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res18-pdw-rps-detailed-schedule.pdf

...Nicholas J. Pisacano, MD Memorial Lecture: Caring for the Tribe: Aligning Training With Care Loxterkamp Topic: Resilience and Well Being Friday 8:00 AM Exhibit Hall B Primary Audience: Program Director / APD Other: Faculty Admin / Coordinator...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/rps_pdw/res18-pdw-rps-detailed-schedule.pdf

res19-call-for-proposals.xlsx

...Needed by the Program • Community Involvement • Educational Reform • Examples, Opportunities, Experiences, Tactics, How to Measure • Health Care and Payment Reform • Health Disparities • Local, Regional, and/or National Advocacy Efforts • Resources for Advocacy • Teaching Global...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/rps_pdw/res19-call-for-proposals.xlsx

Researchers Create New 'Education-Centered Medical Home' Teaching Model

Aug 26, 2013 - Researchers at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago confronted two opposing truths back in 2011. The AAFP-supported patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model of care -- a team-based model that features easily accessible, high-quality health care ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20130826edumedhome.html

Researchers Investigate Primary Care Professional Burnout

Jan 31, 2018 - Researchers surveyed physicians and other primary care professionals in a medical home setting to see how task-sharing is related to physician burnout.

AAFP News : Focus on Physician Well-being

https://www.aafp.org/news/focus-on-physician-well-being/20180131burnoutstudy.html

Researchers Make the Case for Home-based Medical Care

Dec 12, 2018 - Noting an increase in the use of home-based medical care in the United States, researchers conclude that more primary care clinicians willing to provide this type of care are needed, and they call for improvements in value-based payment to help fill that gap.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20181212homecare.html

Researchers Push Primary Care Teams to 'Power Up'

Jul 16, 2019 - Researchers describe a new model that extends clinician visits to team visits by pairing each physician with highly trained nurses or medical assistants.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20190716primarycareteams.html

Researchers Test EHR Tools That Document Social Determinants

Sep 19, 2018 - New research published in Annals of Family Medicine analyzes use of an electronic health record-based tool for documenting social determinants of health in three community health centers.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20180919ehrsdoh.html

Residencies Face Barriers to Teaching PCMH

Feb 18, 2013 - Residencies Face Barriers to Teaching PCMH

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/residencies_face_barriers_to_teaching.html

Residency Directors Tout Benefits of Teaching Health Center GME Program

Sep 6, 2013 - Although graduate medical education (GME) funded by Medicare typically is paid to hospitals, which then provide funds to residency programs for an array of specialties, that model has not always benefited family medicine. In response to a push from primary care organizations, including ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20130906thcroundtable.html

Residency Education Symposium Conference Program

...North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) Sebastian Tong, MD, MPH Associate Professor VCU Department of Family Medicine and Population Health Richmond, VA Residency Program Solutions (RPS) Panel of Consultants Eric Skye, MD, FAAFP Associate Chair for Educational...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/rps_pdw/res16-conference-program.pdf

Residency Leadership Skills Drive Program Changes

Jul 6, 2015 - New research about how to prepare family medicine residencies for the future highlights five key leadership actions required to successfully redesign the programs.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20150706redesignresidencies.html

Residency%20Program%20Resources_PRESS.pdf

...Cardiovascular Disease Update Common Skin Conditions in Children Diabetes Update End of Life Care Endocrinology Update Eye Conditions in Older Adults Gender and Sexual Health Immunology Update Issues in Nutrition Problems With Large Joints Psychotic and Bipolar Disorders Respiratory...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/images/cme/promote/Residency%20Program%20Resources_PRESS.pdf

Resident 1 Consent Calendar

...Item 14: Adopt Substitute Resolution No. R1- 419 Improving Medical Care in Immigrant 42 Detention in lieu of Resolution No. R1-419 (pp.9-10) 43 44 Item 15: Adopt Substitute Resolution No. R1- 420 Revisiting the Creation of an Electronic 45 Health Record by the American Academy of...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/nc/congress/nc16-res1-consent.pdf

Resident Program Directors: Train Your Residents to Transform Their Practice With AAFP ...

