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Congress of Delegates to Convene Sept. 23-25 in Philadelphia

Jul 15, 2019 - The 2019 Congress of Delegates will meet Sept. 23-25 in Philadelphia in conjunction with the AAFP Family Medicine Experience, which is scheduled for Sept. 24-28.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20190715codcandannounce.html

Four Projects Aim to Shape Future of Family Medicine

May 17, 2019 - The AAFP has launched new work that aims to move the needle for family medicine by focusing on administrative burden, public perception, advocacy and improving member interactions with the Academy.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20190517specialprojects.html

Panelists Describe Turning Passion Into Patient Advocacy

May 7, 2019 - Panelists speaking at the AAFP's National Conference of Constituency Leaders on April 25 highlighted how they built on their passion for patient care to expand their advocacy efforts outside the office setting and effect change in their communities.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20190507nccl-advocacypanel.html

ACLF Speakers Urge FPs to Advocate for Health System Reform

May 6, 2019 - During a panel discussion on health system reform at the AAFP's 2019 Annual Chapter Leader Forum, speakers said politicians are unlikely to change the health care system without action by patients and physicians.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20190506aclf-2020.html

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning Poised to Help FPs

May 3, 2019 - According to a breakout session on artificial intelligence and machine learning at the AAFP's 2019 Annual Chapter Leader Forum, AI is poised to augment the work physicians do but will not replace them in the exam room.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20190503aclf-waldren.html

Family Physicians Go Big With Advocacy Agenda

May 3, 2019 - Family physicians at the 2019 National Conference of Constituency Leaders discussed and voted on several resolutions considered during the April 26 Reference Committee on Advocacy hearing.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20190503nccl-advocacy.html

FPs Call for Expanding Education Topics in Residency

May 3, 2019 - During the 2019 National Conference of Constituency Leaders, delegates acted on a number of resolutions considered during the Reference Committee on Education hearing that was held April 26.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20190503nccl-educ.html

Delegates Focus on Race in Medicine, Gender-affirming Care

May 1, 2019 - During the 2019 National Conference of Constituency Leaders, delegates acted on numerous resolutions considered by the Reference Committee on Health of the Public and Science, many of which focused on addressing race-based aspects of medical care and implicit bias.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20190501nccl-hops.html

FPs Hammer Out Practice-related Measures for AAFP to Take Up

May 1, 2019 - Members who testified before the National Conference of Constituency Leaders Reference Committee on Practice Enhancement on April 26 discussed issues that affect patient care, including obstetrical privileges and HIV preexposure prophylaxis.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20190501nccl-practenhance.html

Family Physicians Voice Questions at Town Hall Meeting

Apr 30, 2019 - AAFP leaders took members' questions on topics ranging from board certification to midlevel provider training during the 2019 AAFP Leadership Conference Town Hall meeting on April 26.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20190430alc-townhall.html

Member Constituency Delegates Reject Purity Politics for PAC

Apr 30, 2019 - Delegates to the National Conference of Constituency Leaders considered resolutions on FamMedPAC donation strategy and making AAFP meetings more welcoming to families, among other issues.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20190430nccl-orgfinance.html

2019 NCCL Delegates Elect New Leaders

Apr 27, 2019 - AAFP chapter delegates elected colleagues to fill several leadership positions at the Academy's 2019 National Conference of Constituency Leaders.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20190427nccl-elections.html

Family Physicians Learn to Say 'Yes, And …'

Apr 26, 2019 - When things get awkward, that's when you're learning something, Belinda Fu, M.D., told audience members during the April 25 plenary that launched the National Conference of Constituency Leaders.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20190426nccl-plenary.html

Inside the Academy News

Feb 22, 2012 - This is the topic page for AAFP News' Inside the Academy section.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

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

New MIG Focuses on Climate Change, Environmental Health

Apr 5, 2019 - A new AAFP member interest group is designed to increase family physicians' understanding of and action on climate change and its health harms.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20190405environmentmig.html

2019 AAFP Member Satisfaction Survey Is Coming Soon

Apr 2, 2019 - Active AAFP and resident members will soon have an opportunity to tell the Academy what they think about being a member and what the AAFP can do to best serve the needs of members and drive the specialty forward.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20190402membersatsurv.html

