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News From 2015 Congress of Delegates and Family Medicine Experience

Sep 14, 2015 - This is the topic page for AAFP News coverage of the 2015 Congress of Delegates and Family Medicine Experience in Denver, Sept. 28-Oct. 3.

AAFP News : News From 2015 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2015-congress-fmx.html

Views From the 2015 Congress of Delegates and Family Medicine Experience

Oct 8, 2015 - The AAFP News team shares photos, video and more from this year's Congress of Delegates and Family Medicine Experience.

AAFP News : News From 2015 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2015-congress-fmx/views-2015-cod-fmx.html

A Blunt Discussion About Marijuana: Drug Has Risks, Benefits

Oct 6, 2015 - A family physician and a patient provided their perspectives on the risks and benefits of medical marijuana during the 2015 Family Medicine Experience in Denver.

AAFP News : News From 2015 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2015-congress-fmx/20151006fmxmedmarijuana.html

Detailed Observation, Measurement Trump Trials Alone, Says Biotech Innovator

Oct 6, 2015 - Jamie Heywood, founder of the health community website PatientsLikeMe.com, tells family physicians that their patient encounters are the key to improving health research.

AAFP News : News From 2015 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2015-congress-fmx/20151006fmxheywood.html

Family Physicians Passionately Debate Education, Training Issues

Oct 5, 2015 - During the AAFP's 2015 Congress of Delegates in Denver, the Reference Committee on Education dealt with a variety of issues, including the shortage of rural family physicians and the increasing prominence of human trafficking.

AAFP News : News From 2015 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2015-congress-fmx/20151005educationrefcomm.html

Refocus Attention on Patients, Says FMX Keynoter

Oct 5, 2015 - Abraham Verghese, M.D., M.B.A., kicked off the 2015 AAFP Family Medicine Experience with his opening session keynote on providing better care to patients in the modern-day medical environment.

AAFP News : News From 2015 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2015-congress-fmx/20151005fmx-verghese.html

Approach to Stress Determines How It Affects You

Oct 5, 2015 - Although stress can lead to poor outcomes, it also can build resilience and increase empathy. During the Family Medicine Experience, author and researcher Kelly McGonigal, PhD., outlined the positive aspects of stress.

AAFP News : News From 2015 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2015-congress-fmx/20151005fmxmcgonigal.html

Affordable Medications, Marijuana Research Among Topics Debated

Oct 2, 2015 - Delegates to the 2015 Congress of Delegates addressed affordable medication for patients and the need for more research on marijuana, among other topics, adopting a number of resolutions during the Sept. 29 business session.

AAFP News : News From 2015 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2015-congress-fmx/20151002advocrefcomm.html

Delegates Put Focus on Patients, Environment

Oct 2, 2015 - Delegates to the 2015 Congress of Delegates in Denver adopted resolutions defending rural hospitals, the environment and their own role in end-of-life care.

AAFP News : News From 2015 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2015-congress-fmx/20151002orgfinrefcomm.html

AAFP President Pledges to Fight for Respect, Resources

Oct 1, 2015 - Newly installed AAFP President Wanda Filer, M.D., M.B.A., opened the 2015 Family Medicine Experience with a rousing speech about family medicine's promising future.

AAFP News : News From 2015 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2015-congress-fmx/20151001filerspeech.html

2016 FPOY Has Built Legacy of Caring for Patients, Future FPs

Oct 1, 2015 - As a student preceptor, a North Carolina AFP leader, a residency faculty member and a personal mentor, 2016 AAFP Family Physician of the Year Maureen Murphy, M.D., has encouraged and taught hundreds of soon-to-be family physicians.

AAFP News : News From 2015 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2015-congress-fmx/20151001-2016fpoy.html

Family Physicians Aim for Efficient, High-quality Patient Care

Oct 1, 2015 - During the AAFP's 2015 Congress of Delegates, the Reference Committee on Practice Enhancement tackled resolutions centering on practice efficiency and quality care.

AAFP News : News From 2015 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2015-congress-fmx/20151001practenhancerefcomm.html

Delegates Choose New AAFP Leaders for 2015-2016

Sep 30, 2015 - The 2015 AAFP Congress of Delegates elected John Meigs Jr., M.D., of Brent, Ala., to be the Academy's president-elect and voted on several other offices.

AAFP News : News From 2015 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2015-congress-fmx/20150930codelections.html

New AAFP President Declares Family Medicine a 'Noble Profession'

Sep 30, 2015 - Newly installed AAFP President Wanda Filer, M.D., M.B.A., sat down with AAFP News to talk about family medicine and the issues she'll focus on during the next 12 months.

AAFP News : News From 2015 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2015-congress-fmx/20150930filerqanda.html

Social Determinants of Health Issues Take Center Stage

Sep 30, 2015 - Delegates to the 2015 Congress of Delegates in Denver addressed several social determinants of health-related issues, including gentrification, poverty and nutrition, and discriminatory policing, among other topics, and adopted a number of resolutions during the Sept. 29 business session.

AAFP News : News From 2015 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2015-congress-fmx/20150930hopsrefcomm.html

Academy Working to Address 'Asinine' EHR Issues

Sep 29, 2015 - AAFP officers answered questions on a wide range of issues -- including electronic health records and physician payment -- during a Town Hall meeting Sept. 27 in Denver.

AAFP News : News From 2015 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2015-congress-fmx/20150929codtownhall1.html

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