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What Students Want to Know About Family Medicine

Feb 3, 2016 - American Family Physician recently published an open-access article answering students' most frequently asked questions about family medicine.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20160203afpfaq.html

AAFP Invites FPs to Upcoming PQRS Webcast

Jan 28, 2016 - The AAFP will host a live webcast on Feb. 11 designed to help physicians meet their Physician Quality Reporting System requirements.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20160128pqrswebcast.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

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

GME Funding, Pipeline Issues Top AAFP's Education Agenda

Jan 6, 2016 - Properly training tomorrow's physicians -- and ensuring those in practice today have the latest information at their fingertips -- were priorities for the AAFP in 2015.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20160106educ-yir.html

Three-year Med School Track Boosts Family Medicine in Texas

Dec 16, 2015 - An accelerated three-year medical curriculum at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center aims to increase the number of primary care physicians in the state.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20151216fasttrack.html

Teaching Health Center Residencies Help Underserved Areas

Dec 2, 2015 - Family medicine residents who complete their training in a medically underserved area are more likely to continue practicing in such an area, says a recent survey.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20151202thcgme.html

AAFP Joins Brief Supporting Diversity in Med School Admissions

Nov 20, 2015 - The AAFP recently joined a number of other organizations in a friend-of-the-court brief to the U.S. Supreme Court supporting diversity in medical education.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20151120diversityamicusbrief.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

AAFP Takes Historic Look Back in 2015 Match Analysis

Oct 21, 2015 - In two recent articles, AAFP experts compared historic National Resident Matching Program data and looked at U.S. graduating seniors' entry into family medicine programs.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20151021matchanalysis.html

Attend National Health Service Corps Virtual Job Fair

Oct 16, 2015 - The National Health Service Corps will host a virtual job fair on Oct. 20 to connect qualified job seekers with available job opportunities.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20151016nhsc.html

Does DME Prescribing, Ordering Drive You Nuts?

Sep 11, 2015 - Sign up today for a free webinar aimed at helping physicians understand Medicare's documentation requirements when ordering durable medical equipment for patients.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20150911dmewebinar.html

PerformanceNavigator Workshop Offers New Approach to CME

Sep 1, 2015 - The AAFP will host PerformanceNavigator: Cardiometabolic Conditions on Nov. 4-6 -- the first such CME workshop that features live peer-to-peer learning and an online performance improvement component.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20150901performnavigator.html

HHS Learning Network Sponsors Free Webinar on Virtual ACO Model

Sep 3, 2015 - Sign up today for a free webinar and learn about a virtual accountable care organization set up to care for some 41,000 public employee retirees in California.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20150903acowebinar.html

Despite Challenges, 84 Percent of Residents Happy With Career Choice

Aug 12, 2015 - Medscape recently released the 2015 iteration of its resident salary and debt report that asks residents questions ranging from their debt burden to the quality of their training program.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20150812residentreport.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

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

Health is Primary Session Energizes Residents, Students

Aug 4, 2015 - The 2015 AAFP National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students opened with a presentation on the Health is Primary campaign that spotlighted three innovative family physicians.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20150804natlconfpanel.html

AAFP Students, Residents Elect New Leaders for Coming Year

Aug 3, 2015 - More than 1,100 family medicine residents and 1,200 medical students gathered at the 2015 National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students, where new leaders were elected to champion family medicine.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20150803ncelections.html

Student Congress Takes on Debt Relief, Burnout

Aug 5, 2015 - During the 2015 National Congress of Student Members, participants adopted resolutions that addressed financing medical school, burnout and drug pricing transparency.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20150805studentcongress.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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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