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Social Media for Doctors: Taking Professional and Patient Engagement to the Next Level ...

Feb 1, 2020 - Some of the top family physicians on social media share their best practices for building a following and avoiding common pitfalls.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2020/0100/p19.html

Improving the Waiting Room Experience -- FPM

Feb 1, 2020 - Adding a touch of tech, a dose of education, and plenty of creature comforts to your waiting room can make it more palatable for patients.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2020/0100/p14.html

Treatments for Postmenopausal Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder - FPIN's Clinical ... Restricted content. Login required.

Feb 1, 2020 - Transdermal testosterone for the treatment of hypoactive sexual desire disorder in postmenopausal women results in an additional 0.92 sexually satisfying events per month, acne, and increased androgenic effects without major complications

American Family Physician : FPIN's Clinical Inquiries

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0201/p182.html

Submit 2019 MIPS Data Early, Avoid Help Center Backlog

The reporting period for the 2019 Merit-based Incentive Payment System performance year is open until March 31, but don't wait -- CMS advises early data submission.

AAFP News : MACRA Ready

https://www.aafp.org/news/macra-ready/20200131mipsreporting.html

Adult ADHD Screening

A study to assess the interest and feasibility of screening for adult ADHD among family physicians.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/nrn/studies/all/adult-adhd.html

Family Medicine Discovers Rapid Cycle Scientific Discovery and Innovation: FMD RapSDI

Family Medicine Discovers Rapid Cycle Scientific Discovery and Innovation (RapSDI) is a signature program funded by the AAFP Foundation in collaboration with the AAFP National Research Network (AAFP NRN). RapSDI seeks to build research capacity for family medicine scientific discovery ...

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/nrn/studies/all/family_medicine_discovers.html

FMIG Family Medicine Programming Ideas

Find ways to promote the Family Medicine specialty from previous FMIG Program of Excellence Award winners.

Students and Residents : Medical Students

https://www.aafp.org/students-residents/medical-students/fmig/lead-fmig/programming/fmeducation.html

Start an FMIG

Looking to start a Family Medicine Interest Group? Here are some things to consider before you start your FMIG.

Students and Residents : Medical Students

https://www.aafp.org/students-residents/medical-students/fmig/lead-fmig/start-fmig.html

How FMIGs Can Collaborate with Other Campus Groups

Learn about how to collaborate with other student groups to promote interest in family medicine.

Students and Residents : Medical Students

https://www.aafp.org/students-residents/medical-students/fmig/lead-fmig/collaborate.html

FMIG Clinical Skills Workshop Ideas

Find clinical skills (procedures) workshop ideas from previous FMIG Program of Excellence Award winners.

Students and Residents : Medical Students

https://www.aafp.org/students-residents/medical-students/fmig/lead-fmig/programming/procedures.html

FMIG Community Service Ideas

Find community service ideas from previous FMIG Program of Excellence Award winners.

Students and Residents : Medical Students

https://www.aafp.org/students-residents/medical-students/fmig/lead-fmig/programming/community-service.html

FMIG Lecture and Discussion Ideas

Find lecture and discussion ideas from previous FMIG Program of Excellence Award winners.

Students and Residents : Medical Students

https://www.aafp.org/students-residents/medical-students/fmig/lead-fmig/programming/lectures.html

FMIG Innovative Program Ideas

Need ideas for your MIG? Find innovative program ideas from previous FMIG Program of Excellence Award winners.

Students and Residents : Medical Students

https://www.aafp.org/students-residents/medical-students/fmig/lead-fmig/programming/innovative-programming.html

FMIG Networking and Social Activity Ideas

Get ideas for programs and activities your FMIG can host.

Students and Residents : Medical Students

https://www.aafp.org/students-residents/medical-students/fmig/lead-fmig/programming/social.html

FMIG Programming Ideas for M3s and M4s

Find residency-prep activity ideas from previous FMIG Program of Excellence Award winners.

Students and Residents : Medical Students

https://www.aafp.org/students-residents/medical-students/fmig/lead-fmig/programming/residency-prep.html

Prescriptions for Health - Improving Health Behaviors Through Telephone Linked Care

Read about the Prescriptions for Health study and view aims, objectives, information about presentations, and key findings.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/nrn/studies/all/rx-for-health.html

Pharyngitis in Children - Clinicians’ Management Approach

Read about the Pharyngitis in Children - Clinicians’ Management Approach study and view aims, key findings and contact information.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/nrn/studies/all/pharyngitis.html

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Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/nrn/news.html

PREPARE-PeRson EmPowered Asthma RElief

PREPARE-PeRson EmPowered Asthma RElief

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/nrn/studies/all/prepare1.html

