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Deaf Family Physician Aims to Improve Communication

Carolyn Stern, M.D., has overcome challenges related to hearing loss. Now she works to reduce such challenges for patients, physicians and interpreters.

AAFP News : Family Doc Focus

https://www.aafp.org/news/family-doc-focus/20201005fdf-stern.html

Emergency and Urgent Care Online CME Course | AAFP

Refine your emergency care skills on topics that include assessment of acutely ill elderly patients, acute pain management, and more. Earn 32.75 CME credits.

CME : All CME Products

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

Would Medicare for All Be the Most Beneficial Health Care System for Family Physicians ...

Oct 1, 2020 - Expansion of Medicare or private insurance would not address the deeper problems in our health care system.

American Family Physician : Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/1001/p392.html

SLC On-Demand

Watch on-demand versions of the 2020 SLC sessions.

Events : State Legislative Conference (SLC)

https://www.aafp.org/events/slc/on-demand.html

COVID-19 and the Burden of Secondary Grief

After months of caring for people affected by COVID-19, Lalita Abhyankar, M.D., M.H.S., writes in the Fresh Perspectives blog about the burden of secondary grief.

AAFP News : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/202001001fp-grief.html

Flu Shots and COVID-19: Gratitude During the Pandemic

Tochi Iroku-Malize, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., shares her experience from a flu shot clinic, writing in the Leader Voices blog that patients may be more interested in the influenza vaccine this fall because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

AAFP News : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/20201001lv-flu.html

Task Force: Evidence on Vitamin D Deficiency Screening Inconclusive

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force found insufficient evidence to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for vitamin D deficiency in asymptomatic adults.

AAFP News : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20201001vitamind.html

Roundtable Shows How to Square Off for Family Medicine

The Academy's all-virtual State Legislative Conference kicked off with a strong session recognizing big wins from three chapters -- and showing how these victories can be reproduced elsewhere.

AAFP News : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/20201001itt-slcroundtable.html

CQMC Updates First Round of Core Quality Measure Sets

The Core Quality Measures Collaborative earlier this month released updates to four of its eight existing core measure sets, with more updates, including to the primary care core set, expected within weeks.

AAFP News : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20201001cqmcmeasuresetupdts.html

Enforcing Public Charge Rule Endangers Public Health

Enforcing Public Charge Rule Endangers Public Health

AAFP News : Media Center

https://www.aafp.org/news/media-center/statements/public-charge-rule.html

Getting Paid

FPM and AAFP content and resources on the topic of getting paid: coding, documentation, payment, billing, etc.

Family Practice Management : FPM

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/getting-paid.html

Survey Tracks COVID-19's Effects on Delayed Medical Care

Results of a CDC survey indicate that more than 40% of American adults have avoided or delayed receiving medical care due to concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic.

AAFP News : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20200929delayedcare.html

Improve Care with Patient-Reported Outcomes

Use PROMs as evidence-based interventions to improve patient engagement, physician-patient communication, and quality of care in this interactive online CME activity.

CME : All CME Products

https://www.aafp.org/cme/all/online/improve-care-with-patient-reported-outcomes.html

Want to Learn to Lead Change to Achieve Physician Well-being?

The Academy is offering members a free opportunity to learn how to lead change to boost physician well-being in the workplace, thanks to a collaboration between the AAFP and United Health Foundation.

AAFP News : Focus on Physician Well-being

https://www.aafp.org/news/focus-on-physician-well-being/20200928leadingphyschange.html

AAFP Announces New Innovation Lab Collaboration

The AAFP Innovation Lab is seeking a dozen or so Academy members to evaluate a novel AI-driven point-of-care platform for primary care dubbed Navina.

AAFP News : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20200925navina.html

CDC Maps Show Obesity Prevalence Increasing in U.S.

New data maps from the CDC indicate that the prevalence of obesity in American adults increased between 2017 and 2019, which can put many individuals at increased risk of COVID-19-related complications.

