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AAFP Seeks Simpler Path for Residents to Train Across State Lines

Sep 1, 2017 - The AAFP is seeking support for simplifying the licensing process for medical residents who train in programs that have facilities in multiple jurisdictions.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20170901interstatetraining.html

AAFP Credit System Launches Blended Learning CME

Aug 18, 2017 - The AAFP Credit System's new blended learning activity type helps physicians earn AAFP CME credit in ways that best match their learning styles.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20170818blendedlearning.html

Emerging Leader Institute Project Winners Honored

Aug 4, 2017 - The AAFP Foundation has announced the Family Medicine Leads Emerging Leader Institute project award recipients from its second class.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20170804fmleads.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

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

Students Focus on Health Equity for All Americans

Aug 2, 2017 - Delegates to the National Congress of Student Members adopted resolutions addressing issues that included health equity and lifestyle medicine.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20170802nc-studentcongress.html

Panelists Urge Future Family Docs to Transform Health Care

Jul 31, 2017 - Physicians at the opening event of the AAFP's 2017 National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students called on attendees to become agents of change.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20170731ncinnovation.html

Students, Residents Set Course by Electing New Leaders

Jul 29, 2017 - Delegates to the National Congress of Family Medicine Residents and the National Congress of Student Members chose new leaders July 29 to represent them in the coming year.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20170729ncelections.html

AAFP Creates Primary Care Innovation Fellowship

Jul 19, 2017 - The application process is now open for the AAFP's new Primary Care Innovation Fellowship; applications are due by Aug. 31.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20170719innovationfellowship.html

AAFP, ABFM to Launch Unified Credit Reporting Process

Jul 10, 2017 - The AAFP and the American Board of Family Medicine are working to create a more seamless credit-reporting experience for family physicians who complete certain performance improvement activities.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20170710unifiedpicme.html

AAFP Tool Can Connect GME Programs, Save Family Medicine Slots

Jul 1, 2017 - The AAFP has launched a new online tool to help smooth the coming transition to a single graduate medical education accreditation system in 2020.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20170701residencyexplorer.html

AFP to Host Free CME Twitter Chat on Antibiotic Overuse

Jun 26, 2017 - American Family Physician will host a Twitter chat about reducing antibiotic overuse on July 9. Family physicians can earn up to 4.0 Prescribed CME credits by participating in the activity.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20170626afptwitterchat.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

Teaching Health Center Funding Drop Felt in Family Medicine Residency Growth

May 18, 2017 - Researchers found that a drop in federal funding precipitated a halt in the number of new teaching health center family medicine residency programs.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20170518thcfunding.html

VA Offers Funding for Residency Program Expansion

Apr 12, 2017 - Explore new funding opportunities aimed at expanding graduate medical education spots for family medicine residency programs.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20170412vagme.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

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

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

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

AAFP's PerformanceNavigator Honored for Novel Approach to CME

Mar 8, 2017 - The AAFP recently received the 2017 Innovative Format Award from the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions for its PerformanceNavigator CME product.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20170308perfnavaward.html

Family Medicine Faculty More Diverse Than Most, but Still Wanting

Feb 17, 2017 - Family medicine departments employ a higher percentage of female and minority faculty members than do other specialties' departments, but they still do not reflect the U.S. population.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20170217facultydiversity.html

D.O. Physicians' Passion for Family Medicine Continues

Feb 7, 2017 - Results from the 2017 American Osteopathic Association Intern/Resident Registration Program -- known as the Match -- are good news for family medicine.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20170207osteopathicmatch.html

AAFP Applauds Top 21 FP-producing Medical Schools

Jan 9, 2017 - The AAFP sent congratulatory letters to 21 U.S. allopathic medical schools for graduating high percentages of students entering family medicine residencies during the 2015-2016 academic year.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20170109topschools.html

You'll Like These Changes to Next Spring's ABFM Exam

Nov 22, 2016 - On Nov. 22, the American Board of Family Medicine announced modifications it will make starting next spring to the Family Medicine Certification examination that forms the cognitive expertise component of certification, as well as to the overall test day schedule.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20161122abfmexamchanges.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

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

U.S. Medical Schools Still Underproducing Family Physicians

Oct 21, 2016 - A study in the October issue of Family Medicine details the AAFP's work in conducting an analysis of the 2016 National Resident Matching Program.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20161021matchanalysis.html

Study Bolsters Case for Continued Medicaid Funding of GME

Oct 18, 2016 - By tracking the career paths of physicians after residency, researchers showed how graduate medical education spending contributes to physicians practicing in the state where they are trained.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20161018gmemedicaid.html

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