People in the News/Awards -- March 2019

Apr 1, 2019 - In March, four Academy members were named to prominent leadership positions or received various honors for their work.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20190401people-march.html

People in the News/Awards -- January/February

Feb 11, 2019 - A number of AAFP members have recently received various honors or recognition.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20190211people-janfeb.html

Academy Adds Obstetrics Member Interest Group

Jan 23, 2019 - A new AAFP member interest group on obstetrics aims to help family physicians integrate comprehensive, evidence-based maternity health care into their practices.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20190123obmig.html

Margot Savoy, M.D., M.P.H., Runs for AAFP Director

Jan 23, 2019 - The Delaware AFP announces the candidacy of Margot Savoy, M.D., M.P.H., of Media, Pa., for AAFP director.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20190123savoy-cand-ann.html

Russell Kohl, M.D., Runs for AAFP Vice Speaker

Jan 15, 2019 - The Oklahoma AFP announces the candidacy of Russell Kohl, M.D., of Stilwell, Kan., for AAFP vice speaker.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20190115kohl-cand-ann.html

Karen Smith, M.D., Runs for AAFP Director

Jan 2, 2019 - The North Carolina AFP announces the candidacy of Karen Smith, M.D., of Raeford, for AAFP director.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20190102smith-cand-ann.html

People in the News/Awards -- November/December

Dec 21, 2018 - AAFP members frequently receive various honors or are named to leadership positions. During the past two months, a pair of Academy members were so recognized.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20181221people-novdec.html

Andrew Carroll, M.D., Runs for AAFP Director

Dec 20, 2018 - The Arizona AFP announces the candidacy of Andrew Carroll, M.D., of Chandler, for AAFP director.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20181220carroll-cand-ann.html

Steven Furr, M.D., Runs for AAFP Director

Dec 20, 2018 - The Alabama AFP announces the candidacy of Steven Furr, M.D., of Jackson, for AAFP director.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20181220furr-cand-ann.html

Robert Raspa, M.D., Runs for AAFP President-elect

Dec 20, 2018 - The Florida AFP announces the candidacy of Robert Raspa, M.D., of Orange Park, for AAFP president-elect.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20181220raspa-cand-ann.html

Dennis Salisbury, M.D., Runs for AAFP Director

Dec 20, 2018 - The Montana AFP announces the candidacy of Dennis Salisbury, M.D., of Butte, for AAFP director.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20181220salisbury-cand-ann.html

Familydoctor.org Adds New Writing Opportunity for Members

Dec 19, 2018 - For the first time, the AAFP's award-winning consumer website familydoctor.org is accepting content submissions about patient care experiences from family physicians who are interested in authoring patient education materials.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20181219writefd-org.html

Leonard Reeves, M.D., Runs for AAFP President-elect

Dec 12, 2018 - The Georgia AFP announces the candidacy of Leonard Reeves, M.D., of Rome, for AAFP president-elect.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20181212reeves-cand-ann.html

Alan Schwartzstein, M.D., Runs for AAFP Speaker

Dec 7, 2018 - The Wisconsin AFP announces the candidacy of Alan Schwartzstein, M.D., of Oregon, for AAFP speaker.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20181207schwartzstein-cand-ann.html

Ada Stewart, M.D., Runs for AAFP President-elect

Dec 7, 2018 - The South Carolina AFP announces the candidacy of Ada Stewart, M.D., of Columbia, for AAFP president-elect.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20181207stewart-cand-ann.html

New Membership Category Benefits U.S. Medical School Grads

Dec 5, 2018 - A newly created transitional membership category will allow medical school graduates who have not entered a residency program to join the AAFP for a limited time.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20181205bylawchange.html

People in the News/Awards -- October

Nov 9, 2018 - A number of AAFP members received various honors or recognition in October 2018. In addition, one family medicine academic department was named the recipient of a national award.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20181109people-awards.html

New Academic Mentorship MIG Already 95 Members Strong

Oct 19, 2018 - The AAFP Board of Directors recently approved a new member interest group to help family physicians spotlight academic medicine as a vibrant career choice.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20181019newmig.html

