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AAFP Joins Four Other Medical Organizations Calling on Congress to Fully Fund Response ...

May 26, 2016 - The American Academy of Family Physicians joined three other medical organizations calling on the leaders of Congress to immediately pass legislation that would provide the greatest possible amount of funding for research, prevention, control and treatment of Zika.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2016/fund-zika-response-05262016.html

AAFP Joins Global Efforts to Curb Antibiotic Resistance

Nov 16, 2015 - AAFP observes Get Smart About Antibiotics Week 2015.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2015/Antibiotics-Week-2015.html

AAFP Joins Health Care Transformation Task Force

Sep 1, 2015 - An alliance of private sector leaders is spearheading adoption of value-based payment models.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2015/Health-Care-Transformation-Task-Force.html

AAFP Joins National Effort to Fight Prescription Drug Abuse

Oct 21, 2015 - The AAFP announced new efforts to address the prescription drug abuse and heroin epidemic.

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AAFP Launches Consumer Alliance With 1st Partner: The Coca-Cola Company

Oct 6, 2009 - The American Academy of Family Physicians today announced the Consumer Alliance, a new corporate partnership program, with its first alliance partner, The Coca-Cola Company.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2009/consumeralliance-cocacola.html

AAFP Launches Grass-Roots Outreach to Urge Repeal of Medicare’s Flawed Payment Formula

Sep 29, 2011 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - The American Academy of Family Physicians has launched a national grass-roots campaign urging the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction to repeal the sustainable growth rate formula that determines Medicare physician payment. The campaign is part of the AAFP’s ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2011/grass-roots-outreach-repeal-medicare-payment.html

AAFP Looks Forward to Working with 114th Congress

Nov 5, 2014 - We look forward to working with the new Congress as they address the important health issues that face America.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/Congress_114_statement.html

AAFP Maintains Strong Stance in Support of Immunizations Across the Lifespan

Jun 2, 2016 - AAFP supports immunizations across lifespan

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AAFP Member, University of Missouri Family Physician Michael LeFevre Assumes Role as ...

Apr 2, 2014 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has announced that family physician Michael LeFevre, MD, a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, is its new chair.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/micheal-lefevre-ustspf-chair.html

AAFP Names 2014-2015 Board of Directors

Oct 22, 2014 - - The American Academy of Family Physicians held elections for its board of directors this week at its annual meeting. The board of directors advocate on behalf of family physicians and patients nationwide to inspire positive change in the U.S. health care system. The AAFP represents ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/elections-board-of-directors.html

AAFP Names 2015-2016 Board of Directors

Sep 30, 2015 - AAFP Names 2015-2016 Board of Directors

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AAFP Names 2016–2017 Board of Directors

Sep 21, 2016 - AAFP Names 2016-2017 Board of Directors

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AAFP Names 2017–2018 Board of Directors

Sep 13, 2017 - AAFP Names 2017-2018 Board of Directors

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AAFP Names 2018–2019 Board of Directors

Oct 10, 2018 - AAFP Names 2018-2019 Board of Directors

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AAFP Names Bellinda Schoof Director of Health of the Public and Science

Nov 26, 2013 - AAFP Names Bellinda Schoof Director of Health of the Public and Science

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AAFP Names Medical Students To National Leadership Positions

Feb 3, 2014 - Six of the nation’s top medical students have been named national and regional coordinators of the American Academy of Family Physicians Family Medicine Interest Group network. The six will serve as consultants for the FMIGs on medical school campuses throughout the United States.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/aafp-names-medical-students-to-national-leadership-positions.html

AAFP Names Top Family Physician Advocates

Oct 24, 2014 - The American Academy of Family Physicians announced the recipients of its most prestigious awards this week at its annual meeting. Six family physicians from across the nation were recognized for their outstanding contributions to family medicine and the health of the public. Each of ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/awards.html

AAFP Names Top Physician, Education and Humanitarian Advocates

Oct 12, 2018 - AAFP Names Top Physician, Education and Humanitarian Advocates

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AAFP Names Top Physician, Education and Humanitarian Advocates

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AAFP Names Top Physician, Humanitarian and Education Advocates

Sep 23, 2016 - Awards, FPOY, Family Physician of the Year, Humanitarian Award, Robert Graham Physician Excecutive Award, Thomas . Johnson Award

