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Congress Must Reauthorize CHIP, Vital Health Programs

Jan 17, 2018 - Congress Must Reauthorize CHIP, Vital Health Programs

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2018/congress-must-reauthorize-chip-vital-health-programs.html

Continued Uptick in Students Choosing Family Medicine Welcome, But More Growth Needed ...

Mar 17, 2017 - Continued Uptick in Students Choosing Family Medicine Welcome, But More Growth Needed to Fill the Primary Care Physician Pipeline

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2017/match-2017.html

Court Ruling Threatens Health Coverage for Millions

Dec 15, 2018 - Court Ruling Threatens Health Coverage for Millions

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2018/court-ruling-threatens-health-coverage-for-millions.html

Dallas/Fort Worth-area Family Physician Receives Public Health Award at American ...

Sep 29, 2010 - Tamra K. Deuser, M.D., a family physician from Flower Mound, Texas, was awarded the 2010 Public Health Award by the American Academy of Family Physicians at its annual meeting in Denver. The AAFP’s Public Health Award recognizes individuals who have made or are making extraordinary ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2010/award-publichealth-deuser.html

Daniel Ostergaard, MD, Receives National Honor from American Academy of Family Physicians

Sep 25, 2013 - SAN DIEGO - Daniel Ostergaard, MD, a family physician in Olathe, Kan., was awarded the 2013 Thomas W. Johnson Award by the American Academy of Family Physicians at its annual meeting here.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2013/ostergaard-thomas-johnson-award.html

Data Show U.S. Medical Schools Failing To Produce the Primary Care Physician Workforce ...

Oct 28, 2015 - Medical Schools Failing To Produce Primary Care Workforce Needed

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2015/medical-schools-failing-to-produce-primary-care-physician-workforce-nation-needs.html

David P. Gaus, MD, MPH, Receives National Honor From American Academy of Family Physicians

Sep 21, 2016 - David P. Gaus, MD, MPH, Receives Humanitarian Award from AAFP

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2016/humanitarian-award-gaus.html

Delaware Physician Elected to the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Family ...

Oct 17, 2012 - Rebecca Jaffe, MD, MPH, FAAFP, a family physician in Wilmington, Del., has been elected to the board of directors of the American Academy of Family Physicians. The AAFP represents 105,900 physicians and medical students nationwide. Jaffe was elected to a three-year term by the AAFP’s ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2012/jaffe-board-of-directors.html

Diana Tucci Named Regional Coordinator for National Medical Student Network

Feb 2, 2012 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - Diana Tucci, a third-year student at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, has been elected to a second term as a regional coordinator for the American Academy of Family Physicians National Family Medicine Interest Group Network. As a coordinator, Tucci will ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2012/fmig-tucci.html

Diana Tucci Named Regional Coordinator for National Medical Student Network

Mar 17, 2011 - Diana Tucci of Pittsburgh., a second-year student at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, has been named a regional coordinator for the American Academy of Family Physicians National Family Medicine Interest Group Network. As a coordinator, Tucci will serve as a consultant ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2011/diana-tucci.html

Diverse Valuation Task Force Calls for Immediate Improvement in Primary Care Payment

Aug 23, 2011 - Immediate improvement in payment for primary care medical services got strong support from business, patient, health plan and medical organizations today when the American Academy of Family Physicians’ Primary Care Valuation Task Force convened for its inaugural meeting.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2011/diversevaluation-taskforce.html

Don’t Undermine Objectivity, Research Focus of USPSTF, AAFP President Tells Energy and ...

Nov 30, 2016 - AAFP President Says Do Not Undermine Objectivity, Research Focus of USPSTF

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2016/do-not-undermine-objectivity-research-focus-of-uspstf-aafp-president-tells-energy-commerce-subcommittee.html

Don’t Wait for the Flu to Hit: Prevention is Key

Jul 1, 2018 - Don’t Wait for the Flu to Hit: Prevention is Key

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2018/flu-release-July2018.html

Donna Payne Joins TransforMED as Chief Operating Officer

Nov 24, 2009 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - TransforMED, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the American Academy of Family Physicians, today announced Donna Payne, FACHE, will serve as the company’s chief operating officer. As COO, Payne will be responsible for ensuring TransforMED is positioned for continued growth and...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2009/transformed-donna-payne.html

Dr. Russell Kohl Named Chief Medical Officer of TransforMED

Sep 29, 2014 - Russell Kohl, MD, FAAFP, has been named chief medical officer of TransforMED effective immediately.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/kohl-cmo-transformed.html

Drexel University College of Medicine Student Elected to Board of Directors of the ...

Sep 29, 2010 - - Kevin Bernstein, MS, a student at Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, has been elected to the board of the directors of the American Academy of Family Physicians. The AAFP represents 94,700 physicians and medical students nationwide. Bernstein was elected to a ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2010/bernstein-boardofdirectors.html

DrPay_2014

...Family Medicine $176,000 Pediatrics $181,000 Neurology $219,000 General Surgery $295,000 Dermatology $308,000 Radiology $340,000 Gastroenterology $348,000 Cardiology $351,000 Orthopedics $413,000 Source: Medscape Physician Compensation Report 2014 Median...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/media_center/charts-graphs/Doc-Pay-2014.pdf

Drugs and Disease Can’t Break Town’s Spirit, Family Physician Wins National Award for ...