Congress of Delegates Convenes Oct. 8-10 in New Orleans

Jul 5, 2018 - The 2018 Congress of Delegates will meet Oct. 8-10 in New Orleans in conjunction with the AAFP Family Medicine Experience, which is scheduled for Oct. 9-13.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20180705codcandannounce.html

Dennis Gingrich, M.D., Runs for AAFP Director

Jun 7, 2018 - The Pennsylvania AFP announces the candidacy of Dennis Gingrich, M.D., of Hershey, for AAFP director.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20180607gingrich-cand-ann.html

David Hagan, M.D., Runs for AAFP Director

Jun 7, 2018 - The Illinois AFP announces the candidacy of David Hagan, M.D., of Gibson City, for AAFP director.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20180607hagan-cand-ann.html

Russell Kohl, M.D., Runs for AAFP Vice Speaker

Jun 7, 2018 - The Kansas AFP announces the candidacy of Russell Kohl, M.D., of Stillwell, for AAFP vice speaker.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20180607kohl-cand-ann.html

Carl Olden, M.D., Runs for AAFP President-elect

Jun 7, 2018 - The Washington AFP announces the candidacy of Carl Olden, M.D., of Yakima, for AAFP president-elect.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20180607olden-cand-ann.html

Alan Schwartzstein, M.D., Runs for AAFP Speaker

Jun 7, 2018 - The Wisconsin AFP announces the candidacy of Alan Schwartzstein, M.D., of Oregon, for AAFP speaker.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20180607schwartzstein-cand-ann.html

Kelley Withy, M.D., Ph.D., Runs for AAFP Director

Jun 7, 2018 - The Hawaii AFP announces the candidacy of Kelley Withy, M.D., Ph.D., of Kailua, for AAFP director.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20180607withy-cand-ann.html

Fighting for Family Medicine Newsletter Launches June 5

May 30, 2018 - A new newsletter from the AAFP will keep members updated about the Academy's important advocacy work with legislators, regulators and private payers.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20180530ffmnewsletter.html

NCCL Delegates Tackle Wide Range of Advocacy Issues

May 2, 2018 - The Reference Committee on Advocacy at the AAFP's 2018 National Conference of Constituency Leaders discussed more than a dozen wide-ranging issues aimed at protecting family physicians and their patients.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20180502nccl-advocacy.html

Delegates Focus on Sexual Education, Preventing STIs

May 2, 2018 - During the 2018 National Conference of Constituency Leaders, AAFP members acted on resolutions considered by the Reference Committee on Health of the Public and Science, including some that focused on sexual education and the prevention and treatment of sexually transmitted infections.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20180502nccl-hops.html

FPs Take on Technology, Burnout, Patient Care Issues

May 2, 2018 - At the 2018 National Conference of Constituency Leaders, the Reference Committee on Practice Enhancement heard testimony on issues related to technology, telemedicine, physician wellness and much more.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20180502nccl-practenhance.html

FPs Discuss Underserved Populations, Reproductive Health

May 2, 2018 - During the 2018 National Conference of Constituency Leaders April 26-28, AAFP members acted on resolutions considered by the Reference Committee on Education.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20180502nccl-education.html

FPs Focus on Empowering Physicians, Protecting Patients

May 1, 2018 - The Reference Committee on Organization and Finance discussed and voted on dozens of issues at the AAFP's 2018 National Conference of Constituency Leaders.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20180501nccl-orgfin.html

2018 NCCL Delegates Elect New Leaders

Apr 28, 2018 - AAFP chapter delegates elected colleagues to fill several leadership positions at the Academy's 2018 National Conference of Constituency Leaders.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20180428ncclelections.html

Blackwelder: FPs, Go Out and Make the Case for Family Medicine

Apr 27, 2018 - Plenary speaker Reid Blackwelder, M.D., told family physicians they can support their specialty by helping payers, policymakers and legislators understand its scope and breadth.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20180427nccl-plenary.html

Pre-conference Workshop Aims to Advance Health Equity

Apr 27, 2018 - The Family Medicine Advancing Health Equity workshop aimed to help participants become change agents who lead the way to health equity.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20180427equityworkshop.html

