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"Global Health: It Matters Now More Than Ever

Date xx, xxxx Editorials

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0815/afp20150815p254.pdf

2009_NCSC_Summary_of_Actions.doc

...RESOLVED, That the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) investigate what measures can be used to demonstrate adequate ongoing competency for maternity care and operative obstetrics for practicing physicians, and be it further RESOLVED, That the American Academy of Family...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/2009%20NCSC%20Summary%20of%20Actions.doc

2010NCSCSummaryofActions.doc

...Cultural Proficiency of American Academy of Family Physician (AAFP) Members RESOLVED, That cultural proficiency education be modified to include information on the history of racial categories, current controversies about their biological significance, and the limits of their...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/2010NCSCSummaryofActions.doc

2011NCSCSummaryofActions.doc

...family physicians. The AAFP’s CME Curricular Framework includes patient-based care topics that align with inclusion of education that is culturally sound, addresses underserved populations [which could include, for example, continuity of care needs for seasonal and migrant...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/2011NCSCSummaryofActions.doc

2012 Admissions Guide,Pre-Med Admissions Guide

...components - Communications - Biology (micro and general) - Chemistry (organic and general) - Biostatistics - Physics • And more! - Cultural competency - Current events - Social activities and receptions - The sights of Seattle - Fourth of July picnic - Weekend day trips Summer...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/fmig/premed-admissions-guide.pdf

2012 Consent Calendar for the Reference Committee on Education

...28 and other national conferences to address leadership development. 29 30 The reference committee recognizes that IMGs are a broad cultural group. It is not plausible to 31 develop modules to address the varying leadership skills needed for just one constituency. The 32 reference...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/special_constituencies/2012RCR_Education.pdf

2013 Health of the Public and Science Report

...3008 Universal 29 Screening for Intimate Partner Violence (pp.4-5). 30 31 Item 9: Adopt Resolution No. 3009 Principles for Improving Cultural Proficiency and Care to 32 Minority and Medically-Underserved Communities Policy (p. 5). 33 34 Item 10: Adopt Substitute Resolution No. 3010...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/business/2013-hops-report.pdf

2013 Health of the Public and Science Resolutions

...9. Resolution No. 3009 Principles for Improving Cultural Proficiency and Care to Minority and Medically-Underserved Communities policy 10. Resolution No. 3010 Routine Site-Specific Gonorrhea/Chlamydia Testing in Men Who Have Sex with Men 11. Resolution No. 3011 Responsible...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/business/2013-hops-resolutions.pdf

2013NCSCSummaryofActions.docx

...Board of Medical Specialties Maintenance of Certification (ABMS -MOC) is a process designed to document physicians maintain necessary competencies to provide quality patient care in the specialties for which they have been certified, including those requirements related to CAQ....

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/2013NCSCSummaryofActions.docx

2015 Agenda for the Reference Committee on Advocacy

...further 32 33 RESOLVED, That the American Academy of Family Physicians continue to encourage family 34 physicians to acquire and maintain competency in treating Hepatitis C, particularly with the new 35 oral treatments now available. 36 Resolution No. 1002 2015 National...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/business/2015-advocacy.pdf

2015 Agenda for the Reference Committee on Education

...14. Resolution No. 2014 Deemphasizing Numeric Requirements for Competency-based Family Medicine Residency Education Resolution No. 2001 2015 National Conference of Constituency Leaders-Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center Residency Transparency in...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/business/2015-education.pdf

2015NCCLSummaryofActions.docx

...RESOLVED, That the American Academy of Family Physicians continue to encourage family physicians to acquire and maintain competency in treating Hepatitis C, particularly with the new oral treatments now available. Minority Advocacy 1st Resolved Clause: Commission on Quality...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/business/2015NCCLSummaryofActions.docx

2018 Agenda of the Reference Committee on Practice Enhancement

...dignity and support in end of life, as well as cost savings, and 10 11 WHEREAS, physicians with particular skills (multilingual, cultural competency, religious 12 perspectives, etc.) may not be able to reach unique patient populations that can benefit from their 13 perspectives in...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/business/18PracticeEnhancementReferenceCommitteeAgenda.pdf

2018NCCLSummaryofActions.pdf

...AAFP’s Implicit Bias Policy states: The AAFP recommends educating physicians about implicit bias and strategies to address it to support culturally-appropriate, patient-centered care and reduce health disparities. Implicit bias, defined as, ‘the attitudes or stereotypes that affect...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/business/2018NCCLSummaryofActions.pdf

A Guidebook to the Health Equity Curricular Toolkit

...we recognize that this is a particularly complicated area that is worthy of a longitudinal course to assure we pursue a journey toward cultural humility and self- reflection. While beyond the scope of the toolkit, we will provide other resources in our annotated bibliography....

