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AAFP 2018 Residency Education Symposium

Residency Leaders Encourage Training in Opioid Prescribing

04/03/2018 — A session on prescribing opioids appropriately that was presented during the 2018 AAFP Residency Program Solutions conference included tips for educating patients and spotting red flags.

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03/28/2018 — Effective immediately, the AAFP Credit System will begin approving functional medicine topics in accordance with its eligibility requirements and topic-specific guidance from the Commission on Continuing Professional Development.

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Family Medicine Reaches New High in 2018 NRMP Match

Target Set for 25 Percent by 2030

03/16/2018 — Results from the 2018 National Resident Matching Program show family medicine residency programs gained ground for the ninth straight year.

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Initial Certification Window Closing for Some FPs

Pre-2012 Residency Grads Lose Board Eligibility After Dec. 31

02/27/2018 — Physicians who became eligible to apply for initial certification from the American Board of Family Medicine before 2012 but haven't completed the certification process have until the end of this year to do. After Dec. 31, they will lose their board eligibility.

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Fresh Perspectives Blog

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

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