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Brent K. Sugimoto, MD, MPH, FAAFP -- Board of Directors

Sep 25, 2019 - Brent K. Sugimoto, MD, MPH, serves on the AAFP Board of Directors.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/board-directors/brent-sugimoto.html

Douglas E. Henley, MD, FAAFP -- Board of Directors

Sep 25, 2019 - Douglas E. Henley, MD, serves as executive vice president and chief executive officer for the AAFP.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/board-directors/ceo-douglas-henley.html

Dennis L. Gingrich, MD, FAAFP -- Board of Directors

Sep 25, 2019 - Dennis L. Gingrich, MD, serves on the AAFP Board of Directors.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/board-directors/dennis-gingrich.html

Erica W. Swegler, MD, FAAFP -- Board of Directors

Sep 25, 2019 - Erica W. Swegler, MD, serves on the AAFP Board of Directors.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/board-directors/erica-swegler.html

James A. Ellzy, MD, FAAFP -- Board of Directors

Sep 25, 2019 - James A. Ellzy, MD, serves on the AAFP Board of Directors.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/board-directors/james-ellzy.html

Kelly Thibert, DO, MPH -- Board of Directors

Sep 25, 2019 - Kelly Thibert, DO, MPH, serves on the AAFP Board of Directors.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/board-directors/kelly-thibert.html

Gary L. LeRoy, MD, FAAFP -- Board of Directors

Sep 25, 2019 - Gary L. LeRoy, MD, is president of the AAFP.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/board-directors/gary-leroy.html

Margaret Jean Miller -- Board of Directors

Sep 25, 2019 - Margaret Jean Miller serves on the AAFP Board of Directors.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/board-directors/margaret-jean-miller.html

Margot L. Savoy, MD, MPH, FAAFP -- Board of Directors

Sep 25, 2019 - Margot L. Savoy, MD, MPH, serves on the AAFP Board of Directors.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/board-directors/margot-savoy.html

Russell Kohl, MD, FAAFP -- Board of Directors

Sep 25, 2019 - Russell W. Kohl, MD, serves on the AAFP Board of Directors.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/board-directors/russell-kohl.html

Alan Schwartzstein, MD, FAAFP -- Board of Directors

Sep 25, 2019 - Alan I. Schwartzstein, MD, serves on the AAFP Board of Directors.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/board-directors/speaker-schwartzstein.html

Sterling N. Ransone, Jr., MD, FAAFP -- Board of Directors

Sep 25, 2019 - Sterling N. Ransone, Jr., MD, serves on the AAFP Board of Directors.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/board-directors/sterling-ransone.html

Steven P. Furr, MD, FAAFP -- Board of Directors

Sep 25, 2019 - Steven P. Furr, MD, serves on the AAFP Board of Directors.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/board-directors/steven-furr.html

Tochi Iroku-Malize, MD, MPH, MBA, FAAFP -- Board of Directors

Sep 25, 2019 - Tochi Iroku-Malize, MD, MPH, MBA, serves on the AAFP Board of Directors.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/board-directors/tochi-iroku-malize.html

Windel A. Stracener, MD, FAAFP -- Board of Directors

Sep 25, 2019 - Windel A. Stracener, MD, serves on the AAFP Board of Directors.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/board-directors/windel-stracener.html

2019 Congress of Delegates Videos -- Congress of Delegates

Sep 25, 2019 - View archived videos from the 2019 Congress of Delegates.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/videos.mem.html

Highlights of the 2019 Family Medicine Experience (FMX)

Sep 25, 2019 - Learn about news and events from the 2019 AAFP FMX.

Press Center : Media Kits

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/kits/2019-fmx.html

AAFP Delegates Choose New Leaders for 2019-20

Sep 25, 2019 - On Sept. 25, the AAFP Congress of Delegates elected leaders to guide the Academy through the coming year. Ada Stewart, M.D., of Columbia, S.C., was named the AAFP's president-elect.