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2016/awards-smith-turkal-beasley-gaus.html

AAFP Names Top Physician, Humanitarian and Public Health Advocates

Oct 1, 2015 - AAFP Names Top Physician, Humanitarian and Public Health Advocates

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AAFP Partners with NFL Foundation on Concussion Awareness

Jul 9, 2015 - The American Academy of Family Physicians today announced an educational partnership with the National Football League Foundation to deliver concussion-related safety and assessment tools to family physicians, their patients and the general public.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2015/AAFP-NFL-partnership.html

AAFP Pleased with FDA Final Rule to Regulate E-Cigarettes

May 6, 2016 - AAFP Pleased with FDA Final Rule to Regulate E-Cigarettes

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/kits/wanda-filer-e-cigarettes.html

AAFP Praises Bill that Prevents Medicaid Payment Cuts, Calls for Action on Ensuring ...

Nov 24, 2014 - More than 62 million Americans, particularly women and children, rely on the U.S. House and Senate passing the ‘Ensuring Access to Primary Care for Women and Children Act,’ recently introduced in the Senate by U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and now introduced by U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/medicaid-ensuring-access-to-primary-care-for-women-children-act.html

AAFP Praises Call for Much-Needed GAO Report on Graduate Medical Education

Aug 10, 2015 - Reps. Kevin Brady’s and Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ request that the Government Accountability Office study and report on graduate medical education financing is a vital first step towards ensuring that federal tax dollars are invested in producing a physician workforce that meets the ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2015/statement-gao-report-medical-education.html

AAFP Praises Fix Gun Checks Act

Jun 17, 2016 - AAFP Praises Fix Gun Checks Act

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AAFP Praises Legislation to Repeal SGR, Stabilize Medicare

Mar 20, 2015 - The American Academy of Family Physicians applauds the SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2015 (H.R. 1470).

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2015/SGR-repeal.html

AAFP President Jeffrey Cain, MD, Named One of 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare

Aug 27, 2013 - Jeffrey Cain, MD, president of the American Academy of Family Physicians, has been named one of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare for 2013 by Modern Healthcare. The award honors individuals in health care who are deemed by their peers and an expert panel to be the most ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2013/modern-healthcare-100-most-influential-cain.html

AAFP President Outlines Health Policies to Ensure Affordable, Accessible Health Care

Nov 9, 2016 - Family Medicine Ready to Work with New Administration

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2016/letter-to-trump-transition-team.html

AAFP Primary Care Valuation Task Force Members

Jul 20, 2011 - Bios for the American Academy of Family Physicians' Primary Care Valuation Task Force.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2011/primary-care-valuation-task-force/primary-care-valuation-task-force-bios.html

AAFP Program of Excellence Awards Recognize 16 Family Medicine Interest Groups

Jul 6, 2012 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - The Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) at the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine is one of 16 winners of the American Academy of Family Physicians 2012 Program of Excellence Awards for its outstanding activities in generating interest in family ...

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AAFP Program of Excellence Awards Recognize 16 Family Medicine Interest Groups

Jun 27, 2011 - The American Academy of Family Physicians has named 16 medical school Family Medicine Interest Groups as the 2011 Program of Excellence Award winners for their outstanding activities in generating interest in family medicine

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2011/fmig-poe.html

AAFP Program of Excellence Awards Recognize 17 Family Medicine Interest Groups

Jul 5, 2016 - AAFP Program of Excellence Awards Recognize 17 Family Medicine Interest Groups

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2016/aafp-program-of-excellence-awards-20161.html

AAFP Program of Excellence Awards Recognize 17 Family Medicine Interest Groups

Jun 28, 2013 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - The American Academy of Family Physicians has named 17 medical school Family Medicine Interest Groups as winners of the 2013 Program of Excellence Award for their outstanding activities in generating interest in family medicine.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2013/fmig-2013-excellece-awards.html

AAFP Program of Excellence Awards Recognize 18 Family Medicine Interest Groups

Aug 3, 2018 - AAFP Program of Excellence Awards Recognize 18 Family Medicine Interest Groups

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2018/aafp-program-of-excellence-awards-recognize-18-family-medicine-interest-groups.html

