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Recent Physician Education & Development Stories

Family Physician's Passion Catches Students by Surprise

Creative Precepting Makes Family Medicine Shine

06/29/2015 — Family medicine needs to recruit more medical students to the specialty, and Samuel Church, M.D., M.P.H., of Hiawassee, Ga., has a precepting style that draws students in.

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06/23/2015 — The AAFP Foundation's Family Medicine Leads Emerging Leader Institute program will offer 30 scholarships for students and residents to attend both its conference and the National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students in Kansas City, Mo.

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AAFP Supports Bill That Would Safeguard CME

Measure Affirms 'Sunshine' Reporting Exclusion for Educational Materials

06/18/2015 — The AAFP has joined more than 100 other organizations in supporting a House bill that would correct a CMS misinterpretation of the Physician Payments Sunshine Act and ensure that medical textbooks and peer-reviewed medical reprints and journals are excluded from reporting requirements.

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05/15/2015 — A new report from the Health Resources and Services Administration finds that medical students who train in public institutions are more likely to pursue primary care careers.

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