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/health-equity-toolkit/hops19-he-guidebook.pdf

A New Approach to New Physician Orientation: Six Key Components

...• Provide a list of local restaurants or cultural attractions if the physician is new to the area. • Provide a roster of colleagues, includ- ing their pictures, interests, educational background, years at current site, or other applicable information. • Finally, assign a buddy...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0700/fpm20190700p24.pdf

A New Approach to New Physician Orientation: Six Key Components -- FPM

Aug 1, 2019 - In an era of patient-centered medical homes and value-based care, the old approach to physician orientation just doesn’t cut it.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0700/p24.html

AAFP Clinical Policies

View all AAFP Clinical Policies.

|AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/clinical-practice-guidelines/clinical-policies.html

AAFP Continues Working for Racial Equity

AAFP Commission on Health of the Public and Science Chair Scott Hartman, M.D., outlines the work the commission has undertaken regarding racial equity at the direction of the Academy's Congress of Delegates.

https://www.aafp.org/news/opinion/20200922guested-equality.html

AAFP Letter for the Senate Finance Committee RFI on Maternal Health - April 3, 2020

...no longer provide obstetrical services, connect with appropriate health care resources to help them become OB ready by building competencies in basic and advanced obstetric care. In addition to training, rural medical professionals and first responders need adequate supplies and...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/women/LT-SenateFinance-MaternalHealth-040320.pdf

AAFP Letter Responsing to CMS RFI on Direct Provider Contracting - May 25, 2018

...quality and necessary care, minimum percent of revenue in similar arrangements, experience with patient enrollment, staffing and staff competencies, level of risk assumption, repayment/reserve requirements)? Should these features or requirements vary for those practices that are...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/apms/LT-CMS-DirectProviderContracting-052518.pdf

AAFP News - Apr 1, 2004 - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2004 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0401/p1595.html

AAFP News - Apr 15, 2006 - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2006 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0415/p1319.html

AAFP News - Feb 15, 1999 - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 1999 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0215/p745.html

AAFP News - Jul 15, 2003 - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2003 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0715/p219.html

AAFP News - Jul 15, 2007 - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2007 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0715/p179.html

AAFP News - May 15, 2001 - American Family Physician

May 15, 2001 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0515/p1895.html

AAFP News - Oct 1, 2001 - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2001 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/1001/p1131.html

AAFP News - Oct 1, 2007 - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2007 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/1001/p927.html

AAFP News - Oct 15, 2016 - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2016 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1015/p595.html

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...of Diversity that would serve as the official repository for policies and information related to discrimination, diversity, and cultural proficiency; support members in efforts toward nondiscrimination in education, train- ing, and practice; communicate messages to members and the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1015/afp20161015p595.pdf

AAFP Policies on Health Equity Issues

AAFP Policies on Health Equity Issues

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/prevention-wellness/social-determinants/aafp-policies-on-health-equity.html

AAFP Reprint No

...knowledge, and skills that are critical to family medicine should be attained through longitudinal experience that promotes educational competencies defined by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), www.acgme.org. The family medicine curriculum must...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/program_directors/Reprint272_Nervous.pdf

AAFP Reprint No 258 Recommended Curriculum Guidelines for Family Medicine Residents ...

The field of medical genetics is growing and advancing rapidly. From the publication of the human genome to individualized genetics data and at-home genetics testing, the world has seen the growing use of technology to refine treatment in selected cancers and the increasing application ...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/program_directors/Reprint258_Genetics.pdf

AAFP Reprint No 264 Recommended Curriculum Guidelines for Family Medicine Residents ...

There are many subtle, yet significant, differences in the diagnosis and management of older adults when compared with younger patients. The philosophy of providing comprehensive, continuous care includes the belief that a patient’s health in later years is vitally affected by lifestyle...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/program_directors/Reprint264_Older.pdf

AAFP Reprint No 273 Recommended Curriculum Guidelines for Family Medicine Residents HIV...

