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Register Today for Midwest's First Direct Primary Care Summit -- AAFP News

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 NRN Plays Key Role in Upgrading Health Literacy Toolkit -- AAFP News

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

AAFP Celebrates New Recruits to Family Medicine, Acknowledges Work Ahead -- AAFP News

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

More Residency Slots Needed to Avoid Looming Physician Shortage -- AAFP News

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

Reports Highlight Importance of Residency Training in Underserved Areas -- AAFP News

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

New Tool Maps Family Medicine's Impact Around the World -- AAFP News

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

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

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

Female Students Less Confident, More Accurate Than Male Counterparts -- AAFP News

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

Primary Care, Family Medicine Shine in 2015 Osteopathic Match -- AAFP News

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 -- AAFP News

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 Releases Inaugural Report on Residents -- AAFP News

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

Physician Education and Development -- AAFP News

Nov 15, 2011 - This is the topic page for AAFP News' Physician Education and Development section.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

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

Are U.S. Medical Schools Overlooking Community College Grads? -- AAFP News

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 -- AAFP News

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 -- AAFP News

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 -- AAFP News

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 -- AAFP News

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 -- AAFP News

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

Growing Shortage of Clinical Training Sites Challenges Medical Schools -- AAFP News

Jul 6, 2014 - What has appeared to be solid progress toward growing an adequate U.S. health care workforce could be derailed by an escalating shortage of clinical training sites to accommodate many of those learners

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20140706preceptstudy.html

Proposed Legislation Would Help Physicians Re-enter Workforce -- AAFP News

Oct 1, 2014 - The AAFP has come out in support of H.R. 5498, the Primary Care Physician Re-entry Act, because it would help ease the country's primary care physician shortage. The bill calls for the creation of a demonstration project aimed at the development of innovative programs to aid individuals...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20141001physre-entry.html

AAFP President-elect Hosts AMSA Webinar on Rural Primary Care -- AAFP News

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

AAFP Proposal Presses for GME System Reform to Meet Nation's Primary Care Needs -- ...

Sep 17, 2014 - During a recent press event at the Capitol, the AAFP announced the release of a proposal that aims to reform the U.S. graduate medical education (GME) system. The Academy's five-point plan would, among other things, significantly change the way GME is financed.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20140917gmeproposal.html

Google Hangouts Allow AAFP to Reach Broad Medical Student Audience -- AAFP News

Aug 20, 2014 - On Aug. 26, the AAFP will officially launch Family Medicine on Air, a series of 15-minute Google Hangouts aimed at medical students and available via Google Plus and YouTube.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20140820fammedonair.html

FPs Have Pivotal Role in Innovative Care Delivery, Speaker Tells Students, Residents...

Aug 12, 2014 - A health policy expert who spoke during the 2014 AAFP National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students told future family physicians they are the hope for better health outcomes in the future.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20140812nc-grundy.html

IOM Report Calls for Restructuring of Nation's GME System -- AAFP News

Jul 30, 2014 - On July 29, the Institute of Medicine released a report with recommendations that would change how the U.S. graduate medical education system is governed and financed.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20140730iomgmerpt.html

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