Nov 15, 2019 - AAFP TIPS are the AAFP practice improvement modules to help residency program directors train residents to transform their practice with small changes that yield big results.

Practice Management : Practice Transformation

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/transformation/pi-tips/aafptips_for_residents.html

Resolution 304

...and research that an individual member 13 would typically need to develop an agreement. This agreement could also be used to promote 14 team-based care in a patient-centered medical home. 15 16 A literature search was conducted to determine what studies have been done in this area...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2011/2011WestVirginiaA-NPCollaborativeRelationship-2.pdf

Resolution 304

...and research that an individual member 13 would typically need to develop an agreement. This agreement could also be used to promote 14 team-based care in a patient-centered medical home. 15 16 A literature search was conducted to determine what studies have been done in this area...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2011/2011WestVirginiaA-NPCollaborativeRelationship-2.pdf

Resolution 509

...program, MedPAC is also tasked with analyzing access to care, quality of 11 care, and other issues affecting Medicare. 12 13 The Commission's 17 members bring diverse expertise in the financing and delivery of 14 health care services. Commissioners are appointed to three-year terms...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2011/Res509-OregonD-TransformingGME-2.pdf

Resolution 509

...program, MedPAC is also tasked with analyzing access to care, quality of 11 care, and other issues affecting Medicare. 12 13 The Commission's 17 members bring diverse expertise in the financing and delivery of 14 health care services. Commissioners are appointed to three-year terms...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2011/Res509-OregonD-TransformingGME-2.pdf

Resolution 605

...vulnerable, that reform is needed 3 in the production and distribution of physicians in the US, and that increased funding 4 for primary care GME programs should be an advocacy priority. 5 6 Background 7 This resolution represents current AAFP priorities and advocacy efforts. 8 9...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2011/MississippiA-MakingGMEFinancingandReformaPriority_2.pdf

Resolution 605

...vulnerable, that reform is needed 3 in the production and distribution of physicians in the US, and that increased funding 4 for primary care GME programs should be an advocacy priority. 5 6 Background 7 This resolution represents current AAFP priorities and advocacy efforts. 8 9...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2011/MississippiA-MakingGMEFinancingandReformaPriority_2.pdf

Resolution 606

...roles for NPs 10 within the context of physician-led PCMH; 2) study of the demographics of NPs in 11 relation to alleviating the primary care work force shortage; and 3) study of a 12 comparison of markets where NPs have been granted independent practice status and 13 those where...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2011/Res606MississippiBRobertWoodJohnsonandNursePractitioners2.pdf

Resolution 606

...roles for NPs 10 within the context of physician-led PCMH; 2) study of the demographics of NPs in 11 relation to alleviating the primary care work force shortage; and 3) study of a 12 comparison of markets where NPs have been granted independent practice status and 13 those where...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2011/Res606MississippiBRobertWoodJohnsonandNursePractitioners2.pdf

Resolution No. 205 (New Mexico D) - Non-Physician Faculty Membership -- Congress of ...

Sep 6, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians create a nonvoting membership category for non-physician faculty of family medicine training programs, and be it further that upon creation of a nonvoting membership category for non-physician faculty of family medicine...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/newmexico-d.mem.html

Resolution No. 210 (New Mexico B) - Non-Physician Faculty Membership -- Congress of ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians create a non-voting membership category for non-physician faculty of family medicine training programs, and that upon creation of a non-voting membership category for non-physician faculty of family medicine residency ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/resolutions2/newmexico-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 301 (Arizona A) - Developing the Medical-Behavioral Primary Care Model ...

Apr 30, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians draft a letter to urge the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to expand the types of licensed behavioral health providers that can be credentialed by CMS to provide services to Medicare beneficiaries to ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2017/resolutions2/arizona-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 305 (Texas B) entitled Improve Medicare Coverage of Mental Health ...

