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Thursday Jul 16, 2020
History Has Its Eyes on Us During This Crisis
Inspired by a recent viewing of the musical Hamilton, Gary LeRoy, M.D., writes in the Leader Voices Blog that too many Americans are still waiting to be treated equally, and the AAFP is working to address inequities in health care.
Wednesday Jun 17, 2020
It's Your Future: Don't Let Others Thwart Your Ambitions
Friday May 29, 2020
Lend Your Voice to Academy's Week of Action
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.
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