The pandemic of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is of vital concern to family physicians and the diverse populations they serve. The core tenets of family medicine emphasize a compassionate, whole-person approach to patient care; the application of specific knowledge and ...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/program_directors/Reprint273_HIV.pdf

AAFP Reprint No 285 Recommended Curriculum Guidelines for Family Medicine Residents ...

Family physicians are the most broadly trained specialists in health care. There is considerable overlap in the patient populations served by family physicians and the emergency physician, as well as the competencies, knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to succeed in each ...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/program_directors/Reprint285_Urgent.pdf

AAFP Reprint No 287 Recommended Curriculum Guidelines for Family Medicine Residents ...

Global health continues to evolve as an academic discipline with increasingly diverse areas of concentration and training available for family physicians. Examples of such areas include, but are not limited to public and community health, clinical training and service, research, and ...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/program_directors/Reprint287_Global.pdf

AAFP Reprint No 289C Recommended Curriculum Guidelines for Family Medicine Residents ...

More and more, physicians are being asked to help improve the quality of health care provided to patients. They are often part of a team comprised of physicians, non-physician health care professionals, and medical and non-medical support staff. Training and education in quality ...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/program_directors/Reprint289C_Learning.pdf

AAFP Reprint No 289D Recommended Curriculum Guidelines for Family Medicine Residents ...

Historically, LGBTQA-focused health issues have been neglected in medical education due to lack of awareness, discomfort with the topic, time demands, lack of faculty development, and lack of directed educational resources. Several studies, however, support the position that medical ...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/program_directors/Reprint289D_LGBT.pdf

AAFP Reprint No. 279, Recommended Curriculum Guidelines for Family Medicine Residents ...

...knowledge, and skills that are critical to family medicine should be attained through longitudinal experience that promotes educational competencies defined by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), www.acgme.org. The family medicine curriculum must...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/program_directors/Reprint279_Ethics.pdf

AAFP Response to CMS Maternal Health RFI - May 31, 2020

...tangible results. As a result, the AAFP recommends: • educating physicians about implicit bias and strategies to address it to support culturally appropriate, patient-centered care and reduce health disparities • educating physicians about inequities in maternal morbidity and...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/women/LT-CMS-RuralMaternalHealth-053120.pdf

ACE Inhibitors vs. ARBs for Primary Hypertensions

April 15, 2015 Cochrane for Clinicians

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0415/afp20150415p522.pdf

ACE Inhibitors vs. ARBs for Primary Hypertensions

April 15, 2015 Cochrane for Clinicians

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0415/afp20150415p523.pdf

Achieving a More Minority-Friendly Practice -- Family Practice Management

...treats all patients the same regard- less of ethnic or cultural background should not necessarily consider itself minority friendly. • Minority-friendly practices acknowledge and respect differences in patients‘ ethnic and cultural backgrounds and take these differences into...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0600/fpm20020600p39.pdf

Achieving a More Minority-Friendly Practice -- FPM

Jun 1, 2002 - How successful is your practice at meeting the needs of diverse patients? These 10 tips can help you improve.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0600/p39.html

Addressing a Patient's Refusal of Care Based on Religious Beliefs - Curbside ...

Nov 1, 2007 - This dilemma is complex. In this scenario, the patient limited the efforts to help her because of religious beliefs, and attempts at persuasion were not successful.

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/1101/p1393.html

Addressing Social Determinants of Health in Primary Care: Team-Based Approach for ...

.... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Building Cultural Competence and Proficiency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Health...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/team-based-approach.pdf

Adolescent Substance Use and Abuse: Recognition and Management - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2008 - Substance abuse in adolescents is undertreated in the United States. Family physicians are well positioned to recognize substance use in their patients and to take steps to address the issue before use escalates. Comorbid mental disorders among adolescents with substance abuse include ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0201/p331.html

Advancing Health Equity by Addressing the Social Determinants of Health in Family ...

