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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]

Monday Dec 09, 2019

Med Student's Rotation Ignites Passion for Rural Care

Medical student Margaret Miller writes in this Leader Voices Blog post that rural clinical experiences have the potential to transform careers.


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Posted at 02:59PM Dec 09, 2019 by Margaret Miller | Comments [0]

Wednesday Dec 04, 2019

Harness AI to Enable Family Medicine's Health Care Vision

Artificial intelligence is undeniably part of medicine's future. Brent Sugimoto, M.D., M.P.H., A.A.H.I.V.S., writes in this Leader Voices Blog post that family physicians must be prepared to take advantage of the opportunities AI presents.


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Posted at 12:10PM Dec 04, 2019 by Brent Sugimoto, M.D., M.P.H., A.A.H.I.V.S. | Comments [0]

Monday Nov 25, 2019

AAFP Leaders Give Thanks for Paths to Family Medicine

With Thanksgiving approaching, we asked some members of the AAFP Board of Directors why they're glad they chose family medicine. They shared their answers in this Leader Voices Blog post.


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Posted at 04:01PM Nov 25, 2019 by Andrew Carroll, M.D. | Comments [0]

Friday Nov 15, 2019

Let People Taste Family Medicine and They'll See Our Value

AAFP President Gary LeRoy, M.D., writes in this Leader Voices Blog post that family medicine has been undervalued too long, a perception that the Academy is taking big steps to change.


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Posted at 04:55PM Nov 15, 2019 by Gary LeRoy, M.D. | Comments [0]

Thursday Nov 07, 2019

Share the Art of Medicine by Embracing the Role of Mentor

As the breadth of medical education expands, Alan Schwartzstein, M.D., writes in this Leader Voices Blog post that physicians should make time to teach students the basic skill of building relationships with patients.


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Posted at 04:20PM Nov 07, 2019 by Alan Schwartzstein, M.D. | Comments [0]

Friday Nov 01, 2019

Five Books, Five Podcasts for Every Medical Student

Margaret Miller's peers asked her for recommendations on books and podcasts that can benefit medical students. In this Leader Voices Blog post, she picks her top five in both categories.


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Posted at 01:15PM Nov 01, 2019 by Margaret Miller | Comments [0]

Tuesday Oct 29, 2019

Speak Out for Teaching Health Centers Today

Funding for the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education program runs out Nov. 21. In this Leader Voices Blog post, John Cullen, M.D., asks AAFP members to join efforts to reauthorize funding and expand the program.


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Posted at 09:32AM Oct 29, 2019 by John Cullen, M.D. | Comments [0]

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