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AAFP Board of Directors: Resident Member

Bring a resident perspective to the business of the AAFP Board of Directors and benefit from relationships with established leaders in family medicine.

Membership : AAFP Member Welcome Center

https://www.aafp.org/membership/welcome-center/involve/lead/students-residents/resident/elected-national-leaders/aafp-board-resident.html

Resident Delegate to the AAFP Congress of Delegates

Experience Congress of Delegates and the learn the governance process of the AAFP in this national resident leadership position.

Membership : AAFP Member Welcome Center

https://www.aafp.org/membership/welcome-center/involve/lead/students-residents/resident/elected-national-leaders/aafp-cod-resident.html

Resident Representative to the Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors (AFMRD)

Gain non-profit board leadership experience and mentoring from established leaders in family medicine.

Membership : AAFP Member Welcome Center

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

AAFP Board of Directors: Student Member

Bring a student perspective to the business of the AAFP Board of Directors and benefit from relationships with established leaders in family medicine.

Membership : AAFP Member Welcome Center

https://www.aafp.org/membership/welcome-center/involve/lead/students-residents/student/elected-national-aafp-leaders/aafp-board-student.html

Student Delegate to the AAFP Congress of Delegates

Experience Congress of Delegates and the learn the governance process of the AAFP in this national student leadership position.

Membership : AAFP Member Welcome Center

https://www.aafp.org/membership/welcome-center/involve/lead/students-residents/student/elected-national-aafp-leaders/aafp-cod-student.html

Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) Network National Coordinator

Lead the FMIG Network to connect and strengthen FMIGs across the country.

Membership : AAFP Member Welcome Center

https://www.aafp.org/membership/welcome-center/involve/lead/students-residents/student/fmig-network-leaders/aafp-fmig-nc.html

Student Member of the AAFP Foundation Board of Trustees

Opportunity for medical school students to be involved with high-level decision-making on the nonprofit board of trustees for the AAFP Foundation.

Membership : AAFP Member Welcome Center

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

The EveryONE Project Unveils Implicit Bias Training Guide

The EveryONE Project from the AAFP has introduced its Implicit Bias Training Guide to promote awareness among primary care physicians and their practice teams.

AAFP News : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20200115implicitbias.html

Primary+ Terms and Conditions

Agreement governing the use of CME Reporter, Procedures Tracker, and Requirements Planner.

Membership : Member Benefits

https://www.aafp.org/membership/benefits/resources/primary-plus/terms.html

How to Apply

Learn how to apply for AAFP elected positions, FMIG regional coordinator and AAFP commission positions.

Membership : AAFP Member Welcome Center

https://www.aafp.org/membership/welcome-center/involve/lead/students-residents/how-to-apply.html

Med Student Leader Helps Peers Find Family Medicine Path

Mentors led Chase Mussard to family medicine. Now the East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine student strives to do the same for others.

AAFP News : Family Doc Focus

https://www.aafp.org/news/family-doc-focus/20200113fdf-chase.html

ACP Guideline Addresses Age-related Low Testosterone

The AAFP has endorsed the American College of Physicians' clinical practice guideline on treating adult men with age-related low testosterone, which recommends initiating testosterone treatment only for those experiencing sexual dysfunction.

AAFP News : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20200113age-relatedtestosterone.html

Student and Resident Leadership Opportunities

Learn how to apply for AAFP elected positions, FMIG regional coordinator and AAFP commission positions.

Membership : AAFP Member Welcome Center

https://www.aafp.org/membership/welcome-center/involve/lead/students-residents.html

Beware Virulent Deer and Confounding EHR Notes

We asked our new physician bloggers about the worst EHR notes they have seen. They shared their experiences in this Fresh Perspectives blog post.

AAFP News : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/20200113fp-ehrnotes.html

AAFP-PT: Answers to Common Questions

Family physicians can learn more about the AAFP laboratory proficiency testing program by viewing frequently asked questions, including ordering information, kit troubleshooting, and reporting.

Family Physician : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/managing-your-practice/pt-lab-testing/faq.html

About the AAFP-PT Evaluation

Find out how to review the AAFP-PT evaluation report including necessary terms and criteria explanations.

Family Physician : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/managing-your-practice/pt-lab-testing/evaluation.html

AAFP-PT Central

Family physicians can learn about the AAFP-PT online system that provides easy reporting and online access for their laboratory.

Family Physician : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/managing-your-practice/pt-lab-testing/pt-central.html

Services Not Covered by Medicare

Learn about the two categories of services not covered by Medicare, including services not deemed medically reasonable or necessary and non-covered services.

