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Tuesday Apr 17, 2018

Make Our Voices Heard on Continuing Board Certification

AAFP President Michael Munger, M.D., provided comments at a recent hearing about continuing board certification. In this Leader Voices Blog post, he urges family physicians to weigh in via a survey from the American Board of Medical Specialties.

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Posted at 03:02PM Apr 17, 2018 by Michael Munger, M.D. | Comments [0]

Tuesday Jun 27, 2017

Reflecting on 70 Years of Leadership and Innovation

Seventy years ago this month, general practitioners from across the United States joined forces to form a national organization that eventually became the AAFP.

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Posted at 02:52PM Jun 27, 2017 by John Meigs, M.D. | Comments [0]

Friday Nov 18, 2016

Bare Necessity: Communication Is Critical in a Crisis

Wildlife lessons learned since a move to the small frontier community of Valdez, Alaska, have taught John Cullen, M.D., that communication is the key to survival. Brown bears and grizzlies have plenty to say about techniques for getting through life's difficulties to those who know how to listen.

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Posted at 09:45AM Nov 18, 2016 by John Cullen, M.D. | Comments [0]

Wednesday Sep 21, 2016

Encouragement Is Key to Developing Physician Leaders

Newly installed AAFP President John Meigs, M.D., reflects on his path to leadership and urges others not only to join him, but to mentor and encourage others to follow.

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Posted at 09:12AM Sep 21, 2016 by John Meigs, M.D. | Comments [0]

Thursday May 26, 2016

We're Getting the Media to Spread the Word About Family Medicine

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Posted at 12:51PM May 26, 2016 by Wanda Filer, M.D. | Comments [0]

Wednesday May 18, 2016

Can Mindfulness Meditation Deliver Us From Burnout?

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Posted at 03:48PM May 18, 2016 by Lynne Lillie, M.D. | Comments [0]

Thursday Apr 07, 2016

Rural Recruiting, Retention Proves Daunting

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Posted at 01:17PM Apr 07, 2016 by Marie-Elizabeth Ramas, M.D. | Comments [0]

Thursday Mar 31, 2016

Women in Leadership Build Support for Other Female Physicians

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Posted at 12:44PM Mar 31, 2016 by Javette Orgain, M.D. | Comments [0]

Tuesday Mar 01, 2016

Teaching Abroad Helps Grow Family of Family Medicine

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Posted at 10:12AM Mar 01, 2016 by Carl Olden, M.D. | Comments [0]

Wednesday Feb 17, 2016

Let's Shine a Light on Black Contributions to Medicine

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Posted at 03:00PM Feb 17, 2016 by Marie-Elizabeth Ramas, M.D. | Comments [0]

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