Jun 11, 2013 - This resolution proposed that the AAFP educate members about billing charges for counseling services.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/previous/2012/resolutions/resolution-305.mem.html

Resolution No. 306 - Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Liability -- Congress of ...

Apr 16, 2014 - This resolution proposes the AAFP investigate the issue of Accountable Care Organization (ACO) liability, and based on the findings, make recommendations for member education and determine appropriate advocacy.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/previous/2013/resolutions/resolution-306.mem.html

Resolution No. 307 (West Virginia A) - Engage the AARP Regarding its APRN Initiatives ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) invite key leaders of the AARP to the AAFP headquarters office to offer informed conversation regarding the role of family medicine in cost-effective patient care, and be it further that a possible outcome of an ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/resolutions2/westvirginia-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 310 (Mississippi A) - Allowing PAs to Perform Face-To-Face Exam for ...

Apr 30, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians urge the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to allow both physician assistants (PAs) and nurse practitioners (NPs) to satisfy the requirement for hospice face-to-face visits for recertification with appropriate ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2017/resolutions2/mississippi-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 401 (New York State F) - Institutional Racism in the Health Care System ...

Aug 8, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians adopt a policy opposing segregation of patient care within the health care system and within health care institutions by race, insurance status, or other demographics and, be it further that the American Academy of ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/newyork-f.mem.html

Resolution No. 408 (Co-Sponsored D) - Support Measures to Decrease Maternal Mortality ...

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians engage in efforts to overturn the Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS) classification on mifepristone.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/cosponsored-d.mem.html

Resolution No. 511 (New Mexico A) - Expansion of Scope of Practice Review Panel -- 2015...

May 23, 2016 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians improve the process of informed decision making by state governments about health care professional scope of practice expansion requests, and be it further that the AAFP offer model legislation to chapters to promote ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/previous/2015/resolutions/newmexico-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 512 (Missouri A) - Assistant Physician Licensure -- Congress of Delegates

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians educate chapters as to the category of assistant physician licensure, and be it further that the AAFP encourage chapters to advocate for safe standards of supervision and oversight of medical school graduates.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/missouri-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 606 (Arizona C) - Addressing Physician Burnout Through Support of ...

Jul 23, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians address member burnout from work after clinic (WAC) by studying strategies that improve individual clinical efficiency of family physicians in the outpatient clinical setting, and developing toolkits, education at ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2017/resolutions2/arizona-c.mem.html

Resolution No. 608 (New Mexico C) - Removal of Language from ACGME Program Requirements...

Sep 6, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians request that the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and the Review Committee for Family Medicine remove from the common program requirements and the program requirements for graduate medical education ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/newmexico-c.mem.html

Responses to Medical Students' FAQs About Family Medicine

Responses to Medical Students' FAQs About Family Medicine

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/fmig/faqs_article.pdf

Responses to Medical Students' Frequently Asked Questions About Family Medicine - ...

Feb 1, 2016 - This article provides answers to many of the common questions that medical students ask about the specialty of family medicine. It describes the crucial role that family physicians have in the evolving health care environment, the scope of practice, the diverse career opportunities ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0201/od1.html

Responses to Medical Students’ Frequently Asked Questions About Family Medicine

February 1, 2016 Scientific

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0201/od1.pdf

Retail Health Clinics Are Rolling Your Way -- FPM

May 1, 2006 - Your patients will soon be able to choose between your office and the big-box retailer around the corner when they're feeling sick. Will this trend bring increased competition or cooperation?

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0500/p65.html

Rethinking Roles: Your Colleagues’ and Your Own -- FPM

Jun 1, 2019 - How can you foster teamwork when you aren’t the boss?