Read the AAFP's policy on Advancing Health Equity by Addressing the Social Determinants of Health in Family Medicine (Position Paper)

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/social-determinants-health-family-medicine.html

AFP Clerkship 2012-2013

...(01/15/2010) Cross-Cultural Medicine (12/01/2005) Culturally Competent Family Medicine: Transforming Clinical Practice and Ourselves [Editorials] (12/01/2005) Genomic Medicine for Underserved Minority Populations in Family Medicine [Editorials] (08/01/2005) Cultural Diversity at the...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/fmig/AFPClerkship.pdf

AFP Documents with Keyword: Care of Special Populations - American Family Physician

...Dec 1, 2005 Issue Cross-Cultural Medicine [Article] Cultural competency is an essential skill for family physicians because of increasing ethnic diversity among patient populations. Culture, the shared beliefs and attitudes of a group, shapes ideas of what constitutes illness and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2261&page=2

afp20080201p331.pdf

...Cultural and ethnic factors affect patterns of sub- stance misuse and recovery among adolescents. One cross-sectional study showed ethnic and gender sub- stance use patterns in adolescents.19 A controlled trial involving juvenile Hispanic offenders showed that cultural factors...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0201/afp20080201p331.pdf

afp20100515p1219.pdf

...transfer documentation. Palliative care encompasses continuing reassessment of the goals of care; general supportive care (e.g., family, cultural, spiritual); and legal planning. Identifying and reporting resident abuse and neglect, and infection control practices are also essential...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0515/afp20100515p1219.pdf

afp20180701p40.pdf

...Significant cultural or language barrier Information from references 3 through 5. Downloaded from the American Family Physician website at www.aafp.org/afp. Copyright © 2018 American Academy of Family Physicians. For the private, noncom- mercial use of one individual user of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0701/afp20180701p40.pdf

afp20191101p544.pdf

...Enhances community physicians’ military cultural competency to improve communication and trust with their military patients U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: Office of Academic Affiliations https:// www.va.gov/OAA/archive/Military-Health-History-Card-for-print.pdf...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1101/afp20191101p544.pdf

afp20200815p211.pdf

...patients with complex needs of all ages add training value that is consistent with the American Academy of Home Care Medicine clinical competencies.22 House calls, with careful planning and scheduling, can be successfully integrated into a busy office-based practice or residency...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0815/afp20200815p211.pdf

AMA House of Delegates Weighs In on Health Equity

In this Leader Voices Blog post, AAFP President Michael Munger, M.D., reports from the recent annual meeting of the AMA House of Delegates, which took several actions related to health equity.

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/20180702amahod.html

American Family Physician

...ASDs should have a medical home that provides accessible, continuous, comprehensive, family- centered, coordinated, compassionate, and culturally Table 3. Clinical Probes for Autism Surveillance Age Social skill probes* Language probes Restricted interests or repetitive...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0215/afp20100215p453.pdf

Amicus Brief: Texas v United States - April 1, 2019

In defense of significant coverage gains and key patient protection provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the American Medical Association (AMA) and other leading physician organizations today filed an amicus brief in the case of Texas v. United States.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/amicus_brief/AB-TexasVUS-040119.pdf

Assess Your Practice Environment and Workflow -- Print Version

...Cultural proficiency training Other ______________________________________ 4. Imagine that your practice is successfully doing everything possible to help address patients’ SDOH. How would that look? continued HOP18010082 © 2018, american academy of family physicians...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/assessing-practice-print.pdf

Board Report H - Maternal Morbidity and Mortality

...strategies such as spending time at high-volume centers, and participating in obstetrical care to maintain assessment and procedural competency. (2) Resolution No. 408 called on the AAFP to create a task force to collaborate with key stakeholders and explore solutions to...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/BoardReportH-MaternalMorbidityandMortality.pdf

Breastfeeding Support and Resources Toolkit

Discover office-based tools, community engagement, advocacy and educational resources on breastfeeding to help you serve your patients.

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/prevention-wellness/birth-control-pregnancy-childbirth/breastfeeding/toolkit.html

Breastfeeding, Family Physicians Supporting (Position Paper)

Read the AAFP's position paper on support for breastfeeding.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/breastfeeding-position-paper.html

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...The A to Z of Cross-Cultural Medicine [Improving Patient Care] The article offers advice for improving one's competency in understanding cultural differences between patients and physicians. Apr 2005 Issue Keys to Improving Your Listening Skills [Improving Patient Care]...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/viewRelatedDocumentsByTaxonomy.htm?taxonomyId=132&page=6

