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AFP By Topic - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2019 - Editors' Choice of Best Available Content

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

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Prenatal Care - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2019 - This collection features AFP content on prenatal care and related issues, including preconception care, folic acid, medication safety, nausea and vomiting, pregnancy complications, and prenatal screening. This collection features AFP content on prenatal care and related issues, ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=25

Depression and Bipolar Disorder - American Family Physician

Nov 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

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HIV/AIDS - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2019 - This collection features AFP content on human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and AIDS and related issues, including antiretroviral therapy, behavioral counseling, HIV testing, sexually transmitted diseases, and infection prevention. This collection features AFP content on human ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=11

ALSO Instructor Course in Seattle (Bellevue), WA -- CME

Nov 7, 2019 - Earn CME credits at the AAFP’s Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) course in Bellevue, WA. Active ALSO Provider status required.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/also-instructor/bellevue.html

Share the Art of Medicine by Embracing the Role of Mentor

Nov 7, 2019 - As the breadth of medical education expands, Alan Schwartzstein, M.D., writes in this Leader Voices Blog post that physicians should make time to teach students the basic skill of building relationships with patients.

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

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/20191107lv-precepting.html

Report Cites Urgent Need to Secure Connected Medical Devices

Nov 7, 2019 - The connected medical devices that are becoming so valuable to physicians and patients alike require a thoughtful approach to maintaining their security, according to a new report.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20191107devicesecurity.html

AFP Podcast: Episode 97 - November 1, 2019 -- American Family Physician

Nov 7, 2019 - Episode 97 includes discussions on care of military veterans, eczema, physician burnout, hidradenitis suppurativa, telehealth consultations.

American Family Physician : AFP Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/afp/explore/podcast/97.html

Journal Audio -- CME

Nov 6, 2019 - Listen to American Family Physician topics in a convenient audio format. These recordings include chronic tendon injuries, adults with prediabetes, electronic cigarettes, and STEPs new drug reviews Secnidazole (Solosec).

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/journal-audio.html

Medicare finalizes physician fee schedule and Quality Payment Program for 2020 -- FPM

Nov 6, 2019 - Highlights from the 2020 Medicare physician fee schedule include new codes for chronic care management and principal care management.

Family Practice Management : Getting Paid Blog : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/2020_physician_fee_schedule.html

Should Appearance Matter in Medicine?

Nov 6, 2019 - When we asked our new physician bloggers for their opinions on a recent survey regarding physician footwear, the conversation quickly broadened to take in attire, appearance and professionalism. Read more in this Fresh Perspectives post.

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

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/20191106fp-attire.html

Submit a Practice Pearl -- FPM

Nov 6, 2019 - Submit a practice pearl to FPM journal.

Family Practice Management : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/about/practice-pearls.html

Taking Hypertension Medication at Bedtime Improves CVD Risk

Nov 6, 2019 - The Hygia Chronotherapy Trial found that bedtime hypertension therapy better reduced the risk of cardiovascular disease than taking blood pressure medication on awakening, as previous studies have suggested.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20191106bedtimehbpmeds.html

Vaccine Coverage in Young Children Holding Steady

Nov 6, 2019 - Two Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports issued last month offer a snapshot of vaccination coverage among young children in the United States. In particular, coverage rates for three vaccines children need to start school are holding steady at close to the desired 95% threshold.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20191106mmwrskidsvax.html

Thinking of Forming a MIPS Virtual Group for 2020?

Nov 6, 2019 - Family physicians who plan to form a virtual group for reporting during the 2020 Merit-based Incentive Payment System performance period must notify CMS of their intent by Dec. 31.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20191106virtualgroup.html

AAFP Applauds Senate Introduction of Primary Care Patient Protection Act

Nov 6, 2019 - AAFP Applauds Senate Introduction of Primary Care Patient Protection Act

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2019/aafp-applauds-senate-introduction-of-primary-care-patient-protection-act.html

Resolution No. 509 (Arizona A) - Oppose Legislation of Physician-Patient Decision ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) specifically support the medical appropriateness of gender affirmation care for transgender children and adolescents, and that the American Academy of Family Physicians oppose legislation limiting medical ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 213 (California A) - Increasing Family-Centeredness at AAFP Meetings -- ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) adjusts its recommendations regarding children at AAFP meetings from out of consideration for others, please do not bring children to CME events to AAFP supports families. Please use your best judgment regarding ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 207 (California B) - Requiring Gender Pronouns on Nametags at all AAFP ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) require all individuals to identify their preferred pronouns upon event registration, with the option to opt-out, to be printed on name badges at all AAFP-sponsored events and conferences starting in 2020.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 404 (California C) - Mifepristone Use in Early Pregnancy Loss Management...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians support the safety and efficacy of mifepristone as the most evidence-based care for medical management of EPL, and be it further that the American Academy of Family Physicians reaffirm its efforts to overturn ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 515 (California E) - Paid Parental Leave Policy -- Congress of Delegates