AAFP News : News From 2019 COD and FMX

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

New AAFP President Thrives on Serving Patients, Community

Sep 25, 2019 - AAFP President Gary LeRoy, M.D., sat down with AAFP News to tell family physicians about himself and discuss issues he'll tackle in the coming year, including spurring development of EHR systems that suit the way family physicians work.

AAFP News : News From 2019 COD and FMX

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

Become a Family Medicine Discovers RapSDI Scholar

Sep 25, 2019 - The Family Medicine Discovers Rapid Cycle Scientific Discovery and Innovation initiative is currently accepting applications from FPs interested in conducting innovative, short-term clinical research projects.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20190925fmd-rapsdi.html

AAFP Names 2019–2020 Board of Directors

Sep 25, 2019 - AAFP Names 2019-2020 Board of Directors

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2019/aafp-names-2019-2020-board-of-directors.html

Gary LeRoy, MD, FAAFP, Assumes Role of President of the American Academy of Family ...

Sep 25, 2019 - Gary LeRoy, MD, FAAFP, Assumes Role of President of the AAFP

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2019/gary-leroy-md-faafp-assumes-role-of-president-of-the-american-academy-of-family-physicians.html

Flu resources and payment allowances: Medicare releases updates for the 2019-2020 ...

Sep 24, 2019 - Updated influenza vaccine payment allowances went into effect August 1.

Family Practice Management : Getting Paid Blog : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/flu_season_updates.html

How Can I NOT Be Rural Enough?

Sep 24, 2019 - Kimberly Becher, M.D., writes in this Fresh Perspectives blog post that a program designed to recruit doctors to rural areas needs to do more to help address physician shortages.

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

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/20190924fp-notrural.html

Steering Family Medicine Through Storm Toward Sunlight

Sep 24, 2019 - In this Leader Voices Blog post, AAFP President John Cullen, M.D., recaps his year as president and the work the Academy is doing on issues of importance to family physicians.

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

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/20190924lv-cullenyear.html

Family Physician of the Year: Eduardo C. Gonzalez, MD, FAAFP

Sep 24, 2019 - Meet Eduardo C. Gonzalez, MD, of Tampa, Florida, and learn how he’s mentoring the next generation of physicians at the University of South Florida.

Events : Family Medicine Experience (FMX)

https://www.aafp.org/events/fmx/about/highlights19/fpoy-intro.html

Family Physician of the Year: Eduardo C. Gonzalez, MD, FAAFP

Sep 24, 2019 - Meet Eduardo C. Gonzalez, MD, of Tampa, Florida, and learn how he’s mentoring the next generation of physicians at the University of South Florida.

Events : Family Medicine Experience (FMX)

https://www.aafp.org/events/fmx/about/highlights19/fpoy-speech.html

National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Students

Sep 24, 2019 - Join your peers at the 2020 National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students, July 30 - August 1, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo.

Events : National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Students

https://www.aafp.org/events/national-conference.html

Resident and Student Congress Schedule

Sep 24, 2019 - View the 2020 Congress schedule at the National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students, July 30-August 1, Kansas City, MO.

Events : National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Students

https://www.aafp.org/events/national-conference/congresses/schedule.html

National Conference Poster Competition

Sep 24, 2019 - Present a poster at the 2020 National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students, July 30 - August 1, 2020, KC Convention Center, Kansas City, MO.

Events : National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Students

https://www.aafp.org/events/national-conference/education/posters.html

Call for 2020 Workshop Proposals

Sep 24, 2019 - Submit a workshop proposal for the 2020 National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students, July 30 - August 1, 2020, KC Convention Center, Kansas City, MO.

Events : National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Students

https://www.aafp.org/events/national-conference/education/proposals.html

News From 2019 Congress of Delegates and FMX

Sep 24, 2019 - This is the topic page for AAFP News coverage of the 2019 Congress of Delegates and Family Medicine Experience in Philadelphia.

AAFP News : News From 2019 COD and FMX

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

FPs Talk Payment, Administrative Burden in Town Hall

Sep 24, 2019 - Family physicians talked with AAFP officers about a number of hot-button issues during a Town Hall meeting before the 2019 Congress of Delegates officially convened in Philadelphia.