Cancer Care by Family Physicians - A Qualitative Study of Physician and Patient Views

Read a description of the Cancer Care by Family Physicians study, along with aims, objectives, timeline, status and key findings.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/nrn/studies/all/cancer.html

Asthma IQ for Primary Care Physicians

Read a description of the ASTHMA IQ study, along with aims, objectives, timeline, and status. Get contact information for further details.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/nrn/studies/all/asthma-iq.html

Collaborative National Network Examining Comparative Effectiveness Trials (CoNNECT)

Read a description of the CoNNECT study, along with aims, objectives, timeline, status and key findings.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/nrn/studies/all/connect.html

Diabetes Outcome Study

Read a description of the Diabetes Outcome study and view aims, objectives, timeline, status and key findings.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/nrn/studies/all/diabetes.html

FPs Make a Difference Volunteering in 'The Big Easy'

Community service opportunities drew 220 family physicians and their families Oct. 9 during the Family Medicine Experience in New Orleans.

AAFP News : News From 2018 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2018-congress-fmx/20181010fmx-volunteer.html

Delegates Act on Family Medicine Education Issues

Delegates discussed a wide variety of issues during the Reference Committee on Education hearing at the Congress of Delegates in New Orleans, including paid leave for new parents and CME changes meant to encourage precepting and meet other family medicine needs.

AAFP News : News From 2018 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2018-congress-fmx/20181015cod-education.html

Panel: Buprenorphine 'Can Give Patients Their Lives Back'

During a Family Medicine Experience main-stage presentation on opioids, an HHS representative said family physicians can help curb the crisis by prescribing buprenorphine. A panel of family physicians agreed.

AAFP News : News From 2018 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2018-congress-fmx/20181016fmx-opioids.html

Cullen: FPs Are Heroes in 'Epic Adventure' of U.S. Health Care

Newly installed AAFP President John Cullen, M.D., opened the 2018 Family Medicine Experience with a rousing speech about changing the health care system so FPs can do the work their patients need.

AAFP News : News From 2018 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2018-congress-fmx/20181015fmx-cullenspeech.html

Compassion, Faith Drive FPOY to Help Patients, Community

Will Cooke, M.D., a family physician from Austin, Ind., who took on disease outbreaks caused by injection drug use in his small rural community, has been named the AAFP's 2019 Family Physician of the Year.

AAFP News : News From 2018 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2018-congress-fmx/20181011fpoy-cooke.html

Delegates Tackle Rural OB Decline, Hospitality Event

Delegates to the 2018 Congress of Delegates addressed a number of issues, including how to stem the ongoing loss of obstetrical services in rural areas and potential changes to the combined AAFP candidate hospitality event held during the COD.

AAFP News : News From 2018 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2018-congress-fmx/20181016cod-orgfin.html

COD Addresses Medical Aid in Dying, Institutional Racism

Delegates to the 2018 Congress of Delegates in New Orleans addressed a number of clinical and patient-oriented issues, including medical aid in dying and institutional racism in health care.

AAFP News : News From 2018 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2018-congress-fmx/20181010cod-hops.html

FPs Tackle Primary Care Spending, Other Weighty Topics

The 2018 AAFP Congress of Delegates' Reference Committee on Advocacy considered a number of resolutions important to family physicians and their patients, including primary care spending and single payer options.

AAFP News : News From 2018 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2018-congress-fmx/20181012cod-advocacy.html

FPs Act on Data, Credentialing, Other Hot Topics

The 2018 Congress of Delegates Reference Committee on Practice Enhancement tackled topics ranging from claims data to credentialing.

AAFP News : News From 2018 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2018-congress-fmx/20181016cod-pe.html

Obtaining Funds for Your FMIG

The AAFP has a grant program available for student organizations and clubs, plus browse other ideas for fundraising to support your mission.

Students and Residents : Medical Students

https://www.aafp.org/students-residents/medical-students/fmig/lead-fmig/find-fmig-funding.html

Payment Tops FPs' Agenda at Town Hall

During a Town Hall meeting before the 2018 Congress of Delegates convened, AAFP leaders discussed the need to double the nation's investment in primary care. A few states already have moved to do so.

AAFP News : News From 2018 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2018-congress-fmx/20181008townhall.html

Screening for childhood trauma history

Several screening tools can help you identify patients whose health may be affected by adverse childhood experiences (ACEs).

Family Practice Management : FPM

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/screen_for_aces.html

Chronic Care Management (CCM)

Learn how to get paid for the new Medicare chronic care management fee.

