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Researchers Call for More Resident Training in Safety-Net Settings

Nov 19, 2013 - Residents who train in safety-net settings are more likely to return to practice in a similar setting, according to new research conducted by the Robert Graham Center for Policy Studies in Family Medicine and Primary Care and published in an early release of the December issue of ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

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

Researchers Compare Public, Private Medical School Training

May 15, 2015 - A new report from the Health Resources and Services Administration finds that medical students who train in public institutions are more likely to pursue primary care careers.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20150515trainingpipeline.html

Researchers Create New 'Education-Centered Medical Home' Teaching Model

Aug 26, 2013 - Researchers at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago confronted two opposing truths back in 2011. The AAFP-supported patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model of care -- a team-based model that features easily accessible, high-quality health care ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20130826edumedhome.html

Researchers Dispute Calls for Increased Funding of Residency Slots

Jan 13, 2016 - Rather than increase Medicare funding of graduate medical education, the focus should be on promoting the type of health care the nation needs.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20160113gmefunding.html

Researchers Note Mismatch Between GME, U.S. Population Needs

Nov 18, 2016 - AAFP experts researched the growth rate of medical specialties based on National Residency Matching Program statistics from 1986 to 2016.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20161118matchrate.html

Residency Curriculum Hits Mark on Social Determinants

Mar 22, 2019 - Researchers at a St. Louis family medicine residency program assessed outcomes after implementation of a longitudinal experiential curriculum focused on underserved communities.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20190322sdohresidency.html

Residency Directors Tout Benefits of Teaching Health Center GME Program

Sep 6, 2013 - Although graduate medical education (GME) funded by Medicare typically is paid to hospitals, which then provide funds to residency programs for an array of specialties, that model has not always benefited family medicine. In response to a push from primary care organizations, including ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20130906thcroundtable.html

Residency Leaders Encourage Training in Opioid Prescribing

Apr 3, 2018 - A session on prescribing opioids appropriately that was presented during the 2018 AAFP Residency Program Solutions conference included tips for educating patients and spotting red flags.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20180403rpsopioids.html

Residency Leadership Skills Drive Program Changes

Jul 6, 2015 - New research about how to prepare family medicine residencies for the future highlights five key leadership actions required to successfully redesign the programs.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20150706redesignresidencies.html

Resident Creates Online Resource on Death and Dying

Nov 21, 2017 - While participating in the AAFP Foundation's Family Medicine Leads Emerging Leader Institute this year, Joshua Wienczkowski, M.D., created the End of Life Literacy website.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20171121end-of-lifewebsite.html

Resident Duty Hour Rules Focus of National Research Trials Now Set to Launch

Apr 15, 2014 - In mid-March, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education announced to the graduate medical education community that preliminary work had begun on two national multicenter trials designed to investigate the impact of resident duty hour limits instituted in 2011.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20140415dutyhourstudy.html

Residents Craft 66 Resolutions for Debate; Set New Record

Aug 3, 2016 - Family medicine residents debated resolutions on topics such as dementia and contraceptives during the 2016 National Congress of Family Medicine Residents.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20160803nc-rescongress.html

Residents Embrace DPC Practice Model, Tackle Student Debt

Aug 13, 2014 - The 2014 AAFP National Congress of Family Medicine Residents tackled a wide range of issues, including education about various practice models, student debt and rural training.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

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

Residents Focus Discussions on Training, Patient Care

Jul 31, 2019 - During this year's National Congress of Family Medicine Residents, participants adopted measures on various topics, including opioid use disorder treatment and support for residents whose programs close unexpectedly.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20190731nc-rescongress.html

Residents Passionate About Preserving Teaching Health Centers, Patient Care

Aug 5, 2015 - Family medicine residents gathered in Kansas City, Mo., recently to voice their opinions about issues of importance to their medical training, their patients, their communities and their specialty.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20150805residentscongress.html

Residents Tackle Tough Issues to Ensure Good Patient Care

Aug 8, 2018 - Residents attending the AAFP's 2018 National Congress of Family Medicine Residents wrote and discussed more than two dozen resolutions on issues ranging from electronic health records to women's health.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

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

Residents Vote to Protect Patients, Push Physician Wellness

Aug 2, 2017 - Participants in the 2017 National Congress of Family Medicine Residents discussed nearly 30 resolutions on a variety of issues.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20170802nc-rescongress.html

Residents Who Train in THCs More Drawn to Underserved Areas

Sep 25, 2017 - Fifty-five percent of residents in teaching health center programs said in a recent survey that they intend to go on to practice in underserved areas. Among family medicine residents, the figure was 66 percent.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20170925thcunderserved.html

Residents, Students Elect New Leaders at 2016 National Conference

Jul 30, 2016 - Delegates to the National Congress of Family Medicine Residents and National Congress of Student Members chose new leaders July 30 to represent them in the coming year.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20160730nc-elections.html

Review Task Force Recommendations on Board Certification

Jul 3, 2018 - The AAFP Task Force on Board Certification in Family Medicine has issued a report containing recommended next steps to address longstanding member concerns about the continuing board certification process.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20180703mocreport.html

Revisions to Medicare ACO Proposed Rule Needed to Protect Physician Training, Say AAFP,...

Jun 28, 2011 - Noting their long-standing support for reforming graduate medical education, or GME, funding under Medicare, the AAFP and four academic family medicine organizations say that unless CMS' proposed Medicare accountable care organization, or ACO, model is modified, it could harm the ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20110628acos-education.html

Share Your Feedback on Continuing Board Certification

Apr 11, 2018 - AAFP members have until May 11 to complete a survey on the future of continuing board certification. The survey is part of a collaborative effort to bring together multiple stakeholders to re-envision continuing certification.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20180411certfuturesurvey.html

Should Family Medicine Residents Train for Three Years or Four?

Nov 15, 2012 - In April 2012, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) issued a call for proposals for a pilot program aimed at reviewing the length of training for family medicine residency programs; the first group of programs has been chosen to participate. But recently, the...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20121115lengthoftraining.html

Should Medical Education Debt Influence Students' Choice of Specialty?

Dec 19, 2012 - Should medical students bypass primary care for more lucrative subspecialty careers so that they can better afford to repay student loans? The question is an important one considering that the nation's looming primary care shortage is on a collision course with escalating medical ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20121219debtrepaymentstudy.html

Strong Match, Advances in Workforce Reform Top Education Gains Last Year

Jan 7, 2015 - When it came to education and training issues important to family medicine in 2014, rising Match numbers and progress on workforce and graduate medical education reform were among the highlights.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20150107educ-yir.html

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