The AFP Podcast: 1 Million Downloads and Counting

Apr 26, 2018 - The American Family Physician podcast has become one of the most important programs of its kind, bringing information to family physicians, residents and medical students with an average of 41,000 downloads each month.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20180426afppodcast.html

AAFP Launches PSA Campaign to Educate Patients

Apr 19, 2018 - The AAFP will launch a national public service announcement campaign on May 1 to help prepare patients for important conversations.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20180419psa.html

James Ellzy, M.D., M.M.I., Runs for AAFP Director

Feb 8, 2018 - The Uniformed Services AFP announces the candidacy of James Ellzy, M.D., M.M.I., of Washington, D.C., for AAFP director.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20180208ellzy-cand-ann.html

Fellowship Opens Door to History of Family Medicine

Jan 29, 2018 - The AAFP Foundation is accepting applications for the 2018 Sandra L. Panther Fellowship in the History of Family Medicine to facilitate work in a unique archive.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20180129historyfellowship.html

John Bender, M.D., Runs for AAFP President-elect

Jan 23, 2018 - The Colorado AFP announces the candidacy of John Bender, M.D., of Fort Collins, for AAFP president-elect.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20180123bender-cand-ann.html

Gary LeRoy, M.D., Runs for AAFP President-elect

Jan 16, 2018 - The Ohio AFP announces the candidacy of Gary LeRoy, M.D., of Dayton, for AAFP president-elect.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20180116leroy-cand-ann.html

Tochi Iroku-Malize, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., Runs for AAFP Director

Oct 19, 2017 - The New York State AFP announces the candidacy of Tochi Iroku-Malize, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., of Bay Shore, for AAFP director.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20171019iroku-malize-cand-ann.html

Newly Named AFP Editor Shares Plans for the Journal

Oct 6, 2017 - American Family Physician is an important patient care resource for Sumi Makkar Sexton, M.D., and she intends to build on that strength as the journal's next editor.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20171006sextonafp.html

Hurricane Harvey Won't Deter AAFP's 2017 FMX

Sep 5, 2017 - Family physicians who will be attending the AAFP's 2017 Family Medicine Experience next week can look forward to events that include the launch of a new well-being initiative.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20170905fmxpreview.html

Congress of Delegates Convenes Sept. 11-13 in San Antonio

Jun 19, 2017 - The 2017 Congress of Delegates will meet Sept. 11-13 in San Antonio in conjunction with the AAFP Family Medicine Experience, which is scheduled for Sept. 12-16.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20170619codcandannounce.html

Speakers Chart Paths From Physician Burnout to Well-being

May 8, 2017 - Speakers at this year's AAFP Leadership Conference discussed well-being resources the AAFP is preparing and tips that physicians can use immediately to fight burnout.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20170508physicianwellness.html

FP Advocacy Key to Achieving Health Equity

May 8, 2017 - During an April 27 session at the National Conference of Constituency Leaders, Kim Yu, M.D., of Novi, Mich., and Daniel Dawes, J.D., discussed advocacy for marginalized patients.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/201070508nccl-equity.html

Delegates Focus on Improving Health Equity

May 3, 2017 - During the 2017 National Conference of Constituency Leaders held April 27-29, AAFP chapter delegates acted on resolutions considered by the Reference Committee on Health of the Public and Science.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20170503nccl-hops.html

FPs Protect Scope of Family Medicine, Address Practice Issues

May 3, 2017 - Chapter delegates to the 2017 National Conference of Constituency Leaders acted to protect the role of FPs in ERs, support operative obstetrical privileges and help members launch private practices.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20170503nccl-practenhance.html

Delegates Take on Immigrant Health, Other Advocacy Issues

May 2, 2017 - Delegates to the 2017 National Conference of Constituency Leaders adopted no fewer than four measures that sought to safeguard the health of immigrants.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20170502nccl-advoc.html

AFP Editor Jay Siwek, M.D., to Step Down in 2018

May 2, 2017 - Jay Siwek, M.D., editor of American Family Physician for nearly 30 years, has decided to step down in January 2018. The search for a new editor-in-chief is kicking into high gear.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20170502siwekstepsdown.html