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0500/p4.html

RGCAnnualReport16-17.pdf

...Center for Policy Studies in Family Medicine and Primary Care has continued to work on many of the same important issues we have been tackling for years, ranging from medical education and workforce to access to care and public and community health. We continue to open our...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/rgc/documents/about/annual-reports/RGCAnnualReport16-17.pdf

Risk Stratification: A Two-Step Process for Identifying Your Sickest Patients

...provide immunizations to our most vulnerable patients quickly. But how could we find them out of the thou- sands who regularly look to us for care? Earlier in the year, through a process known as risk stratification, we had evaluated our entire patient panel and assigned a risk...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0500/p21.pdf

Risk Stratification: A Two-Step Process for Identifying Your Sickest Patients -- FPM

Jun 1, 2019 - Assessing the health risk of your patients can yield improvements in efficiency and use of resources.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0500/p21.html

Royal Pain: Team's Chickenpox Incident Offers Lesson for Patients

Sep 4, 2015 - Royal Pain: Team's Chickenpox Incident Offers Lesson for Patients

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/royal_pain_team_s_chickenpox.html

RPS-PDW Program

...North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) Sarah Gebauer, MD Academic Family Medicine Fellow Saint Louis University School of Medicine Family and Community Medicine Saint Louis, MO Residency Program Solutions (RPS) Panel of Consultants Eric Skye, MD, FAAFP Associate...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/rps_pdw/handouts/res-2017-pdw-and-rps-conference-program.pdf

Rules Committee Report 2018

...Services to limit Medicare Annual 260 Wellness Visits to primary care physicians, such as family physicians and 261 general internists and their practice teams that devote their specialty to 262 primary care and have the resources and the training to address the issues 263 found on...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2018/RulesCommitteeReport2018.pdf

Rural Practice: Graduate Medical Education for (Position Paper)

Apr 6, 2015 - 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 : Policies

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

Rural Study Explores Team-based Approach to Diabetes Care

May 22, 2019 - Results of a study recently published in the Southern Medical Journal highlight the effectiveness of a team-based approach to managing diabetes in a rural primary care setting.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20190522ruraldiabetes.html

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Family Medicine Residency: Outside Hospital ...

...video production as a great creative and bonding experience. We had a lot of outtakes, a lot of fun. Overall, he’s pleased with the way the team’s materials have been utilized. I’m especially happy with the handouts. In addition to distributing them in the clinic, we also mailed...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/foundation/documents/what-were-doing/awards-grants/immunization/Rutgers-SeniorImmuniz.pdf

Rx for Success: PBS Film Shines Light on Health Care Triumphs

Apr 2, 2015 - Rx for Success: PBS Film Shines Light on Health Care Triumphs

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/rx_for_success_pbs_film.html

Satisfaction Jumps for Patients, Residents After Teaching Clinic Makes PCMH Changes

Oct 21, 2013 - When a safety-net teaching clinic in Los Angeles implemented some, but not all, of the components of the patient-centered medical home model as part of a yearlong study, patient satisfaction with access and overall care soared -- and so did the satisfaction of residents who worked in ...

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20131021clinic-pcmhchanges.html

Scope of Practice Kit

Executive Summary: State Scope of Practice Kit

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/scope/Restricted/ES-statescopeofpracticekit-051513.pdf

Scope of Practice Kit - The Issue and The Solution

...are the issues? • There is a shortage of primary care physicians throughout much of the country o To rectify this, legislatures and interest groups are pushing for independent practice for nurse practitioners  Problem - primary care physicians and nurse practitioners do not...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/scope/Restricted/scopeofpractice-problems-solutions.pdf

Screenin for Sexually Transmitted Infections - Practice Manual

...Family physicians and other primary care providers are in an ideal position to help address the low- screening rates for STIs and aid in early detection of these diseases, thereby preventing transmission and future complications for patients who are affected. In the 2019 AAFP...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/sti/hops19-sti-manual.pdf

Screening for Depression in Adults:

...staff-assisted depression care supports are in place to assure accurate diagnosis, effective treatment, and follow-up (Table 1). B recommendation. The USPTF recommends against rou- tinely screening adults for depression when staff-assisted depression care supports are not in...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1015/p976.pdf

Screening for Depression in Adults: Recommendation Statement

August 15, 2016: USPSTF

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0815/od1.pdf

Screening for Depression in Adults: Recommendation Statement - U.S. Preventive Services...

