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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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