AAFP News : News From 2019 COD and FMX

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

2019 FMX Highlights

Sep 24, 2019 - 2019 FMX Highlights

Events : Family Medicine Experience (FMX)

https://www.aafp.org/events/fmx/about/highlights19.html

AAFP President Gary L. Leroy, MD, FAAFP

Sep 24, 2019 - Introducing the AAFP’s new President Gary L. LeRoy, MD, FAAFP. LeRoy practices family medicine in Dayton, Ohio, and serves as associate dean of student affairs and admissions for the Boonshoft School of Medicine at Wright State University.

Events : Family Medicine Experience (FMX)

https://www.aafp.org/events/fmx/about/highlights19/pres-intro.html

AAFP President Gary L. Leroy, MD, FAAFP

Sep 24, 2019 - Introducing the AAFP’s new President Gary L. LeRoy, MD, FAAFP. LeRoy practices family medicine in Dayton, Ohio, and serves as associate dean of student affairs and admissions for the Boonshoft School of Medicine at Wright State University.

Events : Family Medicine Experience (FMX)

https://www.aafp.org/events/fmx/about/highlights19/pres-onsite.html

Officer Speeches -- Congress of Delegates

Sep 23, 2019 - Officer Speeches

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/officer-speeches.mem.html

Booth Prices

Sep 23, 2019 - Check out exhibitor booth prices for the AAFP Family Medicine Experience (FMX) Exhibitor. October 14-18, 2020, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL.

Events : Family Medicine Experience (FMX)

https://www.aafp.org/events/fmx/exhibitors/booth-prices.html

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sep 23, 2019 - Become an AAFP Family Medicine Experience (FMX) Exhibitor. October 14-18, 2020, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL.

Events : Family Medicine Experience (FMX)

https://www.aafp.org/events/fmx/exhibitors/contract.html

DPC Doc Shares Vision in State Leadership Role

Sep 23, 2019 - Molly Rutherford, M.D., M.P.H., combined addiction medicine and direct primary care in one practice. Now Rutherford, the Kentucky AFP's Board chair, is letting others know her model works.

AAFP News : Family Doc Focus

https://www.aafp.org/news/family-doc-focus/20190923fdf-rutherford.html

AAFP Rolls Out New Well-being Assessment Tool

Sep 23, 2019 - As part of its ongoing effort to help family physicians increase professional satisfaction and fulfillment, the Academy has added a new assessment resource -- the Physician Well-being Index -- to its Physician Health First portal.

AAFP News : Focus on Physician Well-being

https://www.aafp.org/news/focus-on-physician-well-being/20190923well-beingindex.html

Cut Red Tape for Family Physicians, AAFP Tells Congress

Sep 23, 2019 - AAFP President John Cullen, M.D., spoke to the House Committee on Small Business on Sept. 11 to make clear how administrative burdens harm physicians and their patients.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20190923housetestimony.html

AAFP Offers CMS Improvements to Proposed 2020 MPFS

Sep 23, 2019 - The AAFP recently responded to CMS' proposed 2020 Medicare physician fee schedule with a 61-page letter that focused on issues of importance to family physicians.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20190923mpfscomment.html

Research Lacking on Screening for Cognitive Impairment

Sep 23, 2019 - On Sept. 10, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force posted a draft recommendation statement and draft evidence review on screening for cognitive impairment in older adults, citing insufficient evidence to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for impairment in these ...

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190923uspstf-cognitive.html

Late Resolution D (If accepted, it will become Resolution No. 523) - Medicare Advantage...

Sep 22, 2019 - This resolution requests the American Academy of Family Physicians to support equal funding for Medicare Advantage in Puerto Rico, the U.S. territories, the 50 states and the District of Columbia, and write a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to remove disparities...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/lateres-rpts11/lateres-d.mem.html

AFP Podcast: Episode 94 - September 15, 2019 -- American Family Physician

Sep 21, 2019 - Episode 94 includes discussions on glycopyrronium topical wipes, urinary incontinence, augmentation for treatment-resistant depression, pelvic inflammatory disease, dual antiplatelet therapy for transient ischemic attack and minor stroke, ruling out community-acquired pneumonia.