AAFP News : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20200924obesitymaps.html

AAFP Joins Push to Take Politics Out of COVID-19 Vaccine Work

In a recent letter and a separate statement, the Academy and dozens of medical and health groups called on health officials to put science ahead of politics as COVID-19 vaccine studies continue.

AAFP News : Advocacy and Government

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20200923covidscience.html

Actor's Death Offers Opening to Educate Patients on CRC Screening

Gary LeRoy, M.D., writes that the recent death of actor Chadwick Boseman offers an opportunity to educate patients about the need for colorectal cancer screening.

AAFP News : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/20200923lv-crcscreening.html

LPW Schedule

Family physicians can access the Leading Physician Well-being Program schedule for 2021.

Family Physician : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/managing-your-career/leading-physician-well-being/lpwschedule.html

AAFP Continues Working for Racial Equity

AAFP Commission on Health of the Public and Science Chair Scott Hartman, M.D., outlines the work the commission has undertaken regarding racial equity at the direction of the Academy's Congress of Delegates.

AAFP News : As We See It: Voices From the AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/news/opinion/20200922guested-equality.html

AAFP Praises Withdrawal of Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Regulation

AAFP Praises Withdrawal of Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Regulation

AAFP News : Media Center

https://www.aafp.org/news/media-center/statements/medicaid-fiscal-accountability-regulation.html

Making the Most of Opportunities to Teach and Lead

Santina Wheat, M.D., M.P.H., A.A.H.I.V.S., teaches her family medicine residents that it's possible, and important, to be both a physician and an advocate.

AAFP News : Family Doc Focus

https://www.aafp.org/news/family-doc-focus/20200921fdf-wheat.html

AAFP, Others Call for Five-year Health Extender Funding

In a Sept. 11 letter to congressional leaders, the AAFP and 16 other organizations urged Congress to reauthorize funding for the THCGME program and other health extenders.

AAFP News : Advocacy and Government

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20200921programfunding.html

LPW FAQ

Family physicians can access answers to their Leading Physician Well-being Program frequently asked quesitons (FAQs)

Family Physician : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/managing-your-career/leading-physician-well-being/lpwfaq.html

Treating Older Patients in the Pandemic Age

Tina Shenouda, M.D., M.B.A., explains how a senior-focused primary care practice faces the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic in the FPs on the Front Lines blog.

AAFP News : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/fpsonfrontlines/entry/20200918fl-geriatrics.html

AAFP Partnership With Lupus Foundation of America Pays Dividends

Family physicians and their patients have an array of lupus-related resources developed through a five-year partnership with the Lupus Foundation of America that concluded this month.

AAFP News : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20200917lupusgrant.html

Academy Tools Keep You Up to Date on E/M Coding Changes

AAFP members can now pre-order evaluation and management coding reference cards to prepare for E/M coding and documentation guideline changes coming in 2021.

AAFP News : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20200917e-mcodeupdates.html

Evidence Lacking on Screening Older Adults for Hearing Loss

On Sept. 8, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force posted a draft recommendation statement and draft evidence review on screening for hearing loss in older adults.

AAFP News : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20200916uspstfhearingloss.html

Retail Telehealth Isn’t the Call Policymakers Should Answer

A new report issued by the Taskforce on Telehealth Policy misses the mark, writes AAFP Senior Vice President of Advocacy, Practice Advancement and Policy Stephanie Quinn.

AAFP News : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/20200915itt-telehealth.html

Film Shows How Private Practice Is Coping With COVID-19

When Bryce McNabb wanted to tell a story about how private practices are coping with the pandemic, he didn't have to look far. His father, James McNabb, M.D., is the focal point of "Plague on the Practice."

AAFP News : Family Doc Focus

https://www.aafp.org/news/family-doc-focus/20200914fdf-mcnabb.html

50% Off CME

Free CME when you join the AAFP.

Membership : 50% Off CME When You Join the AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/membership/50-off-cme-join.html

50% Off CME

Free CME with Your AAFP Membership Renewal

Membership : 50% Off CME with Membership Renewal

https://www.aafp.org/membership/50-off-cme.html

2020 Global Health Summit Breakouts

PDF presentations and handouts for 2020 Global Health Summit breakout sessions.