Family Physicians Get Fired Up About Training Issues, Patient Care

May 2, 2017 - Delegates to the 2017 National Conference of Constituency Leaders took action on topics considered by the Reference Committee on Education, including buprenorphine treatment, physician well-being and social determinants of health.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20170502nccl-education.html

Delegates Address Diversity in AAFP Leadership, Resident Retention

May 2, 2017 - During the 2017 National Conference of Constituency Leaders held April 27-29 in Kansas City, Mo., chapter delegates acted on resolutions considered by the Reference Committee on Organization and Finance.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20170502nccl-orgfin.html

2017 NCCL Delegates Elect New Leaders

Apr 29, 2017 - AAFP chapter delegates elected colleagues to fill several leadership positions during the Academy's 2017 National Conference of Constituency Leaders.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20170429ncclelections.html

FPs Discuss Critical Issues at Packed Leadership Conference Town Hall

Apr 28, 2017 - Academy officers discussed advocacy, administrative burden and other issues important to family physicians at a Town Hall meeting during the AAFP Leadership Conference.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20170428townhall.html

Achieving Health Equity: Tools for a National Campaign Against Racism

Apr 28, 2017 - During her keynote speech at the National Conference of Constituency Leaders, Camara Jones, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., discussed achieving health equity while combating racism.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20170428nccl-jonesplenary.html

Sterling Ransone, M.D., Runs for AAFP Director

Apr 10, 2017 - The Virginia AFP announces the candidacy of Sterling Ransone, M.D., of Deltaville, for AAFP director.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20170410ransone-cand-ann.html

Todd Shaffer, M.D., Runs for AAFP Director

Apr 10, 2017 - The Missouri AFP announces the candidacy of Todd Shaffer, M.D., of Lee's Summit, for AAFP director.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20170410shaffer-cand-ann.html

Windel Stracener, M.D., Runs for AAFP Director

Apr 10, 2017 - The Indiana AFP announces the candidacy of Windel Stracener, M.D., of Richmond, for AAFP director.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20170410stracener-cand-ann.html

Erica Swegler, M.D., Runs for AAFP Director

Apr 10, 2017 - The Texas AFP announces the candidacy of Erica Swegler, M.D., of Austin, for AAFP director.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20170410swegler-cand-ann.html

Jennifer Aloff, M.D., Runs for AAFP Vice Speaker

Mar 27, 2017 - The Michigan AFP announces the candidacy of Jennifer Aloff, M.D., of Midland, for AAFP vice speaker.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20170327aloff-cand-ann.html

Lee Carter, M.D., Runs for AAFP Vice Speaker

Mar 27, 2017 - The Tennessee AFP announces the candidacy of Lee Carter, M.D., of Huntingdon, for AAFP vice speaker.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20170327carter-cand-ann.html

Douglas Martin, M.D., Runs for AAFP Vice Speaker

Mar 27, 2017 - The Iowa AFP announces the candidacy of Douglas Martin, M.D., of Sioux City, for AAFP vice speaker.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20170327martin-cand-ann.html

Member Survey Is Your Chance to Focus AAFP on Most Critical Work

Feb 22, 2017 - All active members of the AAFP will receive the 2017 Member Satisfaction Survey by email on Feb. 25 so they can tell the Academy how it is doing and what it can improve.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20170222membersurvey.html

Alan Schwartzstein, M.D., Runs for AAFP Speaker

Jan 25, 2017 - The Wisconsin AFP announces the candidacy of Alan Schwartzstein, M.D., of Oregon, for AAFP speaker.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20170125schwartzstein-cand-ann.html

Mott Blair, M.D., Runs for AAFP President-elect

Jan 24, 2017 - The North Carolina AFP announces the candidacy of Mott Blair, M.D., of Wallace, for AAFP president-elect.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20170124blair-cand-ann.html

John Cullen, M.D., Runs for AAFP President-elect

Jan 24, 2017 - The Alaska AFP announces the candidacy of John Cullen, M.D., of Valdez, for AAFP president-elect.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20170124cullen-cand-ann.html