Family Physician : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/getting-paid/coding/chronic-care-management.html

Lady Gaga, Primary Care for Mental Health Is Part of the Cure

Lalita Abhyankar, M.D., M.H.S., writes in this Fresh Perspectives blog post that Lady Gaga's recent unfounded comments about mental health and primary care can be harmful to patients, pointing out why -- and how -- the AAFP supports mental health care in the primary care setting.

AAFP News : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/20200122fp-mentalhealth.html

Survey Reveals Common Misconceptions About Flu, Vaccination

Millennials and African Americans are more likely than other groups to skip their annual flu vaccines, according to the results of a survey commissioned by the AAFP.

AAFP News : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20200122flusurvey.html

Advanced APM Bonuses Hit New Snag: Missing Payee Data

CMS is asking qualifying alternative payment model participants who are still owed advanced APM bonuses for performance year 2017 to verify their payment data by Feb. 28.

AAFP News : Advocacy and Government

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20200122paymentinfo.html

Burnout by Numbers

Recent surveys and studies paint a bleak landscape regarding physician burnout. AAFP Senior Vice President of Advocacy, Practice Advancement and Policy Shawn Martin writes in this In The Trenches blog post that the continued shortcomings of electronic health records are the prime driver.

AAFP News : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/20200121itt-ehr.html

Study: FM Residencies Need More Telehealth Training

Armed with survey results that show many residencies use telehealth infrequently, researchers say family medicine residents need more training in telehealth services.

AAFP News : CME

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20200121residenttelehealth.html

Study Shows Ways to Effectively Manage Electronic Messages

Two dozen primary care physicians, including several family physicians, share techniques and strategies for electronic messaging and inbox management in a new study.

AAFP News : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20200121manageinbox.html

FPs Flock to Mics to Voice Concerns to CMS Representative

An early morning breakfast at the AAFP's 2018 National Conference of Constituency Leaders that was billed as an update from CMS on the Quality Payment Program turned into something quite different -- and far more meaningful.

AAFP News : Advocacy and Government

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20180504cmslistening.html

Functional Dyspepsia: Evaluation and Management - American Family Physician Restricted content. Login required.

Jan 15, 2020 - Functional dyspepsia is defined as at least one month of epigastric discomfort without evidence of organic disease found during an upper endoscopy, and it accounts for 70% of dyspepsia. Symptoms of functional dyspepsia include postprandial fullness, early satiety, and epigastric pain or...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0115/p84.html

Short-Term Systemic Corticosteroids: Appropriate Use in Primary Care - American Family ... Restricted content. Login required.

Jan 15, 2020 - Short-term systemic corticosteroids, also known as steroids, are frequently prescribed for adults in the outpatient setting by primary care physicians. There is a lack of supporting evidence for most diagnoses for which steroids are prescribed, and there is evidence against steroid use ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0115/p89.html

America Needs More Family Doctors: The 25x2030 Collaborative Aims to Get More Medical ...

Jan 15, 2020 - ...America Needs More Family Doctors: 25×2030 Collaborative Aims to Get More Medical Students into Family Medicine JACOB PRUNUSKE, MD, MSPH, Medical College of Wisconsin, Wausau, Wisconsin Am Fam Physician. 2020 Jan 15;101(2):82-83. The United States faces a shortage of primary care...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0115/p82.html

Depression After ACS, Amenorrhea, Physical Activity, Heart Failure, Erythema Multiforme... Restricted content. Login required.

Jan 15, 2020 - Key clinical questions and their evidence-based answers directly from the journal's content, written by and for family physicians.

American Family Physician : AFP Clinical Answers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0115/p75.html

Resident Representative to the American Medical Association - Resident and Fellow ...

Represent AAFP resident interests at AMA meetings and interact with AMA delegates from the AAFP.

Membership : AAFP Member Welcome Center

https://www.aafp.org/membership/welcome-center/involve/lead/students-residents/resident/representatives-other-organizations/aafp-ama-resident.html

Student Representative to the American Medical Association - Medical Student Section ...

Represent AAFP student interests at AMA meetings and interact with AMA delegates from the AAFP.

Membership : AAFP Member Welcome Center

https://www.aafp.org/membership/welcome-center/involve/lead/students-residents/student/representatives-other-organizations/aafp-ama-student.html

Pain Medications Before IUD Placement - FPIN's Help Desk Answers - American Family ... Restricted content. Login required.

Jan 15, 2020 - Topical lidocaine preparations including gels, creams, and sprays may modestly decrease pain with tenaculum placement but not during IUD insertion.

American Family Physician : FPIN's Help Desk Answers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0115/p119.html

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