Oct 15, 2010 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening adults for depression when staff-assisted depression care supports are in place to assure accurate diagnosis, effective treatment, and follow-up.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1015/p976.html

Screening for Depression in Adults: Recommendation Statement - U.S. Preventive Services...

Aug 15, 2016 - The USPSTF recommends screening for depression in the general adult population, including pregnant and postpartum women. Screening should be implemented with adequate systems in place to ensure accurate diagnosis, effective treatment, and appropriate follow-up.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0815/od1.html

sdoh-guide.pdf

...a person’s: • Access to medical care • Access to nutritious foods • Access to clean water and functioning utilities (e.g., electricity, sanitation, heating, and cooling) • Early childhood social and physical environment, including child care • Education and health literacy •...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/sdoh-guide.pdf

Self-care: What Patients Want vs. What Physicians Can Provide

Dec 3, 2019 - Family physician Wayne Jonas, M.D., writes that a survey shows a big disconnect between patients' interest in self-care and the amount of information they get from physicians on the subject.

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

https://www.aafp.org/news/opinion/20191203guested-selfcare.html

Self-Study Formats -- CME

Sep 15, 2015 - CME. AAFP Continuing Medical Education by Self-Study Format.

CME : Browse

https://www.aafp.org/cme/browse/format.html

Sense of Community: CHCs Offer Way to Battle Health Disparities, Social Injustice

Aug 12, 2014 - Sense of Community: CHCs Offer Way to Battle Health Disparities, Social Injustice

AAFP News : Fresh Perspectives: New Docs in Practice | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/sense_of_community_chcs_offer.html

September 2016 Board Minutes Summary

...trafficking. However, it is known that health care professionals may be one of few professions likely to interact with victims while enslaved. Studies suggest that about 30% of trafficked individuals will be exposed to the health care system at some point during their captivity, yet...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/restricted/September2016BoardMinutesSummary.pdf

September 2016 Board Minutes Summary

...trafficking. However, it is known that health care professionals may be one of few professions likely to interact with victims while enslaved. Studies suggest that about 30% of trafficked individuals will be exposed to the health care system at some point during their captivity, yet...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/restricted/September2016BoardMinutesSummary.pdf

Seven Habits for Reducing Work After Clinic

...guidelines, and elec-tronic health records (EHRs) can all frustrate physicians’ efforts to focus on providing high-quality patient care. These administrative hassles undoubtedly contribute to the rise in work after clinic as well as physician dissatisfaction and burnout. A recent...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0500/p10.pdf

Seven Habits for Reducing Work After Clinic -- FPM

Jun 1, 2019 - Imagine shutting your office door at the end of the day and not having any work that you need to take home. These shifts in practice can help you reclaim your time.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0500/p10.html

Seven Principles for Improving Service and Patient Satisfaction -- FPM

Jun 1, 2016 - A systematic approach that follows these seven principles can help you translate patient feedback into improved service.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/0500/p15.html

SGR Proposal, Second Iteration

Response to the House regarding the SGR Proposal, Second Iteration

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-Congress-SGRProposal-041513.pdf

Shaping Physician Workforce Policy through Data-Driven Analyses

...Putting Patients’ Health Care Needs at the Center of GME Discussions Erin P. Fraher, PhD MPP The Robert Graham Center Primary Care Forum The Impact of Graduate Medical Education on Physician Distribution March 20, 2019 This presentation in one slide: Four key steps to...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/rgc/documents/press-events/primary-care-forum/ImpactGraduateMedEdPhysicianMaldistributio-032019.pdf

SHOTS 2014 -- FPM

Dec 1, 2014 - SHOTS 2014 enables health care professionals to review immunization schedules and readily answer vaccine questions at the point of care.