American Family Physician : AFP Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/afp/explore/podcast/94.html

Ask your patients with chronic disease this key question -- FPM

Sep 20, 2019 - Help patients with chronic disease make needed behavior change by asking them this one question that helps them set goals.

Family Practice Management : In Practice Blog : FPM Home

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

Late Resolution B (If accepted, it will become Resolution No. 521) - AAFP Position on ...

Sep 20, 2019 - This resolution requests the American Academy of Family Physicians to adopt a position of opposition to medical aid in dying/physician assisted suicide.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/lateres-rpts11/lateres-b.mem.html

AAFP Releases Marijuana, Cannabinoids Position Paper

Sep 20, 2019 - The AAFP's new marijuana and cannabinoids position paper describes marijuana and related substance misuse as complex issues impacting family medicine, patient health and public health.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190920cannabispaper.html

Transformation in Practice Series Takes on Agenda-setting

Sep 20, 2019 - A new resource from the AAFP aims to help physicians who struggle to fit all of their patients' needs, concerns and questions into a typical 15-minute office visit and put an end to those hand on the doorknob moments.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20190920tipsagenda.html

Diabetes, Hypertension and Dyslipidemia Workshop -- CME

Sep 19, 2019 - The AAFP’s PerformanceNavigator live, evidence-based CME workshop in Minneapolis, MN, will help you satisfy your Family Medicine Certification.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/cardiometabolic-conditions2.html

The skill that differentiates good doctors and great doctors -- FPM

Sep 19, 2019 - Being a great doctor may have more to do with biography than biology. Here’s how to cultivate this critical skill.

Family Practice Management : In Practice Blog : FPM Home

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

Late Resolution C (If accepted, it will become Resolution No. 522)-Addressing the ...

Sep 19, 2019 - That the American Academy of Family Physicians advocate for federal and state legislation that raises the legal age for purchases of any and all nicotine products to age 21, and advocate for federal and state legislation that bans the sale of flavored, mint, and menthol tobacco products...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/lateres-rpts11/lateres-c.mem.html

Terrence J. Schulte -- Congress of Delegates

Sep 19, 2019 - Resolution of Condolence for Terrence J. Schulte, introduced by the Virginia and Uniformed Services Chapters.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/resolutions-condolence/terrence-schulte.mem.html

Medicare Physician Fee Schedule -- Physician Payment Advocacy

Sep 19, 2019 - The AAFP summarizes details of the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, including regulatory requirements.

Advocacy : Stay Informed

https://www.aafp.org/advocacy/informed/payment/medicare/internal/medicare-physician-fee-schedule.html

Three ways to make social determinants screening doable -- FPM

Sep 18, 2019 - A recent pilot project highlights three ways to lessen the workload related to screening for and addressing social determinants of health.

Family Practice Management : In Practice Blog : FPM Home

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

Don't Blame Mental Illness for Mass Shootings

Sep 18, 2019 - Natasha Bhuyan, M.D., writes in the Fresh Perspectives blog that taking the wholesale approach of blaming mass shootings on mental illness stigmatizes patients who have mental health issues and deflects attention from real predictors of such incidents.

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

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/20190918fp-massshootings.html

Our Wins Are Big Steps Toward Better Health Care Landscape

Sep 18, 2019 - Michael Munger, M.D.; sustainable growth rate formula; SGR; MACRA; Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015; MIPS; Quality Payment Program; QPP; American Board of Family Medicine; ABFM; continuing board certification; America Needs More Family Doctors: 25x2030

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

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/20190918lv-mungerterm.html

Emerging Leader Institute Names Best Project Winners

Sep 18, 2019 - The AAFP Foundation has announced the Family Medicine Leads Emerging Leader Institute award recipients from its 2018 class, including the overall best project award winners.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20190918emergingleaders.html

AAFP Objects to Planned End of Medicaid Access Rule

Sep 18, 2019 - The AAFP advised CMS not to rescind the Medicaid access rule and pointed out that boosting payment rates would do more to help beneficiaries access health care.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20190918medicaidaccess.html

AAFP Tools Offer Pointers on Assessing Patients for STIs

Sep 18, 2019 - Family physicians are ideally positioned to educate patients about the dangers of sexually transmitted infections, screen for these infections and provide appropriate care. New AAFP resources on STIs aim to help them do just that.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190918stismanual.html

AHA v. Azar Decision Preserves System That Increases Patient Costs, Decreases Patient ...

