As We See It: Voices From the AAFP

"As We See It" uses messages from AAFP leadership, editorials and other opinion pieces to update you on Academy advocacy and other key topics, often including "inside story" information to help you better understand the Academy's actions. From time to time, individual AAFP members may be invited to share their views on issues via guest opinions.

Like what you read in As We See It? Beg to differ? Have an issue you think As We See It should address? E-mail your ideas to aafpnews@aafp.org. Or, take advantage of the comments feature shown on each story page to air your views.

Recent "As We See It" Content

06/19/2017 — Nearly half of allopathic family medicine clerkship directors report difficulty finding clinical preceptor sites. Leonard Reeves, M.D., makes the case for opening your practice to students.

06/09/2017 — Adequate screening and earlier treatment of hepatitis C infection would curb the spread of disease, ease suffering and reduce long-term health care costs.

06/08/2017 — Increased enforcement of laws governing immigration is affecting the health of undocumented immigrants and may have unintended consequences for others, too.

06/06/2017 — As first-year family medicine residents prepare to start their new programs, our new physician bloggers offer the benefit of their experience.

06/01/2017 — The health threats posed by climate change are alarming. Given the scope of the problem, everyone could potentially be affected -- and likely, many of us will be.

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