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Privileges and Training for New Procedures

Read AAFP's position on physician training and privileges for new procedures and techniques.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/privileges-new-procedures.html

Privileges at Competing Hospitals

Read AAFP's opposition on limitations to physician privileges at competing hospitals or health systems.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/privileges-competing-hospitals.html

Privileges in Family Medicine Departments

Read the AAFP's recommendations of the establishment of family medicine departments and granting of hospital privileges.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/privileges-family-med-departments.html

Privileges, Documentation of Training and Experience

Read AAFP's policy on the documentation of training and experience for residents and practicing physicians.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/privileges-documentation.html

Privileges, Electrocardiogram Interpretation

Read AAFP's position on family physicians ability to read and interpret electrocardiograms,

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/privileges-electrocardiogram.html

Privileges, Emergency Care Services

Read AAFP's position on family physician's qualification to provide emergency care services.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

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

Privileges, Special/Critical Care Unit

Read AAFP's position on physician privileges to to critical care unit.

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

Privileges, Surgical Assistant

Read AAFP's position on the role of the family physician during surgical procedures and serving as the patient advocate.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/privileges-surgical-assistant.html

Privileging Policy Statements

Read AAFP's position on specialty societies maintaining privileging policies.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/privileging-policy-statements.html

Procedural Skills Training, Residency Criteria

Read the AAFP's recommendation for procedures training for family medicine residents.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/procedural-skills-training.html

Procedural Skills, Interspecialty Support in Clinical Procedures

Read AAFP's position on working with other specialty societies concerning procedural skills.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/procedural-skills.html

Procedural Skills, Preceptor/Proctor Readiness Course

Read AAFP's position on physicians certification for readiness to be preceptored or proctored.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/procedural-skills-preceptor.html

Procedural Skills, Scope of Training in Family Medicine Residencies

Read AAFP's guidelines for teaching residents procedures in the scope of family medicine.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/procedural-skills-scope.html

Professional Competence Evaluation

Read the AAFP's opinion on competency evaluation including board recertification.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/professional-competence.html

Professional Medical Liability

Read the AAFP's position on the professional medical liability problem and its goals in advocating for patients and physicians.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/professional-medical-liability.html

Professional Medical Liability, Lawsuits

Read AAFP's opposition to the use of medical liability lawsuits as a means to pursue policy.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/professional-medical-liability-lawsuits.html

Professional Self-Regulation, Competence, and Certification of Physicians

Read AAFP's policy on professional self-regulation, competence, and certification by physicians.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/professional-self-regulation.html

Promoting Early Literacy Development

Read the AAFP's promotion of early literacy development.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/promoting-early-literacy.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

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

Provider, Use of Term (Position Paper)

Read the AAFP's position paper on the use of the term provider versus physician when referring to health care professionals.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

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

Public Reporting of Physician Performance, Guiding Principles

Read the AAFP's guiding principles for Public Reporting of Physician Performance, Guiding Principles as a means to improve clinical outcomes.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/public-reporting.html

quest-src-nov-2020.pdf

...ANA IFA Cascade with IdentRA* Comprehensive screen for the 8 most common rheumatic diseases-with one blood draw Diagnosing autoimmune rheumatic conditions can be challenging • Symptoms can be vague, vary from patient to patient, and overlap • Diagnoses are often based on a...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/sponsored_resources/quest-src-nov-2020.pdf

Race Based Medicine

Read AAFP's policy on Race Based Medicine.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/racebased-medicine.html

Radiology (Position Paper)

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

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

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

Referral, Unsolicited Laboratory

Read AAFP's position on family physician's obligation when receiving unsolicited clinical tests results for a patient where no relationship exists.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

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

Reparative Therapy

AAFP opposes the use of reparative therapy or conversion therapy in lesbian, gay, bisexual or transsexual individuals.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/reparative-therapy.html

Reporting on Residency Status of Patients

Read the AAFP's opposition to any legislation requiring health care providers to report a patient's legal residency status.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/reporting-residency-status.html

Reproductive and Maternity Health Services

AAFP Policy on Reproductive and Maternity Health Services.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

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

Reproductive Decisions

Read the AAFP's position on legal abortions and the role of the family physician in performing the procedure.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/reproductive-decisions.html

Reproductive Decisions, Coverage for

Read the AAFP's policy on reproductive decisions, coverage for.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/reproductive-decisions-coverage.html

Reproductive Decisions, Promoting Access to Medication and First Trimester Aspiration ...