AAFP Program of Excellence Awards Recognize 18 Family Medicine Interest Groups

Jun 26, 2014 - The American Academy of Family Physicians has named 18 medical school Family Medicine Interest Groups as the 2014 Program of Excellence Award winners for their outstanding activities in generating interest in family medicine.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/FMIG-Excellence-Awards.html

AAFP Program of Excellence Awards Recognize 19 Family Medicine Interest Groups

Jun 30, 2015 - The American Academy of Family Physicians has named 19 medical school Family Medicine Interest Groups as the 2015 Program of Excellence Award winners for their outstanding activities in generating interest in family medicine.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2015/release-program-of-excellence-awards.html

AAFP Reaffirms Antidiscrimination Policy with Vote on Transgender Equality

Sep 20, 2016 - AAFP Reaffirms Antidiscrimination Policy with Vote on Transgender Equality

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2016/transgender-equality.html

AAFP Recommends Policies to Reform the Nation's Graduate Medical Education System

Sep 15, 2014 - The nation’s graduate medical education system, established in 1965, is not designed or functioning in a manner capable of meeting the education and training needs of the next generation of physicians, according to a proposal set out today by the American Academy of Family Physicians.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/gme-policies-release.html

AAFP Response to Administration’s CDC Directive

Dec 16, 2017 -

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AAFP Rolls Out Resources for National Minority Health Month

Mar 29, 2018 - AAFP Rolls Out Resources for National Minority Health Month

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AAFP Sends Recommendations on Implementing New Payment System to CMS

Apr 20, 2016 - AAFP Sends Recommendations on Implementing New Payment System to CMS

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2016/recommendations-on-implementing-new-payment-system-to-cms.html

AAFP Statement: — One-Month Reprieve From Medicare Physician Pay Cut Is Only First Step...

Nov 30, 2010 - The American Academy of Family Physicians appreciates the Senate and House votes to avert the 23 percent Medicare physician pay cut that - without pre-emptive action - would have occurred Dec. 1.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2010/medicare-paycut-reprieve.html

AAFP Statement: 12-month Medicare Payment Extension Sets the Stage for Permanent Solution

Dec 9, 2010 - Medicare beneficiaries can breathe a bit easier - at least for one year - about access to physicians, thanks to Congress’ passage of a one-year extension of the Medicare physician payment rates.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2010/medicare-physicianpayment-sgr.html

AAFP Statement: 2009 Resident Match Results Sharpen Focus on Family Physician Shortage,...

Mar 19, 2009 - If America is to right the ship of health care and turn it toward a system of higher quality, improved efficiency, better outcomes, less cost, and decreased geographic and ethnic disparity, it must increase the number of primary care physicians. We cannot meet that goal without ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2009/2009-resident-match-results-sharpen-focus-on-family-physician-shortage.html

AAFP Statement: 2012 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Reflects Flawed SGR Formula

Nov 2, 2011 - Medicare beneficiaries and the physicians who treat them will feel the brunt of the final 2012 Medicare physician fee schedule released yesterday. Since Congress has not yet addressed the physician payment cuts that are scheduled to take effect January 1, 2012, the Centers for Medicare ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2011/2012-medicare-physician-fee-schedule.html

AAFP Statement: 2013 Fee Schedule Should Focus Congressional Sights on Permanent ...

Nov 1, 2012 - With the release of the final 2013 Medicare physician fee schedule, CMS confirmed that - short of immediate Congressional action - Medicare payment for needed medical care services will be slashed by 26.5 percent. The 2013 schedule once again focuses a bright light on the dysfunctional ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2012/medicare-fee-schedule.html

AAFP Statement: 2014 Proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

Jul 9, 2013 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - If the United States is going to achieve meaningful health system reform, we must have meaningful Medicare physician payment reform.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2013/release-statement.html

AAFP Statement: 30-day Extension Will Not Resolve Medicare Physician Payment Issue

Jul 7, 2008 - The American Academy of Family Physicians does not support a 30-day stop-gap measure that would freeze Medicare physician payment at the level paid before July 1.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/kits/medicare-physicianpayment-cut.html

AAFP Statement: AAFP Applauds Confirmation of Kathleen Sebelius as HHS Secretary

Apr 28, 2009 - The American Academy of Family Physicians congratulates Kathleen Sebelius on her confirmation as secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2009/sebelius-hhssecretary.html

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