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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.
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.
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.
Tuesday Sep 24, 2019
Steering Family Medicine Through Storm Toward Sunlight
Wednesday Sep 18, 2019
Our Wins Are Big Steps Toward Better Health Care Landscape
Friday Sep 06, 2019
Our Treatment of Immigrants Should Reflect Our Values
A new final rule would allow the federal government to detain migrant children indefinitely. In this Leader Voices Blog post, AAFP President John Cullen, M.D., recounts how the Academy and others are objecting to the change and calling for improved conditions at detention centers to protect immigrants' health.
Thursday Aug 08, 2019
We Must Find Common Ground to Reduce Gun Violence
Six of the nation's largest physician organizations -- including the AAFP -- and the American Public Health Association are calling for policies to reduce firearm injuries and deaths. In this Leader Voices Blog post, AAFP President John Cullen, M.D., cites a 2017 survey that outlined steps both gun owners and nonowners would support.
Friday Jul 12, 2019
We Can't Leave Health Care Policies to Chance
Tuesday May 14, 2019
New Primer Lays Out AAFP Approach to Health Care Reform
Monday Apr 01, 2019
High-deductible Plans Give 'Prevention' a New Meaning
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