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Science and Education

Jul 1, 2019 - Evidence-based knowledge and education, including guidelines, clinical recommendations, and physician education resources designed to help family physicians provide more relevant and effective care for their LGBT patients.

Patient Care : Well-being and Prevention

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

Unlocking Clues to Current Health in Past History: Childhood Trauma and Healing -- FPM

Apr 1, 2019 - Adverse childhood events can have enduring effects on patients’ health, but these four steps can help promote healing.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0300/p5.html

Advancing Health Equity by Addressing the Social Determinants of Health in Family ...

May 28, 2019 - Read the AAFP's policy on Advancing Health Equity by Addressing the Social Determinants of Health in Family Medicine (Position Paper)

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/socialdeterminantofhealth-positionpaper.html

Violence (Position Paper)

Mar 19, 2019 - Read AAFP's position paper on family violence as an important public health issue.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/violence.html

Preparing for Global Health Work as a Family Physician

Mar 22, 2016 - Learn how family physicians are uniquely prepared to make a difference in global health, and discover how physicians can become prepared to serve.

Patient Care : Global Health

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/global-health/prepare.html

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

Duke School of Medicine Student Named to Key Liaison Position For American Academy of ...

Feb 7, 2013 - Simon M. Tesfamariam, a third year student at Duke University School of Medicine, has been named the American Academy of Family Physicians student liaison to the Student National Medical Association

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2013/tesfamariam-fmig.html

Chorus of Groups Urges Adoption of Competencies for Interprofessional Health Education

Jun 1, 2011 - Two reports from six national health professional education associations and three private foundations are urging that new competencies for interprofessional health education be adopted, along with action strategies to implement them in academic institutions across the country.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20110601interprofessionalcomps.html

Dennis L. Gingrich, MD, FAAFP -- Board of Directors

Oct 10, 2018 - Dennis Gingrich, MD, serves on the AAFP Board of Directors

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/board-directors/dennis-gingrich.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

Resolution No. 209 (Mississippi C) - Hospice: An Integral Part of Family Medicine -- ...

May 24, 2016 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians assert that end of life medical care, including hospice and palliative medicine, is an integral part of the practice of family medicine, and be it further that the AAFP work against any efforts to prevent experienced ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/previous/2015/resolutions/mississippi-c.mem.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

Getting Started in Global Health: Where to Begin

Mar 22, 2016 - Learn how to plug into the global health conversation and discover what questions to ask yourself as you become involved.

Patient Care : Global Health

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/global-health/interest.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

Rural Practice: Graduate Medical Education for (Position Paper)

Apr 6, 2015 - Read AAFP's position paper on the inclusion of rural health skills and necessary training standards in medical education.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/rural-practice.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

Resolution No. 603 (New York State K) - Promoting Transparency in Medical Education and...

Jul 14, 2016 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians strongly encourage medical schools and graduate medical education training programs to communicate with current and prospective medical students, residents, and fellows how affiliations and mergers among health care ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/previous/2015/resolutions/newyork-k.mem.html

1997-2008 Index of Board Minutes

...CULTURAL COMPETENCY/PROFICIENCY .............................................................................................................................................192 CULTURAL PROFICIENTY AND CARE TO MINORITY AND MEDICALLY UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES POLICY (See also:...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/1997-2008BoardIndex.pdf

1997-2008 Index of Board Minutes

...CULTURAL COMPETENCY/PROFICIENCY .............................................................................................................................................192 CULTURAL PROFICIENTY AND CARE TO MINORITY AND MEDICALLY UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES POLICY (See also:...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/1997-2008BoardIndex.pdf

Resolution No. 606 (Kansas C) - New Era of Maintenance of Certification: Streamline, ...

Apr 22, 2016 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians to open a new dialogue with the American Board of Family Medicine and state in the strongest terms possible that changes must be made to Maintenance of Certification (MOC) for Family Physicians to usher in a new era of ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/previous/2015/resolutions/kansas-c.mem.html

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