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Physician Education & Development

Recent Physician Education & Development Stories

When It Comes to Hiring Faculty Physicians, Money Talks

Difficulty Filling Vacancies Not Always Tied to Reasons Given for Leaving

07/11/2019 — Results of a survey of family medicine department chairs provide new insight into the factors associated with successfully filling vacancies for faculty physicians.

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06/25/2019 — New research on obesity education in family medicine clerkships shows gaps that may leave future family physicians inadequately prepared to treat patients with this condition.

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Family Medicine Residency Training

Do Residents' Skills Match Medicare Patients' Needs?

06/20/2019 — New research that explores the issue of whether the training family medicine residents receive matches the top 10 medical procedures provided to Medicare patients suggests that some gaps between teaching and future practice may exist.

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06/19/2019 — AAFP delegates supported physicians-in-training during this year's AMA House of Delegates annual meeting as they sought to ensure that their instructors can devote adequate time to teaching duties.

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Fresh Perspectives Blog

Share the insights and experiences of new-to-practice family physicians.

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