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Incorporating Medical Interpretation Into Your Practice -- FPM

Apr 1, 2014 - Making sure you can understand your patients not only improves their care but avoids legal trouble.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0300/p16.html

2000-2010 Index of Board Minutes

............................................301 CULTURAL COMPETENCY/PROFICIENCY .........................................................................................................................................................301 CULTURAL PROFICIENTY AND CARE TO MINORITY AND...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2000-2010BoardIndex.pdf

AAFP National Conference of Student Members Recommendations and Actiions

........................................................................................................................... 22 Clinical Competencies ............................................................................................................... 22 Clinical Skills...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/nc/congress/ncsm-recs-and-action.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

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

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

Preparing for Global Health Work as a Family Physician

Learn how family physicians are uniquely prepared to make a difference in global health and discover how physicians can become prepared to serve.

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/global-health/prepare.html

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

2013 Congress of Family Medicine Residents Summary of Actions

...Open School certificate curriculum into residency training to enhance Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education core competencies. Not Adopted R1-401 Advocacy For Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education RESOLVED, That the American Academy of Family...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/nc/congress/NCFMRActions2013.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

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

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all.pdflist.html

...Culturally Proficient, Health Care (/content/aafp/about/policies/all/culturally-proficient.content.pdflist.html) Cultural Proficiency Guidelines (/content/aafp/about/policies/all/cultural-guidelines.content.pdflist.html) Cultural Proficiency: The Importance of Cultural Proficiency...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/policies/AAFP_AllPoliciesApril2019.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

Rural Practice: Graduate Medical Education for (Position Paper)

Read AAFP's position paper on the inclusion of rural health skills and necessary training standards in medical education.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/rural-practice-gme.html

AAFP National Conference of Family Medicine Residents Recommendations and Actiions

........................................................................ 40 Cultural Categorization.............................................................................................................. 40 Cultural Diversity ..........................

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/nc/congress/ncfmr-recs-and-action.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

Group of Six Letter Supporting DoD GME Training - August 3, 2020

...DoD graduate medical education programs play a critical role in developing the future of military medical professionals and providing culturally congruent care to our service members. With approximately 116,154 personnel making up the active duty medical force, the University is the...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/LT-G6-DoD-GMETraining-080320.pdf

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...Cross-Cultural Medicine GREGORY JUCKETT, M.D., M.P.H., West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, West Virginia C ultural diversity is increasing worldwide as immigration, travel, and the global economy make national borders more permeable. Latinos of all...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1201/afp20051201p2267.pdf

2013 National Congress of Student Members Summary of Actions

...Medical Training Addressing Culturally Insensitive Care RESOLVED, That the American Academy of Family Physicians support medical academic institutions providing policies on how they will address concerns relating to discrimination, cultural competency, or other aspects of patient...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/nc/congress/NCSMActions2013.pdf

Monitor - Jan 2003 -- FPM

Jan 1, 2003 - ...Paying for cultural competency Patients, physicians underestimate medical errors Enlarge Much has been written about medical errors since the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released its 1999 To Err Is Human report. However, until now, little has been known about how physicians and...

Family Practice Management : News Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/0100/p20.html

Striving for Birth Equity: Family Medicine's Role in Overcoming Disparities in Maternal...

Position Paper on Striving for Birth Equity.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/birth-equity-pos-paper.html

Getting Started in Global Health

Learn how to plug into the global health conversation and discover what questions to ask yourself as you become involved.

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/global-health/interest.html

Should Appearance Matter in Medicine?

When we asked our new physician bloggers for their opinions on a recent survey regarding physician footwear, the conversation quickly broadened to take in attire, appearance and professionalism. Read more in this Fresh Perspectives post.

AAFP News : Fresh Perspectives: New Docs in Practice | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/20191106fp-attire.html

Follow the North Star: Global Health Is Focus of New Wonca Group

Follow the North Star: Global Health Is Focus of New Wonca Group

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

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/follow_the_north_star_global.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

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