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1374.pdf

...MASTER-HUNTER, M.D., University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan DIANA L. HEIMAN, M.D., University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Hartford, Connecticut P rimary amenorrhea can be diag- nosed if a patient has normal sec- ondary sexual characteristics but no...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0415/afp20060415p1374.pdf

1391.pdf

...of ARVD is unknown, it is thought to occur in six per 10,000 persons in certain populations. After hypertrophic heart disease, it is the number one cause of sudden cardiac death in young persons, especially athletes. Patients with ARVD are usually men younger than 35 years who...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0415/afp20060415p1391.pdf

14 Alternative Practice Styles -- Family Practice Management

...1. Resort doctor Winters in Tahoe. Summers on the Caribbean. Could a career in medicine really be that idyllic? It could if you choose to be a resort doctor. The promise here is lifestyle. If you have a passion for skiing or travel and want your practice to pro- mote your...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2001/0200/fpm20010200p33.pdf

14 Alternative Practice Styles -- FPM

Feb 1, 2001 - Perhaps the road less traveled is the right career path for you. Here are more than a dozen ideas to get you started.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2001/0200/p33.html

1403.pdf

...The number of bariatric surgeries per- formed in the United States has recently increased 10-fold, from 14,000 in 1993 to an estimated 140,000 in 2004.3 A number of studies4-6 have demonstrated that bariatric surgery leads to sustainable long-term weight loss and, in many patients,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0415/afp20060415p1403.pdf

18 Glimpses of Tomorrow -- FPM

Sep 1, 2004 - Introduces Big Ideas issue, suggesting that most of the ideas featured have something to do with the FFM new practice model and that the authors may actually share a vision of the future of family medicine.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0900/p13.html

1942.pdf

...R. LAST, M.D., M.P.H., Medical College of Wisconsin, Racine Family Medicine Residency Program, Racine, Wisconsin STEPHEN A. WILSON, M.D., M.P.H., University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, St. Margaret Family Medicine Residency Program, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania O besity is a...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0601/afp20060601p1942.pdf

1951 Scientific Assembly - AFP 50 Years Ago - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2000 - ...50th year of publication. Excerpts from the two 1950 volumes of GP, AFP's predecessor, appear along with highlights of 50 years of family medicine. This feature is reproduced from the October and November, 1950, issues of GP. The commentary is written by Daniel J. Ostergaard, M.D.,...

American Family Physician : AFP 50 Years Ago

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0901/p922.html

1953.pdf

...Nonpharmacologic Strategies for Managing Hypertension RANDY WEXLER, M.D., M.P.H., and GLEN AUKERMAN, M.D. Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio D espite all that is known about its adverse health consequences, high blood pressure still is poorly controlled in the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0601/afp20060601p1953.pdf

1961.pdf

...Fatty Liver Disease MAX BAYARD, M.D., JIM HOLT, M.D., and EILEEN BOROUGHS, M.D. East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine, Johnson City, Tennessee F ormerly called nonalcoholic steato- hepatitis (NASH), nonalcoholic fatty liver disease now refers to a spectrum...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0601/afp20060601p1961.pdf

1981.pdf

...T he topic of inborn errors of metab- olism is challenging for most phy- sicians. The number of known metabolic disorders is probably as large as the number of presenting symptoms that may indicate metabolic disturbances (Table 11-3). Furthermore, physicians know they may not...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0601/afp20060601p1981.pdf

19AdvocacyReferenceCommitteeReport.pdf

...environment the AAFP should position itself to be able to communicate with 36 legislators who do not necessarily agree with all of family medicine’s policies. 37 38 5/28/2019 Page 2 of 11 The reference committee agreed that FamMedPAC contribution records are reportable to the...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/business/19AdvocacyReferenceCommitteeReport.pdf

19EducationReferenceCommitteeReport.pdf

...Medical Education (ACGME) to require 10 encourage all residents in clinical specialties family medicine, physicial medicine and 11 rehabilitation, psychiatry, pediatrics, internal medicine, neurology, general surgery, 12 obstetrics and gynecology, and anesthesiology, and orthopedic...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/business/19EducationReferenceCommitteeReport.pdf

2010NCSCSummaryofActions.doc

...Agree. The commission asked to have the article entitled Racial Categories in Medical Practice: How Useful Are They? (PLoS Medicine, September 2007, volume 4, issue 9) posted on the AAFP website in the Cultural Proficiency section of Public Health. In addition, AAFP staff will...