Sep 18, 2019 - AHA v. Azar Decision Preserves System That Increases Patient Costs, Decreases Patient Choices

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2019/aha-v-azar-decision-preserves-system-that-increases-patient-costs-decreases-patient-choices.html

Invest in FPs and Maybe Insurance Won't Cost as Much as a Car

Sep 17, 2019 - In this In the Trenches blog post, AAFP Senior Vice President for Advocacy, Practice Advancement and Policy Shawn Martin makes the case that the most prudent place to invest any single health care dollar is in family medicine.

AAFP News : In the Trenches : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/20190917itt-investfm.html

Teaching Health Centers and Graduate Medical Education Reform

Sep 17, 2019 - Teaching Health Centers and Graduate Medical Education Reform

Press Center : Media Kits

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/kits/gme-teaching-health-centers.html

AAFP to Congress: Reauthorize THCGME Program Now

Sep 17, 2019 - The AAFP is pressing Congress to reauthorize funding for the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education program before it expires Sept. 30 and urges members to join a Speak Out campaign on this critical issue.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20190917thcgmespeakout.html

The problem with the term physician burnout -- FPM

Sep 16, 2019 - To describe the current phenomenon and address it effectively, a new term is needed, one that puts the blame where it belongs and also acknowledges that the problem is responsive to multiple treatment strategies.

Family Practice Management : In Practice Blog : FPM Home

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

Webinar: Primary Care, Fellowships, and More--Career Opportunities in Family Medicine ...

Sep 16, 2019 - Watch this webinar to explore the avenues you can pursue when you choose a career in family medicine.

Med School and Residency : Transition into Practice

https://www.aafp.org/medical-school-residency/post-residency/career-opportunities.html

Practice Self Care -- Physician Health First

Sep 16, 2019 - Physicians can prevent professional burnout by taking steps to practice self-care. Find resources to help your well-being.

Membership : Member Benefits

https://www.aafp.org/membership/benefits/physician-health-first/practice-self-care.html

Social Justice Brought Resident Leader to Family Medicine

Sep 16, 2019 - Michelle Byrne, M.D., M.P.H., had a job she loved running a pediatric practice, but her desire to do more led her to medical school and family medicine.

AAFP News : Family Doc Focus

https://www.aafp.org/news/family-doc-focus/20190916fdf-byrne.html

AAFP Joins Renewed Demand for Critical Gun Reforms

Sep 16, 2019 - The Academy and six fellow medical organizations again urged Congress to enact critical, common-sense policies to reduce the threat of firearms violence their patients face.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20190916firearmpolicies.html

Otitis Media: Rapid Evidence Review - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2019 - Acute otitis media (AOM) is the most common diagnosis in childhood acute sick visits. By three years of age, 50% to 85% of children will have at least one episode of AOM. Symptoms may include ear pain (rubbing, tugging, or holding the ear may be a sign of pain), fever, irritability, ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0915/p350.html

Urinary Incontinence in Women: Evaluation and Management - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2019 - Urinary incontinence is a common problem among women worldwide, resulting in a substantial economic burden and decreased quality of life. The Women’s Preventive Services Initiative is the only major organization that recommends annual screening for urinary incontinence in all women ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0915/p339.html

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease: Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention - American Family ...