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians support policies that provide employees with reasonable job security, wage replacement, and continued availability of health plan benefits in the event leave by an employee becomes necessary due to documented medical ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 421 (California D) - Decriminalization of Abortion Provision -- Congress...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians adopt policy opposing the criminalization of physicians providing abortion care.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 422 (California F) - Improve Access to Health Care for Formerly ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians support efforts to improve access to health care for formerly incarcerated persons following their release.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 513 (Co-Sponsored D) - Medicare for Pay -- Congress of Delegates

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians actively support legislation to offer individuals aged 55 to 64 the option to buy into Medicare, That legislation to offer individuals aged 55 to 64 the option to buy into Medicare be compliant with the previously ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/resolutions2/co-sponsored-d.mem.html

Resolution No. 602 (Co-Sponsored E) - Educational Category -- Congress of Delegates

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)add the CME category: Health Care Systems, Health Care Economics, and Health Care Policy to help facilitate the development of online educational materials and facilitate CME lectures at National Conference of ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/resolutions2/co-sponsored-e.mem.html

Resolution No. 402 (Co-Sponsored F) - The Environment and Human Health -- Congress of ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) work with other medical groups to strategize how to influence relevant governmental regulatory bodies to investigate public safety of common pesticides and herbicides, and publish a joint statement with other ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/resolutions2/co-sponsored-f.mem.html

Resolution No. 205 (Co-Sponsored G) - Adopt a No Policy Policy -- Congress of Delegates

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) put member unity ahead of taking sides by developing a process for chapters or membership to bring forth to the Congress of Delegates (COD) resolutions, topics, or policies that they consider to be based on ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/resolutions2/co-sponsored-g.mem.html

Resolution No. 607 (Colorado A) - Family Medicine Residency Closure -- Congress of ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians Physicians request that the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) expand and alter the ABFM definition of hardship to create a new category of program, rather than individual resident hardship, that defines a ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 401 (Co-Sponsored B) - Tar Wars and Vaping -- Congress of Delegates

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians expand the anti-vaping and e-cigarette information included in the Tar Wars program to prevent vaping from erasing years of progress Tar Wars has made in curbing youth tobacco use, and annually update their Tar Wars ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 212 (Co-Sponsored C) - Divestment From Companies Producing Fossil Fuels ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) work in a timely, incremental, and fiscally responsible manner, to the extent allowed by their legal and fiduciary duties, to reach a de minimis level of financial investment and/or relationship (divestment) with...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 503 (Co-Sponsored A) - Data Completeness and Family Medicine -- Congress...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians direct its advocacy team to work with the National Academy for State Health Policy, the All-Payer Claims Database Council, the National Association of Health Data Organizations, and other interested organizations to ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 608 (Florida A) - ABFM FMCLA Inconsistent with ABMS Vision Report ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians officially recognize the American Board of Family Medicine’s (ABFM) Family Medicine Certification Longitudinal Assessment (FMCLA) to be a summative assessment process, not a formative assessment process, therefore ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 216 (Hawaii A) - Native Cultural Blessing at Annual AAFP COD -- Congress...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) work with the host chapter of the city the Congress of Delegates (COD) will be in to identify and invite native people of that region to provide a native blessing at the start of each COD

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 308 (Illinois C) - Relationship of Non-Physician Practitioners to ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) reaffirm that non-physician practitioners are not the clinical equivalent of a residency-trained board-certified family physician, and oppose non-physician practitioners determining credentialing or privileging ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 306 (Illinois D) - EMR as a Condition of ACO Participation -- Congress ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) oppose a requirement to use a specific electronic medical record as a condition of Accountable Care Organizations’ participation will send an open letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 424 (Illinois B) - Family Medicine's Role in Addressing and Preventing ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) develop a toolkit of resources to raise awareness of family medicine's role in addressing and preventing sexual harassment, including resources for the AAFP members affected by sexual harassment and resources to ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 217 (Illinois E) - Hospitality Financing For AAFP Candidates -- Congress...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that chapter contribution of $2,500 for the Candidates’ Hospitality Event be borne by the American Academy of Family Physicians and not by individual chapters running candidates.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 206 (Indiana A) - AAFP Committee on Ethics -- Congress of Delegates

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) create an Ethics committee.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 428 (Late A) - Public Health Should Apply to All -- Congress of Delegates

Nov 5, 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/resolutions2/lateres-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 521 (Late B) - AAFP Position on Medical Aid in Dying/Physician Assisted ...