Read AAFP's policy on Promoting Access to Medication and First Trimester Aspiration Terminations by Supporting Skilled Providers.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/reproductive-decisions-promoting-access.html

Reproductive Decisions, Training in

Read the AAFP's position on resident training for counseling and procedural skills needed to treat pregnant women and the variety of options available.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/reproductive-decisions-training.html

Research - Ethical Participation by Family Physicians

Read the ethical considerations for physicians to follow when conducting medical research.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/research-ethical.html

Research, Collaborative

Read the AAFP's endorsement of collaborative researching between clinicians.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/research-collaborative.html

Research, Family Medicine Journals

Read AAFP's position on the availability of publications for original family medicine research.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/research-journals.html

Residency Training Leading to Dual Board Certification

Read the AAFP's position on preferred three-year residency programs leading to board certification.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/residency-training-dual.html

Resident and Student Education, Discrimination In

Read AAFP's discrimination policy in regards to resident and medical student education.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/resident-education-discrimination.html

Resident and Student Leadership

Read about resident and student leadership in family medicine.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/resident-student-leadership.html

Resident Leaders

Learn more about the resident leaders at the AAFP.

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/about/meet-our-leadership/student-resident/resident-leaders.html

Resident Work Hours

Read AAFP's policy on limitations and other regulations of resident work hours.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/resident-work-hours.html

Residential Pool Safety

Read AAFP's policy on safety measures required for residential pool safety including CPR training, telephone access and swimming lessons.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/residential-poolsafety.html

Resources from Sponsors

These resources are developed and provided AAFP sponsors and may be of interest to our members.

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/about/engage/sponsored-resources.html

Restraints on Incarcerated Women During Labor, Use of

Read the AAFP policy on the use of restraints on incarcerated women during labor.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/restraints-on-incarcerated-women-during-labor.html

Retail Clinics

Read AAFP's position on retail clinics as an avenue to provide patient-centered healthcare.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/retail-clinics.html

Rights, Protections, and Support for Survivors of Sexual Assault

Read AAFP's position on Rights, Protections, and Support for Survivors of Sexual Assault.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/rights-survivors-sexual-assault.html

Role Definition of Family Medicine

Learn AAFP's role definition of family medicine.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/role-definition.html

Rural Health Care in Medical Education

Read AAFP's recommendations on the inclusion of rural health in medical education curriculum and experiences.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/rural-health-medicaleducation.html

Rural Health Care, "First Responder" Training

Read the AAFP's policy on providing first responder training to rural family physicians.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/rural-first-responder.html

Rural Health Care, Access to

Read the AAFP's policy on inequitable payments to physicians in rural hospitals.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/rural-health-care-access.html

Rural Practice, Keeping Physicians In (Position Paper)

Read AAFP's position paper on the recruitment, retention and training of rural health physicians.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/rural-practice-keeping-physicians.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

School Bus Safety

Read AAFP's position on legislative measures to ensure children are safe while being transported on the school bus.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/school-bus-safety.html

School Nutrition: Healthy Eating Options in Schools

Read AAFP's position on the importance of nutrition in dietary offerings in schools.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/school-nutrition.html

School Safety and Student Mental Health

Read about the AAFP's policy on School Safety and Student Mental Health.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/school-safety.html

School-Based Health Clinics, Guidelines

Read the AAFP's position on the importance of school-based health clinical programs for children and adolescent health.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/school-health-clinics.html

Screening

Read the AAFP's position on family physicians' role in advising patients on appropriate screening tests.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

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

Seal, AAFP

Read the meaning of the American Academy of Family Physicians seal.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

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

Seal, AAFP, Use of

Read the policy and requirements on using the AAFP seal for AAFP use, constituent chapter use and external use.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

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

Senior Vice President for Health of the Public, Science, and Interprofessional ...

Senior Vice President for Health of the Public, Science, and Interprofessional Activities - Julie K. Wood, MD, MPH, FAAFP

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/about/meet-our-leadership/aafp-emt/wood.html

Senior Vice President, Advocacy, Practice Advancement and Policy - Stephanie Quinn

Senior Vice President, Advocacy, Practice Advancement and Policy - Stephanie Quinn

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/about/meet-our-leadership/aafp-emt/quinn.html

Sensitivity to Diversity and Cultural Proficiency in AAFP Education

AAFP Policy on Sensitivity to Diversity and Cultural Proficiency in AAFP Education

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/sensitivity-diversity0.html

Separation of Families

Learn more about the AAFP policy on Separation of Families.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/separation-families.html

Serious Reportable Events and Hospital Acquired Conditions

Read AAFP's support of efforts to improve health care by identifying hospital acquired conditions and safety in both inpatient and ambulatory settings.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/never-events.html

Sexual Assault as a Public Health Issue

Read AAFP's position on Sexual Consent as a Public Health Issue.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/sexualconsent-publichealth.html

Shared Medical Appointments/Group Visits

Read the AAFP's position on the use of shared medical appointments or group visits as a practice of family physicians.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/shared-medical-appointments.html

Solitary Confinement of Youth

Read AAFP's policy on Solitary Confinement of Youth.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/solitary-confinement.html

Speaker - Alan Schwartzstein, MD, FAAFP

Speaker - Alan Schwartzstein, MD, FAAFP

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/about/meet-our-leadership/board/schwartzstein.html

Specialty Hospitals

Read AAFP's policy on the need for a clearly defined "whole hospital' exception.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/specialty-hospitals.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

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

Sports Medicine, Health and Fitness

Read AAFP's position on the knowledge and skills needed for treating patients participating in athletics.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

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

Sports Medicine, Persons with Disabilities: Participation in Sports and Physical ...