Events : 2020 Global Health Summit Breakouts

https://www.aafp.org/events/2020-global-health-summit-breakouts.html

AAFP CME Credit System Eligibility Requirements

Learn more about AAFP's policy on AAFP CME credit system eligibility requirements.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/aafp-cme-credit-system-eligibility-requirements.html

Types and Definitions of CME Activities and Credits Members May Earn for AAFP Membership

Learn more about AAFP's policy on types and definitions of CME activities and credits members may earn for AAFP membership.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/types-definitions-of-cme-activities-and-credits-members-may-earn-for-membership.html

Do No (Financial) Harm

In this Fresh Perspectives blog post, Anita Ravi, M.D., M.P.H., M.S.H.P., examines why understanding and addressing patients' financial health is as important as caring for their physical and mental health.

AAFP News : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/20200911fp-financialhealth.html

Racism in Healthcare: Understanding

Understand and address racial inequities in the clinical setting with resources included in this free AAFP CME webcast.

CME : All CME Products

https://www.aafp.org/cme/all/online/racism-in-healthcare-understanding.html

Preparing for Flu Season During Pandemic

Natasha Bhuyan, M.D., examines the coming challenges of a flu season overlapping a pandemic in this Fresh Perspectives blog post.

AAFP News : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/20200910fp-flu.html

Expand, Don’t Reduce, COVID-19 Testing, AAFP and Others Tell HHS

In a Sept. 3 letter, the AAFP and 234 other organizations called on HHS to reverse a recent change to COVID-19 testing guidelines.

AAFP News : Advocacy and Government

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20200910testingletter.html

White Docs Can -- and Should -- Address Racism in Health Care

Kristina Johnson, M.D., explains why she took on the challenge of creating anti-racism curricula for her residency program, and urges other white physicians to address racism in health care.

AAFP News : As We See It: Voices From the AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/news/opinion/20200909guested-racism.html

ACIP Updates Flu Vaccine Recommendations for 2020-2021

The AAFP has reviewed and agrees with the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices' recommendations for the 2020-21 influenza season, which includes guidance for patients who may have COVID-19.

AAFP News : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20200909acipflu.html

Town Hall, White Paper Examine Telehealth as 'New Normal'

An AAFP Town Hall spotlights the Academy's detailed new telehealth toolkit, while a recent white paper, published with the AAFP's participation, offers context on recent policy changes.

AAFP News : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20200908telehealthtoolkit.html

Lupus

Resources to help family physicians improve symptom recognition, diagnosis and improve the quality of life for people with lupus.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/care-resources/lupus.html

Why We Fight for Patients of Color

In this Fresh Perspectives blog post, MaryAnn Dakkak, M.D., M.S.P.H., ponders how physicians can help people of color, who bear a disproportionate share of the effects of racism, violence and COVID-19.

AAFP News : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/20200903fp-breathe.html

Survey Links Recent Tobacco Use With Higher COVID Risk

Results of a survey of more than 4,300 adolescents and young adults found strong associations between use of inhaled tobacco products and increased risk of contracting COVID-19.

AAFP News : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20200903tobaccocovid.html

USPSTF Recommends Behavioral Counseling for STI Prevention

On Aug. 18, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force published a final recommendation statement and final evidence summary on behavioral counseling interventions to prevent sexually transmitted infections.

AAFP News : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20200902uspstfsti.html

AAFP Urges Congress to Preserve Military Medical Workforce

The AAFP and other medical groups recently asked House and Senate leaders to delay a planned decrease in military medical staffing levels.

AAFP News : Advocacy and Government

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20200901militarycuts.html

Leading Physician Well-being

Learn about the Leading Physician Well-being (LPW) program, developed by the AAFP and United Health Foundation, designed to help family physicians develop leadership skills to spearhead change among physicians and other clinicians in their practices or health care organizations.