Sep 15, 2019 - Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection of the upper genital tract occurring predominantly in sexually active young women. Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae are common causes; however, other cervical, enteric, bacterial vaginosis–associated, and respiratory ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0915/p357.html

Dementia - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2019 - This collection features AFP content on dementia and related issues, including Alzheimer’s, Binswanger’s type, dementia, and dementia with Lewy bodies. This collection features AFP content on dementia and related issues, including Alzheimer’s, Binswanger’s type, dementia, and dementia ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=5

Depression and Bipolar Disorder - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2019 - This collection features AFP content on depression and bipolar disorder and related issues, including antidepressants, major depressive disorder, mental health, postpartum depression, and psychiatric medications. This collection features AFP content on depression and bipolar disorder ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=6

Sexually Transmitted Infections - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2019 - This collection features AFP content on sexually transmitted disease and related issues, including chlamydia, genital herpes, gonorrhea, human papillomavirus, and syphilis. This collection features AFP content on sexually transmitted disease and related issues, including chlamydia, ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=23

Stroke and TIA - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2019 - This collection features AFP content on stroke and related issues, including acute ischemic stroke, statins, and transient ischemic attacks. This collection features AFP content on stroke and related issues, including acute ischemic stroke, statins, and transient ischemic attacks.

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=24

Ear and Hearing Disorders - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2019 - This collection features AFP content on ear and hearing disorders and related issues, including hearing loss, otitis externa, otitis media, and tinnitus. This collection features AFP content on ear and hearing disorders and related issues, including hearing loss, otitis ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=98

Immunizations (excluding Influenza) - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2019 - This collection features AFP content on child and adult immunizations (excluding influenza) and related issues, including travel immunizations and specific immunizations (hepatitis A and B, herpes zoster, human papillomavirus, meningococcus, pertussis, pneumococcus, rotavirus, smallpox,...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=63

Dual Antiplatelet Therapy for High-Risk TIA and Minor Stroke: BMJ Rapid Recommendation ...

Sep 15, 2019 - Based on a recent randomized controlled trial followed by a systematic review, the BMJ and MAGIC group concluded that dual antiplatelet therapy use for a limited period after mild stroke is beneficial.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0915/p378.html

Diagnosing Dementia and Clarifying Goals of Care - Lown Right Care: Reducing Overuse ...

Sep 15, 2019 - A collaboration between AFP and the Lown Institute promotes a vision of delivering heath care that is based on the evidence, balanced in its approach, and focused on the patient.

American Family Physician : Lown Right Care: Reducing Overuse and Underuse

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0915/p369.html

Interventions to Prevent Perinatal Depression - Putting Prevention into Practice - ...

Sep 15, 2019 - A 25-year-old woman presents to your office after having recently missed her period. A urine pregnancy test confirms that she is pregnant. She takes acyclovir for suppression of genital herpes, which she acquired as a teenager. She reports a history of depression and sexual abuse during...

American Family Physician : Putting Prevention into Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0915/p365.html

Enlarging Nodule on the Tongue - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2019 - A man presented with a nodule on his tongue that had been growing slowly for three years.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0915/p367.html

Glycopyrronium (Qbrexza) Topical Wipes for Hyperhidrosis - STEPS - American Family ...

Sep 15, 2019 - Glycopyrronium wipes are a useful alternative for the topical treatment of hyperhidrosis of the axillae in patients nine years and older who do not respond to or tolerate nonprescription antiperspirants or topical aluminum chloride.

American Family Physician : STEPS

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0915/p372.html

Cervical Cancer, Febrile Seizures, HIV Infection, Dyspepsia - AFP Clinical Answers - ...

Sep 15, 2019 - Key clinical questions and their evidence-based answers directly from the journal's content, written by and for family physicians.

American Family Physician : AFP Clinical Answers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0915/p331.html

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Do Not Prevent Cancer or Cardiovascular Disease Events - POEMs - ...

Sep 15, 2019 - This is the second large, well-designed study (the first one included patients with diabetes mellitus; this one included patients without diabetes) that found no benefit from a 1-g daily dosage of marine n-3 fatty acid supplementation for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease...

American Family Physician : POEMs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0915/p374a.html

Normal Vital Signs and Pulmonary Examination Results Rule Out CAP in Adults with Acute ...

Sep 15, 2019 - Community-dwelling adults who present to a primary care office with acute respiratory infection symptoms but normal vital signs and normal findings on a pulmonary examination have only a 0.4% likelihood of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP).