Family Physician : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/getting-paid/coding/non-covered-services.html

On-Demand Webcast: Advance Care Planning

Purchase access to this webcast to learn about how to talk about advance care planning with your patients and get reimbursed for it.

Family Physician : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/getting-paid/coding/advance-care-planning/webcast.html

Webcast: Medicare Annual Wellness Visit

Purchase access to this webcast to learn about the Medicare Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) requirements and identify how AWV findings can close care gaps and engage patients.

Family Physician : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/getting-paid/coding/annual-wellness-visits/webcast.html

Coding for Evaluation and Management Services

Maximize payment and reduce stress by understanding how to properly document and code for evaluation and management (E/M) services.

Family Physician : Practice and Career

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

Preparing a Procedure Manual

Find out how to prepare a lab procedure manual that will document processes, train new personnel, troubleshoot problems and measure performance.

Family Physician : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/managing-your-practice/clia/procedure-manual.html

National Provider Identifier

Find out how apply for a national provider identifier for your practice.

Family Physician : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/managing-your-practice/national-provider-identifier.html

Waived and Provider Performed Microscopy (PPM) Testsa Procedure Manual

Learn the difference between waived and PPM lab tests.

Family Physician : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/managing-your-practice/clia/waived-ppm-tests.html

Coding: Medicare Part B and Part D Vaccine Coverage

Find out what vaccine coverage is offered by Medicare Part B and Part D.

Family Physician : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/getting-paid/coding/medicare-vaccine-coverage.html

Coding for Newborn Care Services (99460, 99461, and 99463)

Find out the coding procedures for care given to newborn patients.

Family Physician : Practice and Career

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

Study: Misuse of Certain Nonopioid Analgesics on the Rise

Research suggests that as the number of prescriptions written for opioids has dropped, there has been a corresponding rise in the use of nonopioid medications such as gabapentin and baclofen to treat certain types of pain.

AAFP News : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20200109nonopioidmeds.html

Medical Coding for Group Visits

Find out the coding procedures to follow to receive Medicare payment for group visits.

Family Physician : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/getting-paid/coding/group-visits.html

Transitional Care Management

Transitional Care Management (TCM) are services provided to Medicare beneficiaries whose medical and/or psychosocial problems require moderate- or high-complexity medical decision making during transitions in care from a hospital or other health care facility to a community setting ...

Family Physician : Practice and Career

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

AAFP Guides Agencies Away From Alternative Payment Roadblocks

In letters to CMS and HHS' Office of the Inspector General, the Academy counseled regulators to make sure self-referral rules do not hinder practice transformation through new payment models.

AAFP News : Advocacy and Government

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20200109selfreferralltrs.html

The Medical Home: Comprehensiveness and Coordination

Effective care coordination can improve patient care transitions and outcomes while providing comprehensive care across the medical neighborhood.

Family Physician : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/delivery-payment-models/medical-home/comprehensiveness-and-coordination.html

Advance Care Planning

Advance care planning (ACP) is the face-to-face time a physician or other qualified health care professional spends with a patient, family member, or surrogate to explain and discuss advance directives. Two CPT codes are used to report ACP services: 99497 and 99498.

Family Physician : Practice and Career

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

CLIA Inspections

Find information regarding CLIA inspections for both basic inspections and specialty labs.

Family Physician : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/managing-your-practice/clia/inspections.html

The Medical Home: Access and Continuity

Improved access and continuity of care can positively affect patient outcomes and improve quality performance while reducing health care costs.

Family Physician : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/delivery-payment-models/medical-home/access-and-continuity.html

MIPS Payment Track: Virtual Groups

Learn how virtual groups (VGs) can help solo and small practice physicians successfully participate in MIPS.

Family Physician : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/getting-paid/mips/virtual-groups.html

FAQ on the CPC+ Initiative

Get answers to the frequently asked questions regarding the CPC+ initiative.

Family Physician : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/delivery-payment-models/cpc-plus/faq.html

Coding for Vaccine Administration

Find out the correct coding procedures for vaccine administration.

Family Physician : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/getting-paid/coding/vaccine-administration.html

CLIA and Quality Assurance

Find out how the CLIA standards for lab quality assurance apply to your practice.

Family Physician : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/managing-your-practice/clia/quality-assurance.html

Starting, Closing, or Selling a Practice

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Family Physician : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/managing-your-practice/starting-closing-practice.html

FAQ on MACRA and Medicare Payment Reform

Find the answers to your questions regarding MACRA.