Family Practice Management : SPPACES: App Reviews

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/1100/p31.html

Should Medication-assisted Treatment Be Part of Primary Care?

Jul 28, 2017 - Two physicians consider the role of family physicians in addiction treatment in the latest issue of Annals of Family Medicine.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20170728mat.html

Shoulder Dystocia - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2004 - Shoulder dystocia can be one of the most frightening emergencies in the delivery room. Although many factors have been associated with shoulder dystocia, most cases occur with no warning. Calm and effective management of this emergency is possible with recognition of the impaction and ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0401/p1707.html

Shoulder Dystocia - American Family Physician

...S houlder dystocia is one of the most anxiety-provoking emergen- cies encountered by physicians practicing maternity care. Typi- cally defined as a delivery in which additional maneuvers are required to deliver the fetus after normal gentle downward trac- tion has failed,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0401/p1707.pdf

Simulation Family Medicine Style: Procedures, Competencies, Case Review, and Team-Based...

...Review, and Team-Based Care, Oh My! Michelle Karsten, MD Kim Petersen, MD Simulation Simulation is a technique-not a technology - to replace or amplify real experiences with guided experiences that evoke or replicate substantial aspects of the real world in a...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/rps_pdw/handouts/res18-26-simulation-family-medicine-style.pdf

Six Characteristics of Effective Practice Teams -- FPM

Jun 1, 2012 - With a little effort, your team can take its performance to new heights.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0500/p26.html

Six documentation tasks your team could be doing -- FPM

Apr 25, 2018 - Team documentation has been shown to improve patient outcomes and physician satisfaction. Here are six documentation tasks you can delegate.

Family Practice Management : In Practice Blog : FPM Home

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

Six Lessons From Six Months as Medical Director

May 17, 2016 - Six Lessons From Six Months as Medical Director

AAFP News : Fresh Perspectives: New Docs in Practice | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/six_lessons_from_six_months.html

So You've Achieved PCMH Recognition. Now What?

Nov 11, 2014 - So You've Achieved PCMH Recognition. Now What?

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/so_you_ve_achieved_pcmh.html

Social Determinants of Health: Family Physicians’ Leadership Role - Editorials - ...

Apr 15, 2019 - Family physicians can be early adopters of SDOH tools and models for practice, and they can advocate for use of these tools across systems of care.

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0415/p476.html

Solutions Wanted -- FPM

Jun 1, 2015 - How have you made practice better for yourself, your staff, and your patients? Will you share what you've learned?

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/0500/p5.html

Sponsor a Basic Life Support in Obstetrics (BLSOSM) Course -- BLSO

Mar 7, 2018 - Bring the Basic Life Support in Obstetrics (BLSO) Course to your area to equip emergency personnel and first responders with life-saving maternity care knowledge and skills.

CME : Program Resources

https://www.aafp.org/cme/programs/blso/sponsor.html

Spread the Word: Teaching Health Centers Deserve Support

Mar 7, 2019 - Bills have been introduced in Congress that would authorize funding for the teaching health center program. Resident Michelle Byrne, M.D., M.P.H., makes the case for supporting the model, and tells others how they can help.

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/20190307lv-thcgme.html

Spring 2019 -- National Research Network

Feb 19, 2019 - x

Patient Care : National Research Network

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/nrn/nrn/news/spring2019.html

Staff Retreats: Time for Reflection and Renewal -- FPM

Jan 1, 1998 - Want fresh ideas for improving your practice? Take your staff away from it all for a while.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1998/0100/p56.html

Standards for the Patient-Centered Medical Home

Executive Summary: State Qualification/Certification Standards for the Patient-Centered Medical Home

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/pcmh/ES-QualificationsStandardsforPatientCenteredMedHome-110510.pdf

StarfieldSummit_Report_TeamBasedPrimaryCare.pdf

...Team-Based Primary Care Opportunities and Challenges Team-Based Primary Care: Opportunities and Challenges 2 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors would like to acknowledge Dr. Andrew Bazemore, Dr. Larry Green, Dr. Douglas Kamerow, Dr. J. Nwando Olayiwola and Dr. David Meyers for their...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/rgc/documents/publications-reports/reports/StarfieldSummit_Report_TeamBasedPrimaryCare.pdf

State Definitions of the Medical Home

Executive Summary: State Definitions of the Medical Home

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/pcmh/ES-StateDefinitionsofMedicalHome-032912.pdf

State of Union Address Points to Progress in Health Care Reform; Continued Bipartisan ...