Oct 11, 2018 - Drugs and Disease Can’t Break Town’s Spirit, Family Physician Wins National Award for Efforts to Heal Austin, Indiana

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2018/fpoy-cooke.html

Duke School of Medicine Student Named to Key Liaison Position For American Academy of ...

Feb 7, 2013 - Simon M. Tesfamariam, a third year student at Duke University School of Medicine, has been named the American Academy of Family Physicians student liaison to the Student National Medical Association

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

E:\BILLS\H3667.IH

...I 112TH CONGRESS 1ST SESSION H. R. 3667 To provide for a Medicare primary care graduate medical education pilot project in order to improve access to the primary care workforce. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES DECEMBER 14, 2011 Mrs. MCMORRIS RODGERS (for herself and Mr....

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/media_center/match/PC-Wkfce-Access-Bill-HR-3667.pdf

East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine Student Named Regional ...

Mar 6, 2017 - East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine Student Named Regional Coordinator of AAFP Family Medicine Interest Group

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2017/east-tennessee-state-university-quillen-college-of-medicine-student-named-regional-coordinator-of-aafp-family-medicine-interest-group.html

Effects-Of-Specialist-Supply-Starfield.pdf

...The Effects Of Specialist Supply On Populations’ Health: Assessing The Evidence The evidence suggests that populations do not necessarily benefit from an overabundance of specialists in a geographic area. by Barbara Starfield, Leiyu Shi, Atul Grover, and James Macinko...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/media_center/access-to-care/Effects-Of-Specialist-Supply-Starfield.pdf

Effort to Tie SGR Repeal to Unrelated Issues Threatens Access to Care for Elderly and ...

Mar 10, 2014 - The SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act is a bipartisan, bicameral effort to rectify a payment system that is both costly to the government and detrimental to the health security of elderly and disabled Americans. Failure to take advantage of this unique ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/SGR-threatens-elderly-diabled-americans.html

Electronic Health Records Benefit the Patient, the Physician, and the Medical Community

Oct 21, 2003 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - In a small- or medium-sized medical practice, an electronic health record (EHR) system is the central nervous system for clinical patient management.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/previous/ehr-october-21-2003.html

Emergency Ebola Funding is Basic Public Health Imperative

Nov 20, 2014 - Ensuring the safety of the American public depends on stopping the Ebola virus in its tracks. Without funding efforts to eradicate this deadly virus at its source and prepare for its presence within our borders, we run the risk of failing to implement basic public health standards.

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

Family Medicine Cares: JUUL and Other Electronic Nicotine Delivery Devices are Bad for ...

Aug 16, 2018 - Family Medicine Cares: JUUL and Other Electronic Nicotine Delivery Devices are Bad for Kids

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

Family Medicine Charts and Graphs

Jun 11, 2013 - AAFP has made these charts and graphs available for use by journalists to help illustrate the care delivered by family physicians.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/materials/charts.html

Family Medicine Disappointed HHS Doesn't Specify Role of Primary Care Services in ...

Dec 19, 2011 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - Family medicine physicians today expressed concern that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services chose not to guarantee primary care and preventive services be included as essential health benefits for state-based exchanges in 2014. Rather than establish a robust...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2011/preventive-services-state-exchanges.html

Family Medicine Gains 101 U.S. Medical School Graduates in 2010 Residency Match

Mar 18, 2010 - Family medicine residency training programs this year attracted 101 more U.S. medical school graduates to the specialty than in 2009, according to the National Residency Match Program results announced today. Known as the Match, the results show family medicine drew 1,184 U.S. graduates.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2010/match-2010.html

Family Medicine Gains 133 U.S. Medical School Graduates in 2011 Residency Match

Mar 17, 2011 - Family medicine residency training programs this year attracted 1,317 U.S. medical school graduates to the specialty - an increase of 133 over 2010 - according to the National Residency Matching Program results announced today.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2011/2011-residency-match.html

Family Medicine Launches Project to Transform Primary Care

Apr 3, 2006 - Press release from April 3, 2006, detailing the launch of the TransforMED project.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/kits/release-april3-2006.html

Family Medicine Practices Sought For National Tobacco Cessation Project

Mar 22, 2012 - The American Academy of Family Physicians is recruiting 50 family medicine practices for its Office Champions Tobacco Cessation National Dissemination Project. During the year-long project, practices will integrate tobacco cessation system changes and activities into daily office ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2012/office-champions-national.html

Family Medicine Residencies Aim to Improve Immunization Rates in Seniors This Flu Season

Oct 24, 2016 - Family Medicine Residencies Aim to Improve Immunization Rates in Seniors This Flu Season

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2016/aafp-foundation-immunizationawards2016.html