Read the AAFP's support of disabled persons participating in sporting events.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

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

state-younion-assessments.pdf

...Copyright: Mark H. Greenawald, MD mgreenawald@cox.net : All rights reserved. Use with attribution. Being a 5 STARRS © Individual The State of the YOUnion? 1 = Never 2 = Rarely 3 = Sometimes 4 = Often 5 = Daily Service I recognize my teammates for their good work. 1...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/membership/state-younion-assessments.pdf

Sterling N. Ransone, Jr., MD, FAAFP

President-Elect - Sterling N. Ransone, Jr., MD, FAAFP

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/about/meet-our-leadership/board/ransone.html

Steven P. Furr, MD, FAAFP

Director - Steven P. Furr, MD, FAAFP

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/about/meet-our-leadership/board/furr.html

Stimulant Drinks and Products

Read the AAFP's position on Stimulant Drinks and Products.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/stimulant-drinksproducts.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

Striving for Birth Equity.

Read about AAFP's policy on striving for birth equity.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/striving-for-birth-equity.html

Student and Resident Leaders

The AAFP is proud to be a home for medical students and residents using their voice to advance positive change in health and policy.

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/about/meet-our-leadership/student-resident.html

Student Choice of Family Medicine, Incentives for Increasing

Read AAFP's position on strategies and incentives to encourage medical students' choice of family medicine as a career.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/studentchoice-familymedicine.html

Student Leaders

Learn more about the medical student leaders at the AAFP.

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/about/meet-our-leadership/student-resident/student-leaders.html

student-leadership-participation.pdf

...SECTION ONE [To Be Completed by Student] Student’s Name: ____________________________________________________________________________________ Medical School: _____________________________________________________________________________________ M1 M2 M3 M4 Other...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/make_difference/student-leadership-participation.pdf

Student-Run Free Clinics

AAFP Policy on Student-Run Free Clinics.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/studentrun-freeclinics.html

Substance Use Disorders

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

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

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

Sugar Sweetened Beverages

Read the AAFP's support of a tax on sugar sweetened beverages in the best interest of public health.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/sugar-sweetened-beverages.html

Sunscreen Usage in Schools

Read the AAFP policy on sunscreen usage in schools.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

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

Table 1: 2019 AAFP Membership Category

Table 1: 2019 AAFP Membership Category

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/about/dive-into-family-medicine/family-medicine-facts/table1.html

Table 10: Acceptance of Medicaid Patients

Table 10: Acceptance of Medicaid Patients

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/about/dive-into-family-medicine/family-medicine-facts/table10.html

Table 11: Clinical Services Performed by Physicians

Table 11: Clinical Services Performed by Physicians

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/about/dive-into-family-medicine/family-medicine-facts/table11.html

Table 12: Clinical Procedures Performed by Physicians at their Practice

Table 12: Clinical Procedures Performed by Physicians at their Practice

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/about/dive-into-family-medicine/family-medicine-facts/table12.html

Table 13: Hospital Admission Privileges

Table 13: Hospital Admission Privileges

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/about/dive-into-family-medicine/family-medicine-facts/table13.html

Table 14: Number of Babies Delivered

Table 14: Number of Babies Delivered

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/about/dive-into-family-medicine/family-medicine-facts/table14.html

Table 2: Demographic Characteristics of AAFP Members

Table 2: Demographic Characteristics of AAFP Members

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/about/dive-into-family-medicine/family-medicine-facts/table2.html

Table 3: Ethnicity/Race and Sexual Orientation of AAFP Members

Table 3: Ethnicity/Race and Sexual Orientation of AAFP Members

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/about/dive-into-family-medicine/family-medicine-facts/table3.html

Table 4: Selected Practice Characteristics of Active AAFP Members

Table 4: Selected Practice Characteristics of Active AAFP Members

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/about/dive-into-family-medicine/family-medicine-facts/table4.html

Table 5: Family Physician 2017 Income Before Taxes

Table 5: Family Physician 2017 Income Before Taxes

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/about/dive-into-family-medicine/family-medicine-facts/table5.html

Table 6: Average Number of Family Physician Patient Encounters Per Week by Setting

Table 6: Average Number of Family Physician Patient Encounters Per Week by Setting

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/about/dive-into-family-medicine/family-medicine-facts/table6.html

Table 7: Patient Health Care Insurance Coverage

Table 7: Patient Health Care Insurance Coverage

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/about/dive-into-family-medicine/family-medicine-facts/table7.html

Table 8: Medicare Participation by Family Physicians

Table 8: Medicare Participation by Family Physicians

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/about/dive-into-family-medicine/family-medicine-facts/table8.html

Table 9: Acceptance of Medicare Patients

Table 9: Acceptance of Medicare Patients

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/about/dive-into-family-medicine/family-medicine-facts/table9.html

Teaching, Physician Responsibility

Read the AAFP's support of physicians engaged in physician education and serving in an active teaching role.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/teaching-physicianresponsibility.html

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