Jan 28, 2014 - The data on implementing the Affordable Care Act are still rolling in, but there is much to be acknowledged about the implementation of the law. As President Obama noted in his State of the Union address, health care reform is taking shape and millions of Americans now have access to ...

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/state-of-the-union-response-2014.html

Statement to Berwick re: proposed Medicare Shared Savings Program: ACO

...Care Organizations (CMS-1345-P) Dear Dr. Berwick: On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), which represents more than 100,300 family physicians and medical students nationwide, I am writing in response to ―Medicare Shared Savings Program: Accountable Care...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/insurance/ST-Berwick-ProposedMedicareSharedSavingsProgramACOs-052011.pdf

STFM Report

STFM Report

https://www.aafp.org/dam/foundation/documents/Internal/workingparty/STFM.pdf

Stop wasting time looking for medical supplies and equipment -- FPM

Mar 1, 2018 - How to say no to inappropriate patient requests, such as requests for opioids or work excuses.

Family Practice Management : In Practice Blog : FPM Home

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

Strategies for Planning and Launching PBRN Research Studies: A Project of the Academy ...

Research conducted in a practice-based research network (PBRN) differs from other multisite research and presents particular planning challenges. The American Academy of Family Physicians National Research Network (AAFP NRN) has developed a number of procedures used for planning and ...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/pbrnplanningstrategiesinjabfm2007.pdf

strolling-match.pdf

...Primary Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 What Is a Primary Care Physician? The Primary Care Residency Experience Fellowships Available in Primary Care Family Medicine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/the_match/strolling-match.pdf

Student Chair, National Conference

...Primary Care Program Participant University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA Bachelor of Arts, Neuroscience 2015-2019 2010-2014 WORK AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE: LAC+USC Department of Family Medicine Student Researcher, Los Angeles, CA Student...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/nc/congress/nc19-stu-nc.pdf

Student Choice of Family Medicine, Incentives for Increasing

Jun 6, 2016 - 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 : Policies

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

Student Member, AAFP Board of Directors

...Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Master of Public Health in Health Care and Prevention, in progress August 2019 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with Honors, Minors in...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/nc/congress/nc19-stu-board.pdf

Students Gather to Ponder Primary Care, Team-based Training

Feb 18, 2014 - Invite 23 inquisitive graduate-level students to an event with a keynote speaker steeped in knowledge about a shared topic of interest, and watch the passion explode. That's exactly what happened recently at American Medical Student Association headquarters in Sterling, Va., where the ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20140218amsamtg.html

Study Calls for Clarity on SDOH, Related Terminology

Jun 10, 2019 - Researchers have found considerable differences in the way individual health care professionals, organizations and other stakeholders use shared language, such as social determinants of health and related terms.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20190610sdohterms.html

Study Examines Certain Physicians' Readiness to Treat OUD

Oct 3, 2018 - According to a study published in the August/September issue of Annals of Family Medicine, few early-career family physicians report being adequately trained to provide buprenorphine treatment for opioid use disorder, and even fewer say they provide it in their practices.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20181003buprenorphine.html

Study Suggests Link Between FP Scope of Practice, Burnout

Jun 27, 2018 - New research published in Annals of Family Medicine suggests FPs with a broader scope of practice early in their careers may be less likely to feel burned out.

AAFP News : Focus on Physician Well-being

https://www.aafp.org/news/focus-on-physician-well-being/20180627burnout.html

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