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Recent Physician Education & Development Stories

New Family Medicine Benchmark Set in 2017 Match

AAFP Cheers 3,237 Recruits, Looks to Speed Specialty Growth

03/17/2017 — 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.

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ACGME Releases Revised Common Program Requirements

Focus: Patient Safety, Quality Care, Physician Well-being

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.

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From the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine

New Journal Offers Publication Option for 'Early-stage' Scholars

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.

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AAFP's PerformanceNavigator Honored for Novel Approach to CME

Groundbreaking Program Earns 'Innovative Format Award' From Education Alliance

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.

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Fresh Perspectives Blog

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

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