret Miller | Comments [0]

Wednesday Jan 29, 2020

FPs Are Best Equipped to Tackle Adverse Childhood Experiences

More than 60% of adults report exposure to at least one adverse childhood event, which may affect their long-term physical and mental health. In this Leader Voices Blog post, Brent Sugimoto, M.D., M.P.H., A.A.H.I.V.S., outlines steps his state is taking to address the issue.


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Posted at 02:00PM Jan 29, 2020 by Brent Sugimoto, M.D., M.P.H., A.A.H.I.V.S. | Comments [0]

Thursday Jan 09, 2020

Try These Tips to Overcome Flu Vaccine Hesitancy

During what is shaping up to be a severe flu season, Margot Savoy, M.D., M.P.H., offers tips on vaccinating reluctant patients in this Leader Voices Blog post.


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Posted at 01:52PM Jan 09, 2020 by Margot Savoy, M.D., M.P.H. | Comments [0]

Wednesday Jan 01, 2020

Get the Most Out of Your AAFP Membership

Academy members receive exclusive products, programs, services and discounts totaling more than $4,000 in savings each year. In this Leader Voices Blog post, AAFP President Gary LeRoy, M.D., highlights some perks you might not be aware of.


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Posted at 08:30AM Jan 01, 2020 by Gary LeRoy, M.D. | Comments [0]

Friday Dec 13, 2019

End-of-life Care Is as Important as All Care Preceding It

In this Leader Voices Blog post, family medicine resident Kelly Thibert, D.O., M.P.H., shares her first experience with helping a terminally ill patient decide how she wanted to live her final days.


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Posted at 11:56AM Dec 13, 2019 by Kelly Thibert, D.O., M.P.H. | Comments [0]

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