Nov 5, 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/resolutions2/lateres-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 510 (Kansas A) - MAID/PAS Language of Choice -- Congress of Delegates

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians no longer reject the use of the phrases physician-assisted suicide and assisted suicide in formal statements or documents.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 522 (Late C) - Addressing the Crisis of Youth Vaping -- Congress of ...

Nov 5, 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/resolutions2/lateres-c.mem.html

Resolution No. 523 (Late D) - Medicare Advantage Inequity in Puerto Rico -- Congress of...

Nov 5, 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/resolutions2/lateres-d.mem.html

Resolution No. 520 (Member A) - Development of National Bureau for Gun Safety -- ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) support legislation creating a National Bureau for Gun Safety to lead a multidisciplinary, multifaceted campaign to reduce firearm injury and deaths based on proven public-health practices, employing sound ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 511 (Michigan A) - AAFP Should Not be Prohibited from Using Accurate ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians avoid the use of vague and euphemistic terms when referring to lethal medications prescribed with the intention of ending a patient’s life and not prohibit use of the phrases physician assisted suicide and assisted ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 414 (Michigan B) - Affirming the Safety and Legality of Abortion -- ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians affirm the legality of Roe vs. Wade, support of the legality of medical abortion, partner with American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists in position papers to preserve access to safe and legal abortion across ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 406 (Michigan C) - Mifepristone Use in Management of Early Pregnancy ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians support the safety and efficacy of mifepristone as the most evidence-based care for medical management of early pregnancy loss, and Physicians reaffirm its efforts to overturn restrictions on the prescribing of ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 419 (Michigan D) - Oppose Criminalization of Physicians Providing ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians will publicly and actively oppose any law that would criminalize physicians for providing abortion care.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 611 (Michigan E) - AAFP to Encourage New and Existing Clinical ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians encourage existing and starting new clinical behavioral health fellowships for family medicine physicians.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 409 (Minnesota A) - Impact of Social Media -- Congress of Delegates

Nov 5, 2019 - Congress of Delegates bring forward this resolution for national debate and action.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 426 (Minnesota C) - Denounce Race-Based Medicine -- Congress of Delegates

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) RESOLVED, That the American Academy of Family Physicians end the practice of using race as a proxy for biology or genetics in their educational events and literature, and require race be explicitly characterized ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 403 (Minnesota B) - Health in All Policy Development -- Congress of ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)develop a formal policy entitled Health in All Policies (HiAP), where Health in All Policies is a collaborative approach to improving the health of all people by incorporating health considerations into ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 502 (Mississippi A) - Payment by Health Insurers for Medically Necessary...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) advocate through legislative and/or regulatory efforts to ensure payment of medically necessary covered benefits by health insurers such as prescriptions, diagnostic tests, and therapies by a duly licensed ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 416 (Minnesota D) - Oppose Criminalization of Physicians Providing ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) publicly oppose any law which would criminalize physicians for providing abortion care.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 201 (Missouri A) - Survey AAFP Members on Legislative and Regulatory ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) survey its active members every 3 years on advocacy and regulatory issues to allow for a comprehensive assessment of member opinions to guide and direct the strategic plan and efforts of the AAFP, and that the ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 505 (Missouri B) - Eliminating Barriers in Rural Communities for Cardiac...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) request the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, National Coverage Determination for Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs rules be modified to allow for cardiac rehabilitation programs in rural counties to ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 211 (Nebraska A) - AAFP Call to Action -- Congress of Delegates

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) devote the time and financial resources necessary to develop a campaign and formally address these concerning and misleading advertisements, to include AAFP media presence in print, online, social media, and ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 501 (Nevada A) - Interstate Medical Licensure Compact -- Congress of ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) formally support the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact and encourage the AAFP chapters to advocate for adoption by state legislatures.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 303 (New Jersey A) - Insurance Coverage for Acupuncture Treatment for ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks the American Academy of Family Physicians create policy supporting wide-spread insurance coverage of acupuncture for pain control when ordered by a licensed medical provider, and support legislation mandating insurance coverage for acupuncture for treatment of ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 508 (New Jersey B) - Pharmacy Formularies -- Congress of Delegates

