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Creative Preceptor Makes Family Medicine Shine

Jun 29, 2015 - Family medicine needs to recruit more medical students to the specialty, and Samuel Church, M.D., M.P.H., of Hiawassee, Ga., has a precepting style that draws students in.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20150629preceptor.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

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

AAFP Throws Support Behind Bill That Would Safeguard CME

Jun 18, 2015 - The AAFP has joined more than 100 other organizations in supporting a House bill that would correct a CMS misinterpretation of the Physician Payments Sunshine Act and ensure that medical textbooks and peer-reviewed medical reprints and journals are excluded from reporting requirements.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20150618sunshinecmebill.html

Family Medicine Leads Emerging Leader Institute Aims to Bolster Specialty's Future

Jun 23, 2015 - The AAFP Foundation's Family Medicine Leads Emerging Leader Institute program will offer 30 scholarships for students and residents to attend both its conference and the National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students in Kansas City, Mo.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20150623fammedleads.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

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

Physician Education and Development News

Nov 15, 2011 - Physician Education and Development articles including CME, graduate medical education, family medicine resident and student issues, and related stories.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development.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

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

'Flipped Classroom' Format to Be Piloted at FMX in Denver

May 1, 2015 - Attendees at this year's AAFP Family Medicine Experience in Denver will be treated to a first for this venue: the chance to participate in CME offered in a flipped classroom format.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20150501flippedclass.html

AAFP NRN Plays Key Role in Upgrading Health Literacy Toolkit

Apr 17, 2015 - To help physicians better communicate with their patients about health information, the AAFP National Research Network helped update the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20150417literacytoolkit.html

Register Today for Midwest's First Direct Primary Care Summit

Apr 14, 2015 - Register now for the 2015 Direct Primary Care Summit coming to Kansas City, Mo., July 10-12.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20150414dpcsummit.html

AAFP Celebrates New Recruits to Family Medicine, Acknowledges Work Ahead

Mar 20, 2015 - The National Resident Matching Program announced the results of the 2015 Match, which showed that 3,060 graduating medical students chose a career in family medicine.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20150320match.html

Female Students Less Confident, More Accurate Than Male Counterparts

Mar 5, 2015 - New research suggests that female medical students are less confident but more accurate in responding to test questions than their male counterparts.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20150305studentconfidence.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

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

Reports Highlight Importance of Residency Training in Underserved Areas

Feb 18, 2015 - Two recently published research reports show why it's important to support family medicine residency training where primary care physicians are needed most.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20150218gmetraining.html

Primary Care, Family Medicine Shine in 2015 Osteopathic Match

Feb 27, 2015 - Primary care and family medicine were big winners in the 2015 osteopathic match results announced recently by the American Osteopathic Association.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20150227osteomatch.html

Register Today for Free AAFP Webinar

Mar 6, 2015 - Register today for a free AAFP webinar aimed at helping physicians prepare their practices and employees for the Oct. 1 ICD-10 deadline.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20150306icd-10webinar.html

AAMC Road Map Seeks to Update, Strengthen U.S. GME System

Mar 16, 2015 - The Association of American Medical Colleges recently released a five-year plan -- or road map -- aimed at strengthening the U.S. graduate medical education system.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20150316aamcroadmap.html

AAMC Releases Inaugural Report on Residents

Feb 23, 2015 - The Association of American Medical Colleges recently released the inaugural issue of a comprehensive report on U.S. medical students and residents.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20150223aamcresidency.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

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

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

Students Need Electronic Medical Record Access

Nov 26, 2014 - An editorial in the November/December Annals of Family Medicine contends that medical students should be trained in the use of electronic health records to enable them to succeed during residency and beyond.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20141126medstdnt-ehrs.html

Harvard Town Hall Meeting Fosters Enthusiasm About Family Medicine

Nov 26, 2014 - Harvard Medical School's Center for Primary Care recently held a town hall meeting to encourage discussion about how to develop family medicine educational opportunities at the school.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20141126harvardtownhall.html

AAFP Supports Bill Providing Sunshine Exemption for Educational Materials

Nov 5, 2014 - Rep. Michael Burgess, R-Texas, introduced legislation that would provide a clear exemption from reporting requirements for educational materials such as peer-reviewed textbooks and journal article reprints that physicians obtain when they attend educational seminars or similar ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20141105burgessltr.html

AAFP Redesigns Family Medicine Board Review Products

Oct 6, 2014 - After an exhaustive faculty panel review, the Academy created an all-new AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Express live course and AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Self-Study Package.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20141006boardrreviewupdt.html

AAFP President-elect Hosts AMSA Webinar on Rural Primary Care

Oct 8, 2014 - On Oct. 9, AAFP President-elect Robert Wergin, M.D., of Milford, Neb., will host a webinar sponsored by the American Medical Student Association that focuses on rural primary care. It's a chance for medical students to discover the rich rewards of this practice setting.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20141008werginwebinar.html

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