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'COPD Comprehensive' Materials Created With Family Medicine Residents in Mind

Dec 7, 2011 - Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, and asthma combined account for 20 percent of visits to family physicians in this country. This prevalence of COPD in patients cared for most often by family physicians led the AAFP, in collaboration with the Association of Family Medicine...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20111207copdcomprehensive.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

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

2016 Match Sets Record for Family Medicine Choice

Mar 18, 2016 - The 2016 Match saw the highest number ever of graduating medical students choosing family medicine, but the results still fall short of the nation's workforce needs.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20160318match.html

2019 NRMP Match Marks Decade of Growth for Family Medicine

Mar 15, 2019 - The 2019 Match numbers mark a decade of year-over-year growth for family medicine, with a total of 3,848 medical students and graduates matching into the specialty -- 313 more than in 2018.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20190315matchday.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

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

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

AAFP Census Survey Sorts Out 2011 Match Statistics

Nov 2, 2011 - The 2011 National Resident Matching Program, also known as the Match, generated good news in terms of the number of medical students matching into family medicine residencies, but a closer examination of those Match results reveals that the small, incremental increases in interest in ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/201111022011matchwrapup.html

AAFP Changes CME Reporting Process to Reflect New AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Rule

Apr 27, 2011 - Because of a new rule governing the AMA's Physician's Recognition Award, or PRA, Category 1 Credit that will take effect on July 1, the AAFP has made changes in the way physician-learners can claim credit for some of its learning materials, including those from American Family ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20110427amaprachanges.html

AAFP CME Requirement Changes Benefit Family Physicians

Jul 14, 2016 - To simplify CME requirements for members, the AAFP Board of Directors has approved condensing about half of informal CME activities into one category for scholarly activities.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20160714cmestreamline.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

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

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

AAFP Credit System Reconsiders Functional Medicine Topics

Mar 28, 2018 - Effective immediately, the AAFP Credit System will begin approving functional medicine topics in accordance with its eligibility requirements and topic-specific guidance from the Commission on Continuing Professional Development.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20180328functionalmed.html

AAFP Credit System Unveils New Seal

Aug 26, 2019 - The AAFP Credit System has unveiled a new seal that CME providers can use to show their education has been vetted and approved by the AAFP.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20190826creditsystemseal.html

AAFP Delegation Stands Up for Residency Teaching Faculty

Jun 19, 2019 - AAFP delegates supported physicians-in-training during this year's AMA House of Delegates annual meeting as they sought to ensure that their instructors can devote adequate time to teaching duties.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20190619ama-educ.html

AAFP Hosts Launch of 25 x 2030 Student Choice Collaborative

Sep 5, 2018 - A new initiative will work to ensure that by 2030, 25 percent of U.S. medical school seniors will select family medicine as their specialty.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20180905twentyfiveby2030.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

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

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

AAFP Launches New Audio Journal Products

Aug 6, 2019 - Two new audio products from the AAFP provide members easy access to select content from the Academy journals FPM and American Family Physician.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20190806journalaudio.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

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

AAFP Offering Board Exam Self-Study Online

Oct 8, 2012 - Family physicians preparing for the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) board exam now have access to the breadth of the AAFP's board review course in an online format. According to Kathy Marian, M.Ed., AAFP manager of CME standards and outcomes, the new interactive learning ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20121008onlineboardreview.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

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

AAFP Promotes Health Equity Curricular Toolkit

Aug 12, 2019 - The AAFP has unveiled its Health Equity Curricular Toolkit, a structured curricular tool intended to facilitate discussions between clinical and public health learners and primary care faculty about social determinants of health and related issues.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20190812healtheqcurrictoolkit.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

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

AAFP Recruiting FP Practices in Indiana, Wisconsin for Cardiovascular Health QI Initiative

May 18, 2011 - Family physician practices in two states now have the opportunity to really sink their teeth into quality improvement, or QI, thanks to the Healthy Communities Collaborative, or HCC, a performance improvement CME program developed by the AAFP in collaboration with the Indiana AFP and ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20110518hccrecruits.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

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

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