March 17, 2017 02:23 pm — Family medicine recorded a new high for matching residents in the 2017 National Resident Matching Program: 3,237 medical students and graduates chose family medicine residency programs.Full Story »
Physician Education & Development
Recent Physician Education & Development Stories
03/15/2017 — New residency program requirements from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education stress patient safety, care quality and physician well-being and return to the 24-hour cap for first-year residents.
03/15/2017 — A new open-access journal aims to serve as a bridge between research results presented at conferences and full-length articles suitable for submission to a traditional peer-reviewed journal.
03/08/2017 — The AAFP recently received the 2017 Innovative Format Award from the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions for its PerformanceNavigator CME product.
02/17/2017 — Family medicine departments employ a higher percentage of female and minority faculty members than do other specialties' departments, but they still do not reflect the U.S. population.
More Physician Education & Development News
- 02/07/2017 — D.O. Physicians' Passion for Family Medicine Continues
- 01/09/2017 — AAFP Applauds Top 21 FP-producing Medical Schools
- 12/07/2016 — Time to Lift 16-Hour Limit on First-year Residents
- 11/22/2016 — You'll Like These Changes to 2018 ABFM Exam
- 11/18/2016 — Researchers Note Mismatch Between GME, U.S. Population Needs
- 10/21/2016 — U.S. Medical Schools Still Underproducing Family Physicians
- 10/18/2016 — Study Bolsters Case for Continued Medicaid Funding of GME
- 08/31/2016 — New Family Medicine Residencies Aim to Expand Access
- 08/17/2016 — Students Rank Family Medicine No. 1 in Specialty Choice Survey
- 08/03/2016 — Residents Craft 66 Resolutions for Debate; Set New Record