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Friday Jul 17, 2020

Despite Challenges, Virtual Match Can Bring Positive Change

Kelly Thibert, D.O., M.P.H., writes in the Leader Voices Blog that a virtual Match process will present challenges as well as opportunities for both medical students and residency programs.


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Posted at 12:15PM Jul 17, 2020 by Kelly Thibert, D.O., M.P.H. | Comments [0]

Friday Jun 05, 2020

Virtual Match Has Potential to Drive Innovation

Recent medical school graduate Margaret Miller, M.D., M.P.H., offers advice to the Class of 2021 on a Match process that will be unlike any before it in this Leader Voices Blog post.


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Posted at 12:59PM Jun 05, 2020 by Margaret Miller, M.D., M.P.H. | Comments [0]

Tuesday Jun 02, 2020

Welcome to Family Medicine; the AAFP Is Here to Help

Third-year residents are wrapping up their training. Brent Sugimoto, M.D., M.P.H., A.A.H.I.V.S., the new physician member of the AAFP Board of Directors, offers advice on how the Academy can be an invaluable resource at this critical career stage in the Leader Voices Blog.


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Posted at 03:31PM Jun 02, 2020 by Brent Sugimoto, M.D., M.P.H., A.A.H.I.V.S. | Comments [0]

Thursday May 14, 2020

Summer Reading (and Listening) List for Sidelined Students

In this Leader Voices Blog post, Margaret Miller, M.D., M.P.H., offers a summer media list for medical students preparing to take the next step in their training during the COVID-19 pandemic.


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Posted at 01:34PM May 14, 2020 by Margaret Miller, M.D., M.P.H. | 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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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