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...Cultural competence September/October 2020 Issue Racism in Health Care: Creating a More Equitable Health Care Experience [From the Editor] Imagine how it would feel to walk into a doctor’s office and see that everyone else looks different from you. July/August 2019 Issue...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/viewRelatedDocumentsByTaxonomy.htm?taxonomyId=166

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...Cultural competence September/October 2020 Issue Racism in Health Care: Creating a More Equitable Health Care Experience [From the Editor] Imagine how it would feel to walk into a doctor’s office and see that everyone else looks different from you. July/August 2019 Issue...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/viewRelatedDocumentsByTaxonomy.htm?taxonomyId=166&page=0

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...Cultural competence Jun 2004 Issue Getting the Most From Language Interpreters [Feature] Communicating with patients who have limited English proficiency requires more than simply finding someone who speaks their language. Apr 2003 Issue The Challenge of Urban Family...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/viewRelatedDocumentsByTaxonomy.htm?taxonomyId=166&page=1

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...Cultural Competence [Improving Patient Care] The article describes the racial and ethnic disparities that exist in health care and explains how practices can improve their cultural competency. Oct 2000 Issue Using Web-Based Patient Communication [Computers] This is the...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/viewRelatedDocumentsByTaxonomy.htm?taxonomyId=132&page=9

Building Capacity to Care for Refugees -- FPM

Aug 1, 2017 - So you want to incorporate refugee health into your practice. Now what?

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/0700/p21.html

Can the Patient Decide? Evaluating Patient Capacity in Practice - American Family ...

Jul 15, 2001 - Physicians assess the decision-making capacity of their patients at every clinical encounter. Patients with an abrupt change in mental status, who refuse recommended treatment, who consent too hastily to treatment or who have a known risk factor for impaired decision-making should be ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0715/p299.html

Can the Patient Decide? Evaluating Patient Capacity in Practice -- American Family ...

...decision-making, such as a chronic neurologic or psychiatric condition, a significant cultural or language barrier, an education level con- cern, an acknowledged fear or discomfort with institutional health care settings or who are at an age at either end of the adult spec- trum...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0715/afp20010715p299.pdf

Care of the Military Veteran: Selected Health Issues - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2019 - According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 18.2 million veterans were living in the United States in 2017, of whom 1.6 million were female. Less than one-half of all veterans receive care at a Veterans Health Administration or military treatment facility, leaving most to receive services from...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1101/p544.html

Caring for Hispanic Patients

...a Spanish word because of unfamil- iarity with cultural or linguistic subtleties.4 Another barrier is inability to afford health insurance; nearly one-third of Latinos (30.7 percent) lack coverage.5 Yet another bar- rier stems from cultural mistrust coupled with a predisposition to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0101/afp20130101p48.pdf

Caring for Latino Patients - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2013 - Latinos comprise nearly 16 percent of the U.S. population, and this proportion is anticipated to increase to 30 percent by 2050. Latinos are a diverse ethnic group that includes many different cultures, races, and nationalities. Barriers to care have resulted in striking disparities in ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0101/p48.html

Caring for the Underserved Where They Need It

Ravi Grivois-Shah, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., set out to care for the underserved. Directing a mobile health program and a clinic with a large refugee population have allowed him to do it.

https://www.aafp.org/news/family-doc-focus/20180319fdf-grivoisshah.html

Chronic Conditions Self-Study CME

Gain a wide-ranging overview of family medicine-specific content related to chronic conditions with this AAFP self-study CME package.

https://www.aafp.org/cme/all/chronic-conditions/self-study.html

Clinical Briefs - Jun 1, 1998 - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 1998 - ...Cultural Competency in Health Care The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has published a report on cultural competency in health care (ACOG committee opinion no. 201). According to ACOG, during every health care encounter, the culture of the patient, the...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0601/p2881.html

Clinical Briefs - Mar 15, 2000 - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2000 - ...Breaking Cultural Barriers in Health Care Cultural Competency: A Journey is a new publication from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It aims to help community, state, regional and national decision makers to...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0315/p1910.html

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American Family Physician

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Cross-Cultural Medicine - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2005 - Cultural competency is an essential skill for family physicians because of increasing ethnic diversity among patient populations. Culture, the shared beliefs and attitudes of a group, shapes ideas of what constitutes illness and acceptable treatment. A cross-cultural interview should ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1201/p2267.html

Cultural Competence -- FPM

Oct 1, 2000 - The article describes the racial and ethnic disparities that exist in health care and explains how practices can improve their cultural competency.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2000/1000/p58.html

Cultural Competence Education for Health Care Professionals - Cochrane for Clinicians -...