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks the American Academy of Family Physicians pursue legislation and/or regulation in New Jersey requiring that all generic medications in a class should be in a plan’s formulary, pursue legislation and/or regulation requiring that all pharmacy benefits managers ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 304 (New Jersey C) - Insurance Plan Participation Linked to Hospital ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians develop a policy against health insurance companies privileging doctors based on their hospital privileges and hospital letter of recommendations, open communications with the major health insurance companies to discuss...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 305 (New Jersey D) - Scope of Care in the Hospital Setting -- Congress ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians petition the American Hospital Association to create a policy stating that member hospitals remove undue barriers and restrictions of admitting privileges to hospitals and intensive care units for independent qualified ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 413 (New Jersey F) - Affirming the Safety and Legality of Abortion -- ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians affirm the legality of Roe vs. Wade in the form of a policy statement, partner with the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology in position papers to defend access to safe and legal abortion across the US, and ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 418 (New Jersey E) - Oppose Criminalization of Physicians Providing ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians publicly oppose any law which would criminalize physicians for providing abortion care.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 512 (New Jersey G) - Prompt Discharge Summaries for Medicare Patients --...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians petition the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to re-evaluate its current policy on the time requirements for discharge summaries and petition the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to require hospitals...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 407 (New Mexico A) - Family Separation -- Congress of Delegates

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians to condemn in the strongest terms possible, the current U.S. policies of separating families seeking asylum, incarcerating families in substandard conditions and with inadequate age appropriate food and access to water ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 606 (New York A) - Oppose Racism in Medicine -- Congress of Delegates

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) ask that the Liaison Committee for Medical Education to add race to its existing Cultural Competence and Health Care Disparities section 7.6 of their Functions and Structure of a Medical School Standards for ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/resolutions2/newyork-a.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. 412 (New York C) - Affirming the Safety and Legality of Abortion -- ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)affirm the legality of Roe v. Wade and issue a policy statement so declaring, partner with related stakeholders in position papers to defend access to safe and legal abortion services across the U.S., and support ...

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

Resolution No. 507 (New York B) - Support Breastfeeding Mothers in the Workplace -- ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)advocate for policies supporting the enforcement of legislation that supports the ability of working mothers to breastfeed, and advocate for additional legislation that supports the ability of working mothers to ...

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

Resolution No. 405 (New York D) - Mifepristone Use in Early Pregnancy Loss (EPL) ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) promote the use of mifepristone for medical management of early pregnancy loss, reaffirms its efforts to overturn restrictions on the prescribing of mifepristone, especially in light of data supporting its use in...

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

Resolution No. 215 (New York E) - Increasing Family-Centeredness at AAFP Meetings -- ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) provide an on-site play area for children and their caregivers at AAFP Family Medicine Experience and Congress of Delegates, provide on-site child care services at AAFP Family Medicine Experience and Congress of ...

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

Resolution No. 209 (New York G) - Facilitating Gender Pronouns on Name Tags and ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) allow registrants for AAFP-sponsored events and conferences to determine if/how they want their gender to be identified on printed name badges, and make gender pronouns an option on all AAFP electronic and ...

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

Resolution No. 417 (New York F) - Oppose Criminalization of Physicians Providing ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) publicly oppose any law which would criminalize physicians for providing abortion care.

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

Resolution No. 516 (New York H) - Single Payer to Be the Preferred System of Healthcare...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)affirm that single payer will be the preferred option of the AAFP in its support of health care system reform.

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

Resolution No. 518 (New York I) - Insurance Coverage Must Equate to Access to Care -- ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) prioritize supporting a system of health care in which coverage equates to access to comprehensive healthcare including a medical home.

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

Resolution No. 603 (New York J) - Addition of a New CME Category Health Care Systems, ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) add the CME category: Health Care Systems, Health Care Economics, and Health Care Policy to help facilitate the development of online educational materials and facilitate CME lectures at the National Conference ...

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

Resolution No. 517 (New York K) - Collective Bargaining as an Integral Part of Single ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) support the right of physicians to organize and bargain collectively in any health care system reform plans which it recommends for consideration by policymakers.

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

Resolution No. 425 (New York M) - Addressing Stealthing as a Form of Sexual Assault -- ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) develop a policy defining sexual assault and include non-consensual condom removal as part of that definition and support legislative efforts that include non-consensual condom removal as a form of sexual assault.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 427 (New York N) - Eliminate Race-Based Medicine -- Congress of Delegates

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) oppose the use of race /ethnicity as a proxy for biology or genetics in clinical evaluation and management guidelines, and that identifies race as a social construct, support members in critically evaluating ...

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

Resolution No. 610 (New York O) - Applied Education in Billing and Coding in Family ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) offer applied education in billing and coding to family medicine residents, include in the next update of the AAFP practice management curriculum guidelines that residency annual billing and coding workshops ...