Family Physician : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/getting-paid/macra/faq.html

MACRAnyms: Acronyms and Terms Related to MACRA's Quality Payment Program

A list of MACRA-related acronyms for easy reference.

Family Physician : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/getting-paid/macra/macranyns.html

Small Steps Are Key to Making Resolutions Stick

Most New Year's resolutions fail before February. For this Fresh Perspectives blog post, we asked our new physician bloggers how they help patients make lifestyle changes that last.

AAFP News : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/20200107fp-keepresolutions.html

The Economics of Our Health Care System Are Horrifying

Millions of Americans are forgoing health care because of cost while others are accruing staggering debt to pay for care. AAFP Senior Vice President of Advocacy, Practice Management and Policy Shawn Martin examines a growing crisis in this In the Trenches blog post.

AAFP News : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/20200107itt-economics.html

Influenza

To protect patients from health complications, promote the influenza vaccination as early as possible and provide the vaccine throughout the flu season.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/prevention-wellness/immunizations-vaccines/disease-pop-immunization/influenza.html

Oral Health

Learn how family physicians can be the first line of defense against oral diseases.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/prevention-wellness/healthy-lifestyle/oral-health.html

Heralded Vape Flavor Ban Too Diluted in Final Form, AAFP Says

New restrictions on flavored e-cigarette products fall short, the AAFP said in a statement calling for a ban on menthol flavors and all forms of mixing fruit flavors.

AAFP News : Advocacy and Government

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20200103flavorban.html

Unsure About Primary Care First? Webinar Explains New Model

With the Primary Care First application deadline approaching, the AAFP and other groups have created a webinar to help physicians decide whether to join the new payment model.

AAFP News : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20200103pcfwebinar.html

FDA Vaping Policy Is a Step in the Right Direction

FDA Vaping Policy Is a Step in the Right Direction

AAFP News : Media Center

https://www.aafp.org/news/media-center/statements/fda-vaping-policy-is-a-step-in-the-right-direction.html

Benign Anorectal Conditions: Evaluation and Management - American Family Physician Restricted content. Login required.

Jan 1, 2020 - Common anorectal conditions include hemorrhoids, perianal pruritus, anal fissures, functional rectal pain, perianal abscess, condyloma, rectal prolapse, and fecal incontinence. Although these are benign conditions, symptoms can be similar to those of cancer, so malignancy should be ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0101/p24.html

Get the Most Out of Your AAFP Membership

Academy members receive exclusive products, programs, services and discounts totaling more than $4,000 in savings each year. In this Leader Voices Blog post, AAFP President Gary LeRoy, M.D., highlights some perks you might not be aware of.

AAFP News : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/20200101lv-membervalue.html

Study Highlights Lack of Self-care Among Medical Residents

New research indicates that a concerning number of medical residents do not have a routine place for care, making them less likely to utilize valuable preventive screenings and services.

AAFP News : CME

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20191224residentscare.html

CPS Disclaimer

These recommendations are provided only as assistance for physicians making clinical decisions regarding the care of their patients. As such, they cannot substitute for the individual judgment brought to each clinical situation by the patient's family physician. As with all clinical ...

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/cpg-manual/cps-disclaimer.html

CPG Disclaimer

These guidelines are provided only as assistance for physicians making clinical decisions regarding the care of their patients. As such, they cannot substitute the individual judgment brought to each clinical situation by the patient’s family physician. As with all clinical reference ...

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/cpg-manual/disclaimer.html

CPS Disclaimer

These recommendations are provided only as assistance for physicians making clinical decisions regarding the care of their patients. As such, they cannot substitute for the individual judgment brought to each clinical situation by the patient's family physician. As with all clinical ...

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/internal/cps-disclaimer.html

CPG Disclaimer

These guidelines are provided only as assistance for physicians making clinical decisions regarding the care of their patients. As such, they cannot substitute the individual judgment brought to each clinical situation by the patient’s family physician. As with all clinical reference ...

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/internal/disclaimer.html

Clinical Practice Guideline Manual

Clinical Practice Guideline Manual

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/cpg-manual.html

Choosing Wisely -- Disclaimer

Choosing Wisely disclaimer

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/cpg-manual/cw-disclaimer.html

Choosing Wisely -- Disclaimer

Choosing Wisely disclaimer

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/internal/cw-disclaimer.html

USPSTF: Offer Behavioral Counseling to Prevent STIs

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently posted a draft recommendation statement and draft evidence review on the use of behavioral counseling interventions to prevent sexually transmitted infections.