Apr 15, 2015 - Low-quality evidence suggests that training health care professionals in patient-centered communication improves the engagement of patients from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds in their health care. Interventions that were primarily educational appeared to be ineffective.

American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0415/p523.html

Cultural Controversies on Child Abuse - Letters to the Editor - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2001 - ...Cultural Controversies on Child Abuse Am Fam Physician. 2001 Oct 1;64(7):1142-1148. to the editor: In general, we agree with the editorial by Dr. Bullock1 concerning the importance of screening by physicians for child and partner abuse in all settings. However, we must object to her...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/1001/p1142.html

Cultural Diversity at the End of Life: Issues and Guidelines for Family Physicians - ...

Feb 1, 2005 - Ethnic minorities currently compose approximately one third of the population of the United States. The U.S. model of health care, which values autonomy in medical decision making, is not easily applied to members of some racial or ethnic groups. Cultural factors strongly influence ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0201/p515.html

Cultural Diversity at the End of Life: Issues and Guidelines for Family Physicians - ...

...society is to learn how cultural factors influence patients’ responses to medical issues such as healing and suf- fering, as well as the physician-patient rela- tionship. The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) has published cultural proficiency guidelines2 and policy and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0201/afp20050201p515.pdf

Cultural Humility Is Critical to Health Equity

Ada Stewart, M.D., writes that cultural competence is not the endpoint that physicians should be striving for in the care of diverse populations. Cultural humility is important, too.

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/20190418lv-humility.html

Cultural Proficiency

Improve your cultural proficiency skills by watching brief video vignettes depicting physician-patient communication.

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/prevention-wellness/social-determinants/cultural-proficiency.html

Cultural Proficiency: The Importance of Cultural Proficiency in Providing Effective ...

Read the AAFP's position paper on the principles for improving care to diverse populations.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/cultural-proficiency-position-paper.html

Culturally Competent Family Medicine: Transforming Clinical Practice and Ourselves - ...

Dec 1, 2005 - ...Culturally Competent Family Medicine: Transforming Clinical Practice and Ourselves ROBERT C. LIKE, M.D., M.S., University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey Am Fam Physician. 2005 Dec 1;72(11):2189-2190. Related...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1201/p2189.html

Culturally Proficient, Health Care

Read AAFP's policy on providing culturally proficient health care.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/culturally-proficient-health-care.html

Culturally Sensitive Interpretive Services - AAFP Legislative Stance

Learn about AAFP's policy on culturally sensitive interpretive services.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/culturally-sensitive-interpretive-services.html

Diabetes

Access information and resources on Diabetes care from the AAFP.

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/care-resources/diabetes.html

Diversity

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in AFP

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/journals/afp/content/diversity.html

Education_2016.pdf

...22 WHEREAS, Cultural Proficiency is an integral part of the professionalism milestone in the 23 Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) report, and 24 25 WHEREAS, residency programs require assistance in their progression along the cultural 26 proficiency...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/business/Education_2016.pdf

Education_Report_2016.pdf

...several 19 constituencies in support of this resolution. The testimony noted that one key driver to optimize 20 family physicians’ cultural competency is to engage in a deeper understanding of unconscious 21 biases. The subcommittee also learned, for example, that in the academic...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/business/Education_Report_2016.pdf

Enhance Racial Disparities Training, Say Primary Care Residents

Researchers surveyed primary care residents to determine their awareness of racial disparities in diabetes and how prepared they feel to discuss these disparities with patients.

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20180824residentsdiabetes.html

Evaluating Medical Decision-Making Capacity in Practice - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2018 - Medical decision-making capacity is the ability of a patient to understand the benefits and risks of, and the alternatives to, a proposed treatment or intervention (including no treatment). Capacity is the basis of informed consent. Patients have medical decision-making capacity if they...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0701/p40.html

EveryONE Project Strategic Priorities

Access information on The AAFP EveryONE Project's strategic priorities.

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/the-everyone-project/priorities.html

Expectations of Family Medicine Residency Graduates

Learn about AAFP's policy on expectations of family medicine residency graduates.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/expectations-family-medicine-graduates.html

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