Physician Education & Development

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You'll Like These Changes to Next Spring's ABFM Exam

November 22, 2016 11:10 am — On Nov. 22, the American Board of Family Medicine announced modifications it will make starting next spring to the Family Medicine Certification examination that forms the cognitive expertise component of certification, as well as to the overall test day schedule.

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Researchers Note Mismatch Between GME, U.S. Population Needs

Strong Subspecialty Growth Disproportionate to That of Primary Care

11/18/2016 — AAFP experts researched the growth rate of medical specialties based on National Residency Matching Program statistics from 1986 to 2016.

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10/21/2016 — A study in the October issue of Family Medicine details the AAFP's work in conducting an analysis of the 2016 National Resident Matching Program.

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10/18/2016 — By tracking the career paths of physicians after residency, researchers showed how graduate medical education spending contributes to physicians practicing in the state where they are trained.

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08/31/2016 — A number of new and expanding family medicine residency programs promise to increase the number of resident positions and boost access to care for patients.

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