Monday May 31, 2021

Remembering Those Who Made Ultimate Sacrifice for Our Nation

AAFP President Ada Stewart, M.D., invites members to join her in pausing this Memorial Day to appreciate U.S. military personnel — those currently serving and those we have lost — for defending our nation.


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Posted at 07:00AM May 31, 2021 by Ada Stewart, M.D. | Comments [0]

Thursday May 13, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccines: New Tools Help You Educate Patients

Family physicians can use several new resources from the AAFP to educate patients about COVID-19 vaccines, combat misinformation and increase vaccination levels. AAFP President Ada Stewart, M.D., writes in the new A Word From the President blog how these tools may help end the pandemic.


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Posted at 07:00AM May 13, 2021 by Ada Stewart, M.D. | Comments [0]

Friday Jan 15, 2021

Black Physician’s COVID Death Underscores Health Disparities

Family physician Susan Moore, M.D., alleged she received unequal care for COVID-19 because she was Black. Less than two weeks later, she was dead.


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Posted at 07:00AM Jan 15, 2021 by Ada Stewart, M.D. | Comments [0]

Thursday Nov 12, 2020

U.S. Must Work to Improve Maternal Mortality Rate

Ada Stewart, M.D., writes that a physician’s recent death due to complications from pregnancy is a grim reminder that the United States must do more to address maternal mortality.


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Posted at 07:00AM Nov 12, 2020 by Ada Stewart, M.D. | Comments [0]

Friday Oct 16, 2020

We Must Ensure New Tech Works for FPs

AAFP President Ada Stewart, M.D., offers an update on the Academy’s EHR project, and urges members to embrace innovation and participate in the development of new technologies.


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Posted at 07:00AM Oct 16, 2020 by Ada Stewart, M.D. | Comments [0]

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