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Medical Residents Sound Off About New ACGME Rules in National Survey

Aug 17, 2012 - Many medical residents do not believe that new rules implemented by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education's (ACGME's) Duty Hours Task Force in July 2011, have had the intended effect, according to a recent survey in the New England Journal of Medicine. In fact,...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20120817dutyhourssurvey.html

Medical School Enrollment Outpacing Available Residency Slots

May 20, 2013 - New survey results released by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) show that enrollment at U.S. medical schools and schools of osteopathic medicine continues to increase at a steady pace. However, the same survey highlights increasing concern from the nation's medical ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20130520enrollment.html

Medical Schools Need to Change Approach in Training Primary Care Physicians, Says Panel

Mar 21, 2013 - Most medical school faculties are not well versed in the fundamental changes taking place in the nation's health care system, which makes it difficult for them to adequately prepare medical school students and residents for practicing in the changing health care environment. That was a ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20130321medschoolchange.html

Medical Students Aware of Downside of Daily Physician Grind, Study Shows

Apr 4, 2012 - Julie Phillips, M.D., M.P.H., wears several hats. As an assistant professor of family medicine at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in East Lansing, she spends 40 percent of her time teaching medical students. Her broad-spectrum clinical practice at the university ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20120404studentworklifestudy.html

Medical Students Learn Quality, Systems Improvement Skills Early

May 4, 2011 - Building continuous quality and systems improvement into clinical practice is a key component of fostering a patient-centered approach to health care delivery.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20110504dartmouthqi.html

Mentors Encourage Minority Undergrads in Quest to be Doctors, Dentists

Oct 2, 2012 - Young minority men and women may dream of becoming doctors and dentists, but how do you fill them with the energy, commitment and confidence they need to walk the long road to medical school and beyond? Give them a full day of face-to-face interaction with an experienced and energetic ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20121002tourfordiversity.html

More Medical School Students Opting For Family Medicine Careers, Data Show

Sep 4, 2013 - The percentage of medical school graduates choosing family medicine residencies has jumped by nearly 10 percent during the past five years, an increase that demonstrates the growing popularity of family medicine as a career choice, according to Perry Pugno, M.D., M.P.H., vice president ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

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

More Residency Slots Needed to Avoid Looming Physician Shortage

Mar 30, 2015 - New research published in the Annals of Family Medicine estimates the amount of residency expansion needed to avoid primary care physician shortages projected to occur by 2035.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20150330resexpansion.html

National Health Service Corps 2014 Application Period Is Now Open

Jan 15, 2014 - Heads up to family physicians interested in loan repayment programs offered by the federally sponsored National Health Service Corps: The 2014 application cycle is now open and receiving applicant requests until March 20 at 7:30 p.m. EDT.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20140115nhsc-apps.html

New ABFM Testing Format Calls for Novel Learning Tool

Mar 25, 2019 - The AAFP has launched the Longitudinal Assessment Self-Study Package for family physicians participating in the American Board of Family Medicine's Family Medicine Certification Longitudinal Assessment pilot. The new resource combines the learning power of the Board Review Self-Study ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20190325fmcla-lassp.html

New Family Medicine Benchmark Set in 2017 Match

Mar 17, 2017 - Family medicine recorded a new high for matching residents in the 2017 National Resident Matching Program: 3,237 medical students and graduates chose family medicine residency programs.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20170317match.html

New Family Physicians Tend to Settle Close to Training Sites

Nov 20, 2013 - Although it's long been thought that family medicine residency program graduates settle close to their residency training sites, new research from the Robert Graham Center for Policy Studies in Family Medicine and Primary Care confirms that claim.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20131120rgcfmgrads.html

New Journal Offers Publication Option for 'Early-stage' Scholars

Mar 15, 2017 - A new open-access journal aims to serve as a bridge between research results presented at conferences and full-length articles suitable for submission to a traditional peer-reviewed journal.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

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

New Study Calls for Applying Social Accountability Standards to GME Programs

Sep 18, 2013 - The nation's graduate medical education programs should be required to adhere to social accountability standards to promote the production of a physician workforce that meets the needs of local communities, as well as the country at large. That's one of the messages of a study conducted...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

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

New Study: A Taste of Rural Medicine Proves Powerful

Jan 30, 2019 - Researchers found that urban-based medical students had a more positive opinion of rural medicine after an eight-week rural surgical rotation.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20190130ruralrotation.html

New Texas Medical School Set to Emphasize Primary Care

Aug 28, 2018 - Administrators of the University of Houston College of Medicine want to open in 2020 to start training primary care physicians for Texas with free tuition for the inaugural class.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20180828txmedschool.html

New Tool Maps Family Medicine's Impact Around the World

Mar 31, 2015 - The AAFP's new World Health Mapper tool offers physicians an opportunity to explore data on country-level health indicators, health care costs and capacity, vital statistics, and contacts for family medicine opportunities abroad.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20150331worldhlthmapper.html

New, Expanding Family Medicine Residencies Aim to Boost Access

Aug 31, 2016 - A number of new and expanding family medicine residency programs promise to increase the number of resident positions and boost access to care for patients.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20160831newresidencies.html

Newly Minted FPs Agree With Survey That Shows Growing Trend Toward Salaried Positions

Jan 18, 2012 - As a third-year resident at a family medicine residency in Stamford, Conn., Jennifer Parsons never had any doubts she would work as a salaried physician. Parsons, a 2010 graduate of the Stamford Hospital/Columbia University Family Medicine Residency Program, found the prospect of ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20120118employeddocs.html

News and Views From 2014 AAFP National Conference

Aug 13, 2014 - Throngs of family medicine residents, medical students interested in careers in family medicine, exhibitors from across the nation, AAFP leaders and others gathered Aug. 7-9 in Kansas City, Mo., for the 2014 AAFP National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20140813ncsccintro.html

Nominees Sought for Family Medicine-focused Fellowship

May 2, 2013 - Practicing family physicians, family medicine educators and family medicine residents who crave an opportunity to participate in evidence-based health care or public health studies that improve the nation's health may have found a fellowship opportunity that's tailor-made for them. The ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20130502abfm-iomfellows.html

NRMP Set to Proceed With New Program During 2012 Match Week

Mar 7, 2012 - The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Match Week is nearly here, and medical school seniors most certainly have March 12-16 blocked on their calendars. AAFP News Now will provide coverage of the results of the 2012 Match when those figures become available near the end of Match ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20120307soapprocess.html

NY Residency Program Teaches Grads to Serve Underserved

Aug 21, 2019 - A recent research report details survey findings that show most graduates of a New York University residency practice primary care and serve underserved communities.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20190821underservedresidency.html

Obesity Education in Family Medicine Clerkships Falls Short

Jun 25, 2019 - New research on obesity education in family medicine clerkships shows gaps that may leave future family physicians inadequately prepared to treat patients with this condition.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20190625obesityeduc.html

Organizations Push for Single Accreditation System for M.D., D.O. Physicians

Nov 12, 2012 - The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) recently announced that it plans to move forward with the creation of a single unified accreditation system for U.S. graduate medical education. In an Oct. 24 press release, the ACGME said it would collaborate with the ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20121112md-doaccreditation.html

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