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

Resolution No. 519 (New York P) - Policy Related to the Exchange of Sex for Money or ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)support legislation that decriminalizes people who are solicited for sex or sexual activities in exchange for money or goods, support legislation that provides resources and support for those choosing to exit the ...

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

Resolution No. 302 (Ohio A) - Contraception Coverage as Part of Minimum Benefits ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)support ensuring coverage of all Food and Drug Administration-approved contraceptive drugs, devices, and products as well as voluntary sterilization procedures by private and public entities as part of a minimum ...

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

Resolution No. 609 (Ohio B) - Expand ACGME Core Faculty Member Requirements -- Congress...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) write a letter to the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education encouraging them to expand core faculty requirements for inpatient pediatrics and/or obstetrics such that these requirements could be ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 214 (Oregon A) - Increasing Family-Centeredness at AAFP Meetings -- ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) ) adjusts its recommendations regarding children at AAFP meetings from Out of consideration for others, please do not bring children to CME events to AAFP supports families. Please use your best judgment ...

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

Resolution No. 420 (Oregon C) - Decriminalization of Abortion Provision -- Congress of ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) oppose legislation that targets family doctors who provide abortion services, and that the American Academy of Family Physicians issue a position paper against the practice of criminalizing physicians for ...

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

Resolution No. 208 (Oregon B) - Making Space for Gender Pronouns on Nametags at all ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) ) include gender pronouns in all AAFP-sponsored event and conference registrations starting in 2020, with an opt-out option for individuals who do not wish to have gender pronouns included on their name badges.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 506 (Oregon D) - Support for Breastfeeding Mothers in the Workplace -- ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) support the enforcement of current law as well as additional legislation that supports the ability of working mothers to breastfeed.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 204 (Tennessee A) - Electronic Voting and Appropriate Transparency to ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians utilize electronic voting for all resolutions brought before the AAFP Congress of Delegates not considered on a consent calendar beginning with the 2020 Congress of Delegates, and that in an effort to provide ...

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

Resolution No. 423 (Texas A) - End the Corporal Punishment of Children -- Congress of ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) oppose the use of corporal punishment of children in all settings, and that the American Academy of Family Physicians gather and make available on their website, patient education materials for family physicians ...

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

Resolution No. 202 (Texas B) - Executive Membership Category -- Congress of Delegates

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) create a membership category for family physicians in executive leadership positions with no patient care duties considering the following eligibility, requirements, and privileges.

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

Resolution No. 605 (Texas C) - AAFP Membership CME Requirement -- Congress of Delegates

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) study whether the current continuing medical education requirement for active membership be maintained and report back to the 2020 AAFP Congress of Delegates.

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

Resolution No. 604 (Utah A) - Providing Financial Incentives to Encourage Graduating ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) advocate that, under a minimum monthly payment plan, the remaining balance for each 1 year of federal medical student loans be forgiven for every 2 years of full-time work in a primary care position within the ...

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

Resolution No. 601 (Utah B) - Promotion of Chapter CME Events -- Congress of Delegates

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) take an active role in helping chapters to cross promote continuing medical education (CME) events by providing an online listing of all chapter-sponsored CME events, and send a list of all scheduled continuing ...

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

Resolution No. 415 (Vermont A) - Vermont A - Affirming the Safety and Legality of ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians to endorse the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists position paper of 2014 to defend access to safe and legal abortion across the US, and contribute to increased access to first trimester abortion by ...

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

Resolution No. 514 (Virginia A) - Colonoscopy Screening -- Congress of Delegates

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians to lobby the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to correct the practice of changing a screening colonoscopy to a diagnostic colonoscopy if a polyp or lesion is found, therefore, encouraging the participation of ...

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

Resolution No. 301 (Virginia B) - Reducing the Administration Burden and Misuse of ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians to request regional and national pharmacy chains to do the following: • Allow local pharmacists to make permanent changes to their corporate database and not be overwritten by the main servers that continually change ...

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

Resolution No. 411 (Washington B) - Assuring the Availability of Abortion -- Congress ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the AAFP to release a policy statement protecting a person’s ability to access abortion services as demonstrated by Roe vs. Wade and their decision to have an abortion between themselves and their provider, partner with other medical organizations, such as the ...

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

Resolution No. 203 (Washington C) - Allying with Osteopathic Family Physicians -- ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the AAFP and ACOFP partner around a common pathway to AAFP state chapter membership for ACOFP members in those states without a constituent state ACOFP chapter.

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

Resolution No. 410 (Washington A) - Promoting Access to Abortion Care by Supporting ...

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) support all clinicians who are trained in providing medication and first trimester aspiration abortions.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

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