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Patient Care

Feb 8, 2019 - For patient care, the answer is AAFP. Your family medicine authority.

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care.html

Breastfeeding Support and Resources Toolkit

Nov 4, 2016 - Discover office-based tools, community engagement, advocacy and educational resources on breastfeeding to help you serve your patients.

Patient Care : Well-being and Prevention

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/public-health/breastfeeding/toolkit.html

2020 National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students Suggested ...

Oct 3, 2018 - View educational programming focus areas for the 2020 National Conference, July 30 - August 1, 2020, in Kansas City, MO.

Events : National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Students

https://www.aafp.org/events/national-conference/education/proposals/focus-areas.html

Resolution No. 401 (New York State F) - Institutional Racism in the Health Care System ...

Aug 8, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians adopt a policy opposing segregation of patient care within the health care system and within health care institutions by race, insurance status, or other demographics and, be it further that the American Academy of ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/newyork-f.mem.html

AMA House of Delegates Weighs In on Health Equity

Jul 2, 2018 - In this Leader Voices Blog post, AAFP President Michael Munger, M.D., reports from the recent annual meeting of the AMA House of Delegates, which took several actions related to health equity.

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/20180702amahod.html

Resolution No. 413 (Delaware A) - International Decade for People of African Descent --...

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians officially recognize 2015-2024 as the International Decade for People of African Descent, and be it further that the AAFP continue to seek opportunities to advocate, educate and empower its members to address the health...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2016/resolutions/delaware-a.mem.html

Workforce Diversity

Mar 28, 2018 - Learn more about workforce diversity, one of the key priorities of The EveryONE Project.

Patient Care : Social Determinants of Health

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/social-determinants-of-health/everyone-project/workforce.html

EveryONE Project Strategic Priorities

Sep 6, 2017 - Access information on The AAFP EveryONE Project's strategic priorities.

Patient Care : Social Determinants of Health

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/social-determinants-of-health/everyone-project/priorities.html

AAFP Policies on Health Equity Issues

Apr 6, 2017 -

Patient Care : Social Determinants of Health

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/social-determinants-of-health/discrimination-policies.html

View Only AAFP Position Papers

Feb 16, 2017 - View AAFP position papers.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/position-papers.html

Taking Care of Disadvantaged Patients - Curbside Consultation - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2017 - No single person can be responsible for the health of a population. However, there are a number of strategies for taking care of members of disadvantaged populations. These range from targeted compassion and interventions for the individual patient to broad advocacy for disadvantaged ...

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0115/p118.html

Study Tests Protocol to Expand Use of Medical Translators

Jul 17, 2019 - Recent research identified benefits and drawbacks to a protocol in which medical assistants arranged for language translation during the rooming process -- before the clinician ever entered the room.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20190717translationstudy.html

Enhance Racial Disparities Training, Say Primary Care Residents

Aug 24, 2018 - Researchers surveyed primary care residents to determine their awareness of racial disparities in diabetes and how prepared they feel to discuss these disparities with patients.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20180824residentsdiabetes.html

Pre-conference Workshop Aims to Advance Health Equity

Apr 27, 2018 - The Family Medicine Advancing Health Equity workshop aimed to help participants become change agents who lead the way to health equity.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20180427equityworkshop.html

Caring for Underserved Where They Need It

Mar 19, 2018 - Ravi Grivois-Shah, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., set out to care for the underserved. Directing a mobile health program and a clinic with a large refugee population have allowed him to do it.

AAFP News : Family Doc Focus

https://www.aafp.org/news/family-doc-focus/20180319fdf-grivoisshah.html

Patient Engagement Movement Gains Strength Nationwide

Mar 6, 2019 - Family physicians can learn about the value of patient engagement through 11 case studies, a free webinar and more delivered by a team associated with Family Medicine for America's Health.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20190306engagement.html

Maryland FP Leads Efforts to Improve Minority Health

Apr 18, 2017 - April is National Minority Health Month, and one family physician's work to help her community achieve greater health equity clearly embodies that initiative.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20170418patczapp.html

AAFP Takes Leadership Role With Launch of Center for Diversity, Health Equity

Mar 31, 2017 - The AAFP recently announced the formation of the Center for Diversity and Health Equity, which will focus on addressing the social aspects of health care.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20170331diversityequity.html

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