Lynne Lillie, M.D., Runs for AAFP President-elect

Jan 24, 2017 - The Minnesota AFP announces the candidacy of Lynne Lillie, M.D., of Rochester, for AAFP president-elect.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20170124lillie-cand-ann.html

People in the News/Awards -- January

Jan 20, 2017 - AAFP News has learned of a number of Academy members who were honored recently.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20170120people.html

AAFP Updates Familydoctor.org to Improve User Experience

Jan 3, 2017 - The AAFP has updated its award-winning familydoctor.org website to improve the user experience for the more than 4 million people who visit the resource each month.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20170103familydoctor-org.html

New AAFP Resource Improves Reporting of CME, Procedures

Nov 11, 2016 - The new Primary+ CME tool and professional portfolio makes it easier for AAFP members to find and record CME, log clinical procedures and meet professional requirements.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20161111primaryplus.html

People in the News/Awards -- October

Oct 26, 2016 - AAFP News has learned of two Academy members who recently were honored.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20161026people.html

2016 AAFP Congress of Delegates Convenes Sept. 19-21 in Orlando

Jun 22, 2016 - Journey to the heart of the Sunshine State for this year's AAFP Congress of Delegates, which will meet Sept. 19-21 in the Plaza Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Orlando.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20160622codannounce.html

AAFP Member Interest Groups Grow, Thrive

Jun 1, 2016 - The number of AAFP member interest groups (MIGs) has now grown to 15 with the addition of four new MIGs in recent months.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20160601migsupdate.html

Delegates Address Patient Satisfaction as Quality Metric, Other Issues

May 13, 2016 - During the 2016 National Conference of Constituency Leaders, family physicians discussed third-party payers' use of patient satisfaction scores as a quality metric, among other topics.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20160513nccl-advoc.html

NCCL Delegates Vote on Transgender, Other Issues

May 11, 2016 - During the May 7 business session of the 2016 National Conference of Constituency Leaders, delegates adopted measures supporting transgender and gender-nonconforming people, as well as other patient care issues.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20160511nccl-hops.html

AAFP Members Tackle Education Issues Head On

May 10, 2016 - Family physicians participating in the National Conference of Constituency Leaders Reference Committee on Education tackled tough physician training issues.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20160510nccl-education.html

FPs Propose Solutions to Interference With Patient Care

May 10, 2016 - Delegates to the National Conference of Constituency Leaders voted on resolutions concerning issues that interfere with patient care and more.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20160510nccl-practenhance.html

Diversity, Child Care, Violence Draw Delegates' Focus

May 9, 2016 - Drawing physicians from diverse backgrounds, helping them care for their children and keeping them safe were key issues considered during the 2016 National Conference of Constituency Leaders.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20160509nccl-orgfinance.html

2016 NCCL Delegates Elect New Leaders

May 7, 2016 - AAFP chapter delegates at the Academy's 2016 National Conference of Constituency Leaders held May 5-7 in Kansas City, Mo., elected colleagues to fill various leadership positions.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20160507nccl-elects.html

Diversity 3.0: At the Core of Excellence

May 6, 2016 - The National Conference of Constituency Leaders kicked off on May 5 with a plenary session on promoting diversity through leadership.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20160506nccl-nivetplenary.html

Vaccine Science Fellow Glad She Gave it a Shot

Apr 13, 2016 - Melissa Martinez, M.D., discusses her past year as an AAFP Vaccine Science Fellow.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20160412vaccinefellow.html

Windel Stracener, M.D., Runs for AAFP Director

Apr 8, 2016 - The Indiana AFP announces the candidacy of Windel Stracener, M.D., of Richmond, for AAFP director.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20160408stracener-cand-ann.html

AAFP Contact Center Renamed 'Member Resource Center'

Feb 23, 2016 - Starting March 1, the AAFP Contact Center will be renamed the Member Resource Center but it will continue to be the trusted source for members who need assistance.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20160223contactcenter.html

Alan Schwartzstein, M.D., Runs for AAFP Vice Speaker

Feb 11, 2016 - The Wisconsin AFP announces the candidacy of Alan Schwartzstein, M.D., of Oregon, for AAFP vice speaker.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20160211schwartzstein_cand-ann.html

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