Family Medicine Residency Childhood Obesity Projects

Jun 11, 2013 - Learn about the family medicine's and the AAFP's efforts to combat the childhood obesity epidemic.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/kits/child-obesity.html

Family Medicine Residency Match Numbers Show Slight Increase

Mar 16, 2006 - March 16, 2006 news release, from the American Academy of Family Physicians.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/previous/06match.html

Family Medicine Residency Match Numbers Show Slight Increase

Mar 17, 2005 - March 17, 2005 news release.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/previous/matchnumbers.html

Family Medicine Residency Match Shows Slight Increase

Mar 18, 2004 - In a change from previous years, the number of medical students matching into family medicine residency positions has increased. Preliminary information from the annual National Resident Matching Program shows that 17 more family medicine residency positions were filled this year - ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/previous/familymedicineresidencymatch.html

Family Medicine Residency Programs Receive Support to Improve Influenza and ...

Jul 21, 2014 - The American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation announces grant winners.

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

Family Medicine Residency Programs Recognized for Improving Adult and Childhood ...

May 23, 2013 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - The American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 AAFP Foundation Pfizer Immunization Awards. These awards recognize family medicine residency programs for helping overcome barriers to immunization among both children and...

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

Family Medicine Residency Programs Recognized for Improving Adult and Childhood ...

Jun 14, 2012 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - The American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation is excited to announce the 2012 AAFP Foundation Pfizer Immunization Award winners. These awards recognize family medicine residency programs for identifying and developing solutions to overcome barriers to childhood ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2012/2012-pfizer-immunization-awards.html

Family Medicine Residency Programs Recognized for Improving Childhood and Adult ...

Jun 15, 2011 - The American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation is excited to announce the 2011 AAFP Foundation Pfizer Immunization Award winners. These awards recognize family medicine residency programs which have achieved increased immunization rates in their communities through creative ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2011/2011-aafp-foundation-pfizer-immunization-awards.html

Family Medicine Residency Programs Recognized for Increasing Childhood Immunizations ...

Jun 24, 2010 - The American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the 2010 AAFP Foundation Pfizer Immunization Awards. These celebrated family medicine residency programs have achieved excellence in clinical practice by developing creative solutions that result ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2010/pfizer-immunization-awards.html

Family Medicine Residency Programs Recognized for Increasing Childhood Immunizations ...

Jul 21, 2009 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - The American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the 2009 AAFP Foundation Wyeth Immunization awards. These celebrated family medicine residency programs have achieved excellence in clinical practice by developing creative ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2009/wyeth-immunization-awards.html

Family Medicine Retrospective: Positions Offered and Filled and U.S. Seniors

...1991 65.0% 55.7% 1992 67.5% 56.2% 1993 77.3% 63.2% 1994 82.7% 66.7% 1995 87.1% 70.8% 1996 90.5% 72.6% 1997 89.1% 71.1% 1998 85.5% 66.2% 1999 82.6% 62.0% 2000 81.2% 57.2% 2001 76.3% 49.0% 2002 79.0% 47.4% 2003 76.2% 42.0% 2004 78.8% 41.5% 2005...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/media_center/charts-graphs/MatchRetrospective1991to2013.pdf

Family Medicine Surges in 2008 Match Results

Mar 20, 2008 - Medical students’ interest in family medicine surged in 2008, and evidence of that growth came Thursday when the National Resident Matching Program, or NRMP, announced the 2008 Match results.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/previous/match2008.html

Family Medicine Welcomes Primary Care Workforce Access Improvement Act

Dec 15, 2011 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - Family medicine educators and family physicians today hailed the introduction of the Primary Care Workforce Access Improvement Act of 2011 as an important step toward ensuring that Americans have access to needed health care in the future. The bipartisan legislation, ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2011/primary-care-workforce-access-improvement-act.html

Family Physician Shortage Could End With Targeted Policies that Value Primary Care

Mar 13, 2014 - The United States could end the shortage of family physicians by increasing family medicine residency training positions to 4,475 by 2025, according to the recently issued Family Physician Workforce Reform: Recommendations of the American Academy of Family Physicians. In order to reach ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/familiy-physician-shortage-end-value-primary-care.html

Family Physicians Alarmed by DOJ’s Request To Invalidate Affordable Care Act

Mar 27, 2019 - Family Physicians Alarmed by DOJ’s Request to Invalidate Affordable Care

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2019/dojaca.html

Family Physicians Applaud Flexibility in Transition to ICD-10

Jul 6, 2015 - The American Academy of Family Physicians applauds CMS for taking actions to ease the transition to ICD-10. Taken altogether, these provisions will enable family physicians to bill accurately, be paid appropriately, and provide continued access to care for patients.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2015/Statement-ICD10-Announcement.html

Family Physicians Applaud Introduction of Bill Reauthorizing Teaching Health Center ...

Jul 26, 2017 - Family Physicians Applaud Introduction of Bill Reauthorizing Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education Program

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2017/family-physicians-applaud-introduction-of-bill-reauthorizing-teaching-health-center-graduate-medical-education-program1.html

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