Events

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

2011NCSCSummaryofActions.doc

...corps staff in order to accurately reflect the rapidly changing environment and federal regulations. FAQs and toll-free information phone numbers are prominently listed and maintained. Given the current ease of drawing needed information from the NHSC website, AAFP staff will...

Events

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

2012 Admissions Guide,Pre-Med Admissions Guide

...of Medicine and Health Sciences . . . . . . 10 University of New Mexico School of Medicine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 Carver College of Medicine at University of Iowa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 University of Kansas School of Medicine . . ....

Med School and Residency

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

2012 Agenda for the Reference Committee on Advocacy

...2. Resolution No. 1009 Stop State Legislators from Practicing Medicine Without a License 3. Resolution No. 1001 Expiration of Expirations 4. Resolution No. 1010 Resolution to Remove Barriers to Long Acting Reversible Contraceptive Devices Use 5. Resolution No. 1002...

About AAFP

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

2012 Agenda for the Reference Committee on Education

...8. Resolution No. 2012 Requiring a Family Medicine Rotation 9. Resolution No. 2005 Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (GLBT) Health Education in Medical and Graduate Medical Education 10. Resolution No. 2006 Family Physician and Care of the Transgendered Patient 11....

About AAFP

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

2012 Agenda for the Reference Committee on Organization and Finance

...5. Resolution No. 4004 Family Medicine Visibility Vis-à-Vis Social Media 6. Resolution No. 4005 Marketing to the General Public 7. Resolution No. 4006 Marketing 8. Resolution No. 4002 Information Sharing Regarding Non-Physician Provider Scope of Practice 9. Resolution...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/special_constituencies/2012RCAR_Organization-Finance.pdf

2012 Consent Calendar for the Reference Committee on Advocacy

...The Reference Committee on Advocacy recommends the following consent calendar for 1 adoption (page numbers indicate page in reference committee report): 2 3 RECOMMENDATION: The Reference Committee on Advocacy recommends the following 4 consent calendar for adoption: 5 6 Item 1:...

About AAFP

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

2012 Consent Calendar for the Reference Committee on Education

...The Reference Committee on Education recommends the following consent calendar for 1 adoption (page numbers indicate page in reference committee report): 2 3 RECOMMENDATION: The Reference Committee on Education recommends the 4 following consent calendar for adoption: 5 6 Item 1:...

About AAFP

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

2012 Consent Calendar for the Reference Committee on Health of the Public and Science

...The Reference Committee on Health of the Public and Science recommends the following 1 consent calendar for adoption (page numbers indicate page in reference committee 2 report): 3 4 RECOMMENDATION: The Reference Committee on Health of the Public and Science 5 recommends the...

About AAFP

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

2012NCSCSummaryofActions.docx

...the Office National Coordinator (ONC) for the capture and storage of discrete clinical data elements that have direct relevance to family medicine and maintain an expression of this clinically relevant data in a manner that allows its exchange and availability at the point of care...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/2012NCSCSummaryofActions.docx

2013 Advocacy Report

...The Reference Committee on Advocacy recommends the following consent calendar for 1 adoption (page numbers indicate page in reference committee report): 2 3 RECOMMENDATION: The Reference Committee on Advocacy recommends the following 4 consent calendar for adoption: 5 6 Item 1:...

Events

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

2013 Advocacy Resolutions

...4. Resolution No. 1004 Additional Graduate Medical Education Residency Positions - Make Them Family Medicine 5. Resolution No. 1005 Supporting Reorganization of Conrad 30 Waiver Program 6. Resolution No. 1006 Controlled Substances Nationwide Tracking System 7. Resolution...

Events

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

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