American Family Physician : POEMs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0915/p375.html

Interventions to Prevent Perinatal Depression: Recommendation Statement - U.S. ...

Sep 15, 2019 - The USPSTF recommends that clinicians provide or refer pregnant and postpartum persons who are at increased risk of perinatal depression to counseling interventions.

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

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0915/od1.html

Weak Evidence Supports Augmentation Therapy for Treatment-Resistant Depression - POEMs ...

Sep 15, 2019 - There is weak research to guide treatment decisions for patients who have not responded to two adequate courses of antidepressant treatment. One study of cognitive behavior therapy showed benefit over placebo.

American Family Physician : POEMs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0915/p376.html

Can We Prevent Perinatal Depression in the Primary Care Office? - Editorials - American...

Sep 15, 2019 - Even if we do not provide maternity care, our commitment to the total care of our patients, which includes addressing behavioral medicine needs, allows us to be the ideal physicians to champion interventions to prevent perinatal depression.

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0915/p327.html

Vitamin D Is Not Effective as Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease or Cancer - ...

Sep 15, 2019 - Vitamin D supplementation does not prevent cardiovascular events or cancer in mostly nondiabetic adults (men 50 years and older, women 55 years and older).

American Family Physician : POEMs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0915/p374.html

Seven security measures to help prevent workplace violence -- FPM

Sep 15, 2019 - Appropriate security measures can help prevent workplace violence. Consider whether these seven measures are present in your clinic.

Family Practice Management : In Practice Blog : FPM Home

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

The Family Physician's Role in the Prevention of Measles - Editorials - American Family...

Sep 15, 2019 - << Previous article Next article >> Sep 15, 2019 Issue Editorials The Family Physician's Role in the Prevention of Measles PAMELA G. ROCKWELL, DO, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan Am Fam Physician. 2019 Sep 15;100(6):329-330. Published online July 29, 2019....

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0915/p329.html

Why a cover letter is important -- FPM

Sep 14, 2019 - A cover letter that quickly tells potential employers and recruiters who you are, what you can do for them, and why you are interested in their opportunity is as important as your CV.

Family Practice Management : In Practice Blog : FPM Home

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

Eye Conditions in Infants and Children -- FP Essentials

Sep 13, 2019 - FP Essentials is a monthly monograph focused on family medicine clinical topics. This edition is available for individual purchase.

CME | FP Essentials : Subscriptions

https://www.aafp.org/cme/subscriptions/fp-essentials/editions/484-ed.html

Newly Released Tools Support HHS Plan to End HIV Epidemic

Sep 13, 2019 - On Sept. 3, the CDC released a suite of communication tools and resources to support efforts to prevent the spread of HIV infection and help keep those infected with HIV healthy.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190913stophiv.html

Interoperability

Sep 12, 2019 - The AAFP seeks to keep physicians concerns central as information technologies are integrated into an effective, patient centered health care system.

Advocacy : Stay Informed

https://www.aafp.org/advocacy/informed/hit/emr/interoperability.html

Surgeon General Issues Advisory on Risks of Marijuana Use

Sep 12, 2019 - U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams, M.D., M.P.H., recently issued an advisory on the health risks associated with marijuana use in adolescents and pregnant women, warning that no amount of the drug has been deemed safe.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190912sg-marijuana.html

AFP Podcast: Bonus Episode 11 - September 12, 2019 -- American Family Physician

Sep 12, 2019 - Bonus Episode 11 is an nterview with Alison Block, MD, family physician and faculty member at Contra Costa Family Medicine Residency in Martinez, CA. Dr. Block is Executive Producer of the The Nocturnists, a live show and podcast where doctors share stories from the world of medicine. ...

American Family Physician : AFP Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/afp/explore/podcast/bonus11.html

Late Resolution A (If accepted, it will become Resolution No. 428)-Public Health Should...

Sep 11, 2019 - That the American Academy of Family Physicians actively encourage the United States Congress to support the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommendation to administer annual influenza vaccines to all individuals age 6 months and older who are confined or held in U.S. ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/lateres-rpts11/lateres-a.mem.html

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