Family Physician : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/managing-your-career/leading-physician-well-being.html

Congress Got a Shot of FP Expertise to Boost Immunizations

AAFP Senior Vice President of Advocacy, Practice Advancement and Policy Stephanie Quinn talks about the AAFP's role in writing a new House bill to boost vaccine confidence, in part by recognizing the importance of the physician-patient relationship.

AAFP News : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/20200901itt-vaccinebill.html

Resident Determined to Make Difference on the Border

Working as a teacher in south Texas gave family medicine resident D. Tyler King, D.O., a passion for caring for patients in underserved communities.

AAFP News : Family Doc Focus

https://www.aafp.org/news/family-doc-focus/20200831fdf-king.html

In-Person Visits

Learn more about how to code in-person visits for COVID-19-related care.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/current-hot-topics/recent-outbreaks/covid-19/covid-19-telehealth/coding-scenarios-during-covid-19/in-person.html

Audio-only Visits

Learn more about how to code audio-only visits for COVID-19-related care.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/current-hot-topics/recent-outbreaks/covid-19/covid-19-telehealth/coding-scenarios-during-covid-19/audio.html

Virtual/Digital Visits

Learn more about how to code virtual-digital visits for COVID-19-related care.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/current-hot-topics/recent-outbreaks/covid-19/covid-19-telehealth/coding-scenarios-during-covid-19/virtual-digital.html

Telehealth Visits

Learn more about how to code telehealth visits for COVID-19-related care.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/current-hot-topics/recent-outbreaks/covid-19/covid-19-telehealth/coding-scenarios-during-covid-19/telehealth.html

Two New Member Interest Groups Launch

After reviewing formal applications, the AAFP Board of Directors recently approved creation of member interest groups focused on integrative medicine and medical aid in dying.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20200827newmigs.html

2021 E/M Coding Reference Cards

Order the 2021 E/M coding reference cards to assist in the family physician's practice. Maximize payment and reduce the stress associated with audits by understanding how to properly document and code for E/M services.

Family Physician : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/getting-paid/coding/evaluation-management/e-m-coding-reference-cards1.html

Is Returning to Sports Irresponsible?

Family and sports medicine physician Kristina DeMatas, D.O., questions the safety of returning to sports before a safe return to school has been executed, in the FPs on the Front Lines blog.

AAFP News : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/fpsonfrontlines/entry/20200827fl-sports.html

2021 E/M Payment Boost Intact, Academy Reports

An AAFP summary of CMS' proposed 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule confirms that the increase in payment to family physicians announced last year is still set to begin in 2021.

AAFP News : Advocacy and Government

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20200827mpfs.html

COVID-19: Telehealth Tools

Telemedicine and virtual care have quickly become important tools in caring for your patients while keeping yourself and your staff safe as the COVID-19 pandemic quickly evolves.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/current-hot-topics/recent-outbreaks/covid-19/covid-19-telehealth.html

Testing Guide

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Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/current-hot-topics/recent-outbreaks/covid-19/covid-19-clinical-resources/testing-guide.html

COVID-19: Grassroots Advocacy Tools

Information and tools from the AAFP on how to engage federal and state policymakers on COVID-19.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/current-hot-topics/recent-outbreaks/covid-19/covid-19-grassroots-advocacy.html

COVID-19: Financial Relief for Family Physicians

COVID-19 financial relief information for family physicians from the AAFP, including information on the CARES Act, SBA assistance, and the Accelerated and Advance Payment Program.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/current-hot-topics/recent-outbreaks/covid-19/covid-19-financial-relief.html

Apply for Medicare Accelerated and Advance Payments

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Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/current-hot-topics/recent-outbreaks/covid-19/covid-19-financial-relief/apply-for-medicare-accelerated-and-advance-payments.html

Physician Employment Issues

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Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/current-hot-topics/recent-outbreaks/covid-19/covid-19-practice-management/physician-employment-issues.html

COVID-19: Practice Management

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Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/current-hot-topics/recent-outbreaks/covid-19/covid-19-practice-management.html

