...The Reference Committee on Organization and Finance recommends the following 1 consent calendar for adoption (page numbers indicate page in reference committee 2 report): 3 4 RECOMMENDATION: The Reference Committee on Organization and Finance 5 recommends the following consent...
...The Reference Committee on Practice Enhancement recommends the following consent 1 calendar for adoption (page numbers indicate page in reference committee report): 2 3 RECOMMENDATION: The Reference Committee on Practice Enhancement recommends 4 the following consent calendar for...
...publicized that there is a pay gap between women and men for 8 equal work, and 9 10 WHEREAS, the evidence shows even in the profession of medicine that female physicians 11 make less than male physicians for equal work, even when controlled for work and non-work 12 variables, now,...
...Education Residency Positions - Make Them Family Medicine RESOLVED, That the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) advocate that a majority of new graduate medical education residency positions be allocated to family medicine. IMG Advocacy Board of Directors...
Feb 1, 2014 - It's going to be a challenging year, but we can do this.
Family Practice Management : From the Editor
AAFP Response to the CMS 2014 Proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule
...efforts that oppose legislation that imposes on abortion providers unnecessary requirements that infringe on the practice of evidence-based medicine, and be it further RESOLVED, That the American Academy of Family Physicians oppose national legislation that imposes unnecessary...
...9 10 WHEREAS, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates 17,721 deaths in 11 2011 from Hepatitis C, which exceeds the number of deaths from HIV, and 12 13 WHEREAS, the CDC and the United States Preventive Services Task Force recommend 14 performing a onetime...
...2. Resolution No. 2002 Additional Resources for Community-Based Family Medicine GME Programs 3. Resolution No. 2003 Internationally Funded Residency Slots in U.S. Residency Programs 4. Resolution No. 2004 Updating Colon Cancer Screening 5. Resolution No. 2005 Physicians...
...Commission members acknowledged that the AAFP continues to seek ways for these payers to do more to attract and support family medicine practices, especially those in rural settings and in urban underserved areas and agreed to reaffirm the resolution as being addressed through the...
On Nov. 8, American voters will elect a new president and vice president, 469 members of Congress and a dozen governors. AAFP Senior Vice President for Advocacy, Practice Advancement and Policy Shawn Martin highlights some important dates to remember.
AAFP News : In the Trenches : Blogs
...9. Resolution No. 2009 Transgender Medicine Training in Family Medicine 10. Resolution No. 2010 Solving our Shortage of Primary Care Physicians by Eliminating All Medical School Debt 11. Resolution No. 2011 IMG Mentorship Program via AAFP 12. Resolution No. 2012 Live...
...9. Resolution No. 3009 Enhancing Nutrition Education for Family Medicine Physicians 10. Resolution No. 3010 AAFP's Center for Diversity and Health Equity Report to Support the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD) 11....
...5. Resolution No. 5005 Increasing the Number of Family Physicians Providing Operative Obstetrics 6. Resolution No. 5006 Coverage of Assisted Reproductive Technologies 7. Resolution No. 5007 Support Income Transparency to Achieve Equitable Pay Among Family Physicians 8....
The AAFP has asked for changes to a CMS interim final rule regarding 2017 disasters and accountable care organization policies.
...nonclinical policy: The AAFP reaffirms its position that it is the responsibility of the United States to train and distribute an adequate number of physicians to meet the diverse health care needs of its people, as well as to provide training opportunities for physicians from other...
...and 14 high volume maternity care, and be it further 15 16 RESOLVED, That the American Academy of Family Physicians reach out to family 17 medicine program directors to identify which search terms are appropriate for their 18 programs. 19 20 Authors and several others testified...
...board member. 3 4 ITEM NO. 2: RESOLUTION NO. 4002: ESTABLISH A RURAL FAMILY MEDICINE 5 CONSTITUENCY 6 7 RESOLVED, That the American Academy of Family Physicians create a Rural Family 8 Medicine Constituency at the AAFP National Conference of Constituency Leaders. 9 10...
...on this issue to be consolidated in a one stop, easy to use, 47 location on the website. Maternity care is a core aspect of family medicine practice. The reference 48 committee recognized the importance of creating a maternity credentialing toolkit designed to 49 assist family...
...affects people of color, and 23 24 WHEREAS, the following organizations already oppose such laws: American Medical Association, 25 HIV Medicine Associtation, Infectious Disease Society of America, American Psychological 26 Association, Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, and the...
...2. Resolution No. 2002 Family Medicine Residency Education Involving Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants 3. Resolution No. 2003 Maternal Mortality in the United States 4. Resolution No. 2004 J-1 Visa Waiver Program Hour Requirements Make Hospitalist Positions...
...of care, and be it further 47 48 RESOLVED, That the American Academy of Family Physicians encourage the Review Committee 49 of Family Medicine (RC-FM) of the AAccreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education to 50 include implicit bias trainings within residency education core...
...Student Association and the National Hispanic Medical Association to create 34 a strategic plan to increase the number of Latinx physicians into the family medicine workforce, 35 and be it further 36 37 RESOLVED, That the American Academy of Family Physicians be aware of and support...
...1. Resolution No. 5001 Re-humanize Medicine to Avoid Burn Out 2. Resolution No. 5002 Emerging Technologies in Family Medicine 3. Resolution No. 5003 Support Telemedicine Use in Hospice Care 4. Resolution No. 5004 Mentor Up! 5. Resolution No. 5005 Prenatal Counseling...
...ITEM NO. 2: RESOLUTION NO. 2002: FAMILY MEDICINE RESIDENCY EDUCATION 5 INVOLVING NURSE PRACTITIONERS AND PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS 6 7 RESOLVED, That the American Academy of Family Physicians perform a survey to 8 residents to determine the level of interaction, instruction and/or...