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ABMS Invites Comments on Proposed Revisions to MOC Standards

Oct 16, 2013 - You've worked hard to achieve and maintain your board certification. Now, you have a chance to influence what that process looks like going forward. The American Board of Family Medicine is reaching out to its 84,500-plus diplomates to let them know they have an opportunity to comment ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20131016mocstdscomments.html

Academic Family Medicine Groups Launch New Educational Research Resource

Jul 19, 2011 - As part of an ongoing effort to improve the quality of educational research, the AAFP's sister organizations that make up the Council of Academic Family Medicine, or CAFM, have launched a new resource for residents and faculty.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20110719cera.html

ACGME Pilot Project to Test Four-year Family Medicine Residency

Apr 27, 2012 - The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) recently issued a call for proposals for what has been dubbed the Family Medicine Length of Training Pilot. According to the ACGME, the purpose of the project is to gather information to help determine whether extending ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20120427acgmepilot.html

ACGME Releases Revised Common Program Requirements

Mar 15, 2017 - New residency program requirements from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education stress patient safety, care quality and physician well-being and return to the 24-hour cap for first-year residents.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20170315workcap.html

ACGME Study Highlights Impact of Potential Cuts to GME Funding

Nov 15, 2011 - As the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, known as the supercommittee, goes about its budget-trimming business in Washington, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, or ACGME, released the results of a survey aimed at assessing the impact that potential cuts ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20111115gmefunding.html

AIM-HI Grants to Fund Childhood Obesity Projects in Residencies

Aug 3, 2011 - Childhood obesity programs based on the fundamentals of the AAFP's Americans In Motion-Healthy Interventions, or AIM-HI, initiative are on track to be implemented in as many as 18 family medicine residency programs next year. The Academy is accepting applications for grants to help ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20110803aim-higrants.html

Allopathic, Osteopathic Medical Communities Announce Transition to Unified GME ...

Feb 28, 2014 - After many months of discussion and negotiation, leaders of the U.S. allopathic and osteopathic medical communities announced this week that they will transition to a single graduate medical education accreditation system.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20140228gmeaccredmerge.html

AMA to Study Aspects of Medical School Admissions, Encourage Earlier Clinical Experiences

Jun 29, 2011 - Delegates to the 2011 meeting of the AMA House of Delegates, June 18-22 in Chicago, turned their attention to a number of reports and resolutions that concerned medical students and residents. Among the various measures considered, delegates called for the AMA to examine the issue of ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20110629ama-med-ed.html

Apply Now for STFM Pilots Aimed at Improved Training

Jan 23, 2019 - Departments of family medicine have until Feb. 22 to apply for pilot projects aimed at improving student training at ambulatory care sites.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20190123stfmpilot.html

Are U.S. Medical Schools Overlooking Community College Grads?

Sep 10, 2014 - New research finds that students who attended community college after high school were less likely to gain entrance into medical school than students who studied at a community college during high school, after college graduation or never at all. Those same students were more likely to ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20140910commcollege.html

Attend National Health Service Corps Virtual Job Fair

Oct 16, 2015 - The National Health Service Corps will host a virtual job fair on Oct. 20 to connect qualified job seekers with available job opportunities.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20151016nhsc.html

Become a Family Medicine Discovers RapSDI Scholar

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

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

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

Best Project Winners Named in Emerging Leader Institute

Sep 18, 2018 - The winning projects from the third class of the Family Medicine Leads Emerging Leader Institute focused on the mental health of veterans, home births and high-quality care for the LGBTQ+ community.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20180918emergingleaders.html

Bill for Chronic Care Management, Boost Your Bottom Line

Apr 8, 2016 - A live webcast on April 20 will help physicians reap the benefits of payment for their expertise in managing patients with chronic conditions.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20160408ccmwebcast.html

Birth, Death, Hope and Money: Stories of Family Medicine

Aug 8, 2018 - A diverse panel of five family physicians offered students and residents their perspectives on family medicine -- stories of triumphant hope and success -- during the 2018 National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20180808nc-facesoffm.html

Bottom Line: Family Medicine Workforce is Growing Too Slowly

Oct 13, 2012 - Authors of an article in the October 2012 Family Medicine summed up their opinion of patient access to primary care in America in their opening paragraph: A crisis in access to first-contact, comprehensive and coordinated medical care is occurring in the United States, wrote the ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20121013matchreport.html

Building More Medical Schools Won't Solve Patient Access Issues

Nov 19, 2013 - Although total U.S. medical school enrollment increased nearly 23 percent between 2000 and 2010, many of those newly minted physicians won't choose primary care specialties and they won't settle in states with the most severe primary care shortages. Those issues are discussed in a new ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20131119rgcmedschoolstudy.html

California Wildfires Bring Out the Best in Family Medicine

Oct 25, 2017 - The recent wildfires in California affected two family medicine residencies in Santa Rosa, one a long-established program and the other just beginning interviews for its inaugural class in 2018.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20171025wildfires.html

Care for the Underserved, Interprofessional Learning Focus of Student-run Clinic

Apr 25, 2011 - For more than two months, medical and nursing students from Case Western Reserve University, or CWRU, in Cleveland have been training together as they provide primary care at a student-run clinic for the city's underserved.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20110425interproflearning.html

Chorus of Groups Urges Adoption of Competencies for Interprofessional Health Education

Jun 1, 2011 - Two reports from six national health professional education associations and three private foundations are urging that new competencies for interprofessional health education be adopted, along with action strategies to implement them in academic institutions across the country.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20110601interprofessionalcomps.html

CME, MC-FP Deadlines Approaching

Dec 7, 2012 - The Dec. 31 deadline to earn and report CME credits required for AAFP membership re-election is fast approaching. In addition, some family physicians are facing the deadline to complete the American Board of Family Medicine's (ABFM's) Maintenance of Certification for Family Physicians ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20121207cmedeadlines.html

COGME Report Focuses on Recommendations to Ensure Value in GME

Sep 18, 2013 - Graduate medical education in the United States needs an overhaul if it is to have any hope of keeping up with an aging population and a rapidly changing health care system, according to a recently released report from the Council on Graduate Medical Education. Ensuring value for ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20130918cogmereport.html

Community Colleges Hold Key to Family Medicine Diversity

Jul 18, 2018 - New research published in Annals of Family Medicine suggests that attending community college increases the odds that U.S. medical school graduates will choose family medicine.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20180718commcollege.html

Concerns About Duty Hour Reforms Increasing Patient Mortality Unfounded, Study Finds

Sep 4, 2013 - Authors of a research study designed to examine the long-term effects of the 2003 resident duty hour regulations on patient mortality found that the regulations, which were implemented by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, did not worsen patient mortality.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20130904dutyhoursstudy.html

Course Introduces U.S. Medical Students, First Responders to Handling Obstetric ...

Apr 17, 2012 - The AAFP soon will be offering a Basic Life Support in Obstetrics course tailored to U.S. medical and nursing students, emergency medical technicians, and other first responders. According to Diana Winslow, R.N., AAFP manager of maternity care and patient safety, the program was ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20120417blsocourse.html

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