Practice Reopening Guidance

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Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/current-hot-topics/recent-outbreaks/covid-19/covid-19-practice-management/practice-reopening-guidance.html

Coding Scenarios during COVID-19

Information from the AAFP to help you deliver care in a new virtual/telehealth setting and secure payment for your work.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/current-hot-topics/recent-outbreaks/covid-19/covid-19-telehealth/coding-scenarios-during-covid-19.html

Telehealth FAQs

Telehealth and telemedicine can be confusing to navigate, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. The AAFP has gathered the top questions to get you the exact information you need to bill and code telehealth correctly.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/current-hot-topics/recent-outbreaks/covid-19/covid-19-telehealth/telehealth-faqs.html

COVID-19: Clinical Resources and Patient Education

The AAFP is watching for clinical resources that can help you provide patient care throughout the pandemic.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/current-hot-topics/recent-outbreaks/covid-19/covid-19-clinical-resources.html

CARES Act Provider Relief Fund

Information for family physicians on the CARES Act, which included the Provider Relief Fund, and how to apply for relief funding during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/current-hot-topics/recent-outbreaks/covid-19/covid-19-financial-relief/cares-act-provider-relief-fund.html

SBA Assistance for Family Physicians

Learn about new Small Business Association (SBA) programs established by the CARES Act to address the COVID-19 outbreak.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/current-hot-topics/recent-outbreaks/covid-19/covid-19-financial-relief/sba-assistance-for-family-physicians.html

Uninsured Patient Reimbursement Program

Information from the AAFP on how family physicians can request reimbursement for COVID-19 testing and treatment provided to their uninsured patients.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/current-hot-topics/recent-outbreaks/covid-19/covid-19-financial-relief/uninsured-patient-reimbursement-program.html

COVID-19 Member Communications

This is the main Member Communications page within the AAFP's COVID-19 resources section.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/current-hot-topics/recent-outbreaks/covid-19/covid-19-member-communications.html

COVID-19 Email Archive

This is the Member Communications Email Archive page within the AAFP's COVID-19 resources section.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/current-hot-topics/recent-outbreaks/covid-19/covid-19-member-communications/email-archive.html

COVID-19 Town Hall Archive

This is the Member Communications Town Hall Archive page within the AAFP's COVID-19 resources section.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/current-hot-topics/recent-outbreaks/covid-19/covid-19-member-communications/town-hall-archive.html

COVID-19 Town Hall QandA Archive

This is the Member Communications Town Hall QandA Archive page within the AAFP's COVID-19 resources section.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/current-hot-topics/recent-outbreaks/covid-19/covid-19-member-communications/town-hall-q-a-archive.html

Help Kids Catch Up After Delays in Care

As schools begin to reopen, Margot Savoy, M.D., M.P.H., offers tips on how to catch kids up on vaccines after potential delays in preventive care from the COVID-19 pandemic.

AAFP News : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/20200826lv-backtoschool.html

Best Project Winners Named By Emerging Leader Institute

The AAFP Foundation recently announced the project award winners from the Family Medicine Leads Emerging Leader Institute's fifth class.

AAFP News : CME

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20200825emergingleaders.html

NAM Publishes New Research on Opioid Tapering

The National Academy of Medicine recently published a discussion paper on best practices for opioid tapering for patients with chronic non-cancer pain.

AAFP News : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20200825opioidtapering.html

Limited-time Member PPE Purchase Opportunity Begins

AAFP members can purchase personal protective equipment until 4 p.m. ET Sept. 3 through a collaboration between the Academy and the not-for-profit organization Project N95.

AAFP News : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20200824projectn95.html

How Gardening Made Me A Better Doctor

Luis Garcia, M.D., writes that the skills he learned while gardening -- including patience -- have made him a better physician.

AAFP News : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/20200824fp-gardening.html

News Archive

The News Archive section includes older AAFP News content, including previous Congress of Delegates and FMX coverage, as well as older AAFP resources and tools for members stories.