AAFP News : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20191218uspstf-stis.html

Domino: Beer is OK (If You Exercise), But Avoid Kale

Frank Domino, M.D., delivered his popular "Top 10 Updates in Evidence-based Medicine" Sept. 27 during the Family Medicine Experience in Philadelphia. As usual, his presentation drew a huge crowd.

AAFP News : News From 2019 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2019-congress-fmx/20191001fmx-domino.html

Views From the 2019 Congress of Delegates and Family Medicine Experience

This page features photos, videos and other content highlighting various events at the 2019 Congress of Delegates and Family Medicine Experience in Philadelphia.

AAFP News : News From 2019 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2019-congress-fmx/20190930cod-fmx.html

Family Physicians Aim to Grow AAFP, Embrace Inclusiveness

Family physicians attending the 2019 Congress of Delegates in Philadelphia debated resolutions addressing family-friendly meetings, gender pronouns on badges and more.

AAFP News : News From 2019 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2019-congress-fmx/20191002cod-orgfin.html

CDC Proposes Expanding Its HCV Testing Recommendations

The CDC intends to expand its current recommendations for hepatitis C virus screening and is seeking public comment on the proposed changes, which would include one-time screening for adults 18 and older.

AAFP News : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20191217cdchcvtest.html

Patients, Family Caregivers Talk Tough on Care Transition

An article in the May/June issue of Annals of Family Medicine examines patient and family caregiver attitudes about their experiences with care transition management following an acute hospitalization.

AAFP News : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20180628annalstransitions.html

New AAFP President Thrives on Serving Patients, Community

AAFP President Gary LeRoy, M.D., sat down with AAFP News to tell family physicians about himself and discuss issues he'll tackle in the coming year, including spurring development of EHR systems that suit the way family physicians work.

AAFP News : News From 2019 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2019-congress-fmx/20190925leroyqa.html

Delegates Find Common Ground on Interstate Licensure, Data

Support for the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact, quicker discharge summaries and more complete claims databases were among resolution topics that won support from the Reference Committee on Advocacy during this year's Congress of Delegates.

AAFP News : News From 2019 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2019-congress-fmx/20190926cod-advocacy.html

Michael Eisner: Find Your 'Why' and Embrace It

Former Walt Disney Co. CEO Michael Eisner spoke about the importance of finding meaning in your work and making the most of opportunities during a mainstage speech at the Family Medicine Experience.

AAFP News : News From 2019 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2019-congress-fmx/20190927fmx-eisner.html

Delegates Act on Obesity Bias, Other Public Health Issues

Delegates to the 2019 Congress of Delegates addressed issues that included stigma and bias associated with obesity in the practice setting and elsewhere, family separation, and reproductive health.

AAFP News : News From 2019 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2019-congress-fmx/20191002cod-hops.html

FPs Fight to Retain Full Scope, Ensure High-quality Care

The Reference Committee on Practice Enhancement at the 2019 Congress of Delegates discussed topics including privileging, credentialing, scope of practice and acupuncture.

AAFP News : News From 2019 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2019-congress-fmx/20190930cod-pe.html

AI Moving Health Care to 'Cusp of a Major Revolution'

During a mainstage event at the 2019 Family Medicine Experience, innovators in health IT discussed how artificial intelligence is poised to radically change health care delivery.

AAFP News : News From 2019 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2019-congress-fmx/20190930fmx-healthit.html

FPs Talk Payment, Administrative Burden in Town Hall

Family physicians talked with AAFP officers about a number of hot-button issues during a Town Hall meeting before the 2019 Congress of Delegates officially convened in Philadelphia.

AAFP News : News From 2019 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2019-congress-fmx/20190924townhall.html

Family Medicine Board Review Self-Study Course | AAFP

Prepare for the ABFM board exam with this interactive, self-study review. Pass your family medicine boards and earn up to 54+ AAFP Prescribed CME credits.

CME : All CME Products

https://www.aafp.org/cme/all/board-review-self-study.html

Low Back Pain

Access the clinical practice guideline endorsed by the AAFP on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Low Back Pain.

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all-clinical-recommendations/back-pain.html

FP Essentials Call for Authors

Review the latest Call for Authors for contributors to AAFP's monthly family medicine monograph, FP Essentials.

CME | FP Essentials : Subscriptions

https://www.aafp.org/cme/subscriptions/fp-essentials/authors.html

Iron Deficiency Anemia - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

The AAFP supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendations on iron deficiency anemia.