AAFP News : News Archive

https://www.aafp.org/news/archives.html

Update Supervision Rule to Advance Rural Care, AAFP Advises

In a recent letter, the Academy urged CMS to update its cardiac rehabilitation policy to eliminate barriers for rural communities.

AAFP News : Advocacy and Government

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20200818cardiacrehab.html

With Facts Ahead of Politics, Family Medicine Wins

In this In the Trenches blog post, AAFP Senior Vice President of Advocacy, Practice Advancement and Policy Stephanie Quinn checks in with the Oklahoma AFP about how it helped pass Medicaid expansion there this summer.

AAFP News : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/20200819itt-expansionokla.html

COVID-19

Providing family physicians with resources to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/current-hot-topics/recent-outbreaks/covid-19.html

AAFP, ACP Release New Acute Pain Clinical Guideline

A new clinical guideline from the AAFP and the American College of Physicians recommends topical NSAIDs as first-line therapy for acute non-low back pain.

AAFP News : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20200818painguideline.html

Access AAFP Resources Anywhere With New Website, App

The AAFP's Aug. 17 website launch and its soon-to-be-released new mobile app offer members content tailored to their needs wherever they are.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20200818websitelaunch.html

Beyond Charity: FP Empowers Communities, Sparks Change

From caring for people experiencing homelessness to feeding the hungry, Evelyn Figueroa, M.D., is helping Chicagoans beyond her clinic and hospital.

AAFP News : Family Doc Focus

https://www.aafp.org/news/family-doc-focus/20200817fdf-figueroa.html

Palliative Care Is More Important Than Ever in Pandemic

Paul Tatum, M.D., M.S.P.H., writes in the FPs on the Front Lines blog that the pandemic has made palliative care even more challenging, but it also presents an important opportunity to serve others.

AAFP News : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/fpsonfrontlines/entry/20200817fl-palliativecare.html

FPs Adept at Beating the Grind 'Dog Days' of Pandemic Bring

Steven Furr, M.D., explains in this Leader Voices Blog post how his rural community's early actions protected its most vulnerable population during the pandemic.

AAFP News : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/20200817lv-ruralcovid.html

Don’t Screen for Carotid Artery Stenosis, Says Task Force

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently issued a draft recommendation statement and draft evidence review on screening asymptomatic adults for carotid artery stenosis.

AAFP News : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20200817uspstfacas.html

House Calls - American Family Physician Restricted content. Login required.

Aug 15, 2020 - The demand for house calls is increasing because of the aging U.S. population, an increase in patients who are homebound, and the acknowledgment of the value of house calls by the public and health care industry. Literature from current U.S. home-based primary care programs describes ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0815/p211.html

PDW RPS On Demand

Learn about the 2020 AAFP's PDW RPS symposium on demand library.

Events : PDW RPS On Demand

https://www.aafp.org/events/pdw-rps-on-demand.html

Students and Residents

Medical students and residents are the next generation of family physicians who will be transforming healthcare and nuturing communitites.

Students and Residents

https://www.aafp.org/students-residents.html

AAFP Offering Members Opportunity to Purchase Hard-to-Find PPE

The AAFP is collaborating with Project N95 to give Academy members limited-time access to purchase personal protective equipment, even in small quantities.

AAFP News : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20200810projectn95.html

Issues Related to the Incarceration and Detention of Minors

Read about AAFP's policy on Issues Related to the Incarceration and Detention of Minors.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/incarceration-minors.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 : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/birth-equity-pos-paper.html

Race Based Medicine

Read AAFP's policy on Race Based Medicine.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

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

Students, Residents Elect 2021 Leadership

In their first remote election, delegates to the National Congress of Family Medicine Residents and the National Congress of Student Members chose new leaders to represent them in the coming year.

AAFP News : CME

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20200805nc-election.html

FPs Urge Residents, Students to Be Voice for Patients

Veteran family physicians urged attendees at the National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students not to underestimate their ability to make a difference outside the clinic.

AAFP News : CME

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20200805nc-impact.html

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