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all-clinical-recommendations/iron-deficiency-anemia.html

Osteoporosis Screening to Prevent Fractures

The AAFP supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendation on osteoporosis screening to prevent fractures.

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all-clinical-recommendations/osteoporosis.html

Cirrhosis: Diagnosis and Management - American Family Physician Restricted content. Login required.

Dec 15, 2019 - Cirrhosis is the 12th leading cause of death in the United States. Newer research has established that liver fibrosis is a dynamic process and that early cirrhosis may be reversible. Only one in three people with cirrhosis knows they have it. Most patients with cirrhosis remain ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1215/p759.html

Influenza: Diagnosis and Treatment - American Family Physician Restricted content. Login required.

Dec 15, 2019 - Influenza is an acute viral respiratory infection that causes significant morbidity and mortality worldwide. Three types of influenza cause disease in humans. Influenza A is the type most responsible for causing pandemics because of its high susceptibility to antigenic variation. ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1215/p751.html

End-of-life Care Is as Important as All Care Preceding It

In this Leader Voices Blog post, family medicine resident Kelly Thibert, D.O., M.P.H., shares her first experience with helping a terminally ill patient decide how she wanted to live her final days.

AAFP News : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/20191213lv-endoflife.html

Value-Based Payment

Read the AAFP's position on value-based payment programs and the principles they should adhere to in order to improve quality.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/value-based-payment.html

Sports Medicine, Counseling About Risk of Contact/Collision Sports

Read the AAFP's recommendation that family physician's advise patients on the risks associated with contact sports.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/sportsmedicine-counseling.html

Protective Equipment for Recreational and Competitive Sports Activities

Learn about the recommendations suggested for physicians counseling patients on sports safety equipment.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/protective-equipment.html

Treatment of Survivors of Sexual Assault

Read the AAFP's recommendation on the procedures for treatment of survivors of sexual assault.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/treatment-survivors-sexualassault.html

Gun Violence, Prevention of (Position Paper)

Read AAFP's position on the prevention of gun violence.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/gun-violence.html

Preconception Care (Position Paper)

Read the AAFP's position paper on preconception care. Preconception care is defined as individualized care for men and women that is focused on reducing maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/preconception-care.html

Physician Expert Witness in Medical Liability Suits

Read the AAFP's position on physicians serving as expert witnesses in medical liability cases.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/physician-expert-witness.html

Violence (Position Paper)

Read AAFP's position paper on family violence as an important public health issue.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

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

Radiology (Position Paper)

Read the AAFP's position paper on radiology practice in reference to family physicians.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

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

Mental Health Care Services by Family Physicians (Position Paper)

Read the AAFP's position paper on mental health care services provided by family physicians.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/mental-health-services.html

Elder Mistreatment

Learn about AAFP's policy on elder mistreatment.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/elder-mistreatment.html

EGD, Training and Credentialing of Family Physicians In (Position Paper)

Read AAFP's position paper on training and credentialing of family physicians in esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD).

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/egd-training-credentialing.html

Family Physicians Delivering Emergency Medical Care - Critical Challenges and ...

Read AAFP's position paper about family physicians delivering emergency medical care - critical challenges and opportunities.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/family-physicians-emergency-care.html

Substance Use Disorders

Read AAFP's policies on substance use disorders and related health prevention programs.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/substance-use-disorders.html

Chronic Pain Management and Opioid Misuse: A Public Health Concern (Position Paper)

Read AAFP's position on opioids and pain management.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/chronic-pain-management-opiod-misuse.html

Incarceration and Health: A Family Medicine Perspective (Position Paper)

Read the AAFP's position paper on Incarceration and Health: A Family Medicine Perspective .

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

Cesarean Delivery in Family Medicine (Position Paper)

Read the AAFP's position on the role of family physicians in delivering maternity care including cesarean delivery.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/cesarean-delivery-family-medicine.html

Marijuana and Cannabinoids: Health, Research and Regulatory Considerations (Position ...

Read the AAFP's position on marijuana and cannobinoids.

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

Motorized Recreational Vehicles

Read about the AAFP's recommendation that family physicians educate their patients about the potential dangers of motorized recreational vehicle use.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/motorized-recreational-vehicles.html

Breastfeeding, Family Physicians Supporting (Position Paper)

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

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

Clinical Proctoring

Read the AAFP's position on clinical proctoring as an important peer review tool.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/clinical-proctoring.html

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