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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)

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

Resolution No. 602 (New York State F) - Increasing Diversity in Family Medicine -- ...

Jun 27, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians recommend that the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education study the issue of the effect of American Board of Family Medicine certification exam pass rates on diversity in family medicine, and be it further...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2017/resolutions2/newyork-f.mem.html

Resolution No. 605 (California E) - Increased Percentage of Women’s Reproductive Health...

Jul 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians advocate that the Family Medicine Experience (FMX) Curriculum Advisory Panel (CAP) increase the weight of women’s reproductive health topics at future FMX events and remove the four percent cap.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 601 (New York State D) - Proposal for New Search Options for Specific ...

Aug 31, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians survey various AAFP constituencies including Member Interest Groups, commission members, the National Conference of Constituency Leaders, and National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students to ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2017/resolutions2/newyork-d.mem.html

Resolution No. 301 (Virginia B) - Reducing the Administration Burden and Misuse of ...

Aug 12, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians to request regional and national pharmacy chains to do the following: • Allow local pharmacists to make permanent changes to their corporate database and not be overwritten by the main servers that continually change ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/resolutions2/virginia-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 611 (New Hampshire A) - Increasing the Number of Family Medicine ...

Nov 13, 2014 - This resolution asks that the AAFP work with the appropriate regulatory bodies to increase the number of family medicine residency positions commensurate with the increasing numbers of graduating medical students in order to meet the need for an adequate supply of family physicians to ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/previous/2014/resolutions/newhampshire-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 601 (Florida A) - AAFP Board Certification -- Congress of Delegates

Jul 13, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians commit to, by the year 2020, the development and implementation of an AAFP Board Certification in Family Medicine be consistent with the following: 1) The initial AAFP Board Certification be obtained through a secure ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 607 (Colorado A) - Family Medicine Residency Closure -- Congress of ...

Aug 1, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians Physicians request that the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) expand and alter the ABFM definition of hardship to create a new category of program, rather than individual resident hardship, that defines a ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/resolutions2/colorado-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 602 (New York State I) - Worrisome Letter from the ABFM Warning of ...

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians work with our partners at the American Board of Family Medicine to remove voluntary surrender of a license or practice privileges or voluntary limitations as cause for revoking Board Certification.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 409 (North Carolina A) - Establishment of a Routine Immunization ...

Sep 11, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians promote the establishment of a Routine Immunization Platform Visit at 16 Years of Age by conducting an outreach campaign to educate health care providers about the platform and the resources available to facilitate its ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 408 (Washington B) - Treating Substance Use Disorder in Jails and ...

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians advocate for increased access to evidence-based treatment of substance use disorders, including use of opioid-agonist therapy, in correctional facilities, and be it further that the American Academy of Family Physicians...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2017/resolutions2/washington-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 610 (New York O) - Applied Education in Billing and Coding in Family ...

Aug 15, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) offer applied education in billing and coding to family medicine residents, include in the next update of the AAFP practice management curriculum guidelines that residency annual billing and coding workshops ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/resolutions2/newyork-o.mem.html

Resolution No. 611 (Michigan E) - AAFP to Encourage New and Existing Clinical ...

Aug 16, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians encourage existing and starting new clinical behavioral health fellowships for family medicine physicians.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/resolutions2/michigan-e.mem.html

Engage with the AAFP: Why Family Medicine?

Mar 1, 2019 - Learn why family medicine is such an important audience to reach as part of engaging with the AAFP.

About AAFP : Engage with the AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/about/strategic-partnerships/sp-why-fam-med.html

Resolution No. 603 (Illinois D) - ABFM and Licensure -- Congress of Delegates

Jul 23, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians study the national impact of American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) removal of board certification based on state licensure actions and engage with the ABFM to arrive at a fair and rational approach to these issues ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2017/resolutions2/illinois-d.mem.html

Incarceration and Health: A Family Medicine Perspective (Position Paper)

Mar 18, 2019 - Read the AAFP's position paper on Incarceration and Health: A Family Medicine Perspective

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

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

Table 6: Average Number of Family Physician Patient Encounters Per Week by Setting

Jul 18, 2016 - This table details the average number of family physician patient encounters per week by setting.

About AAFP : Get to Know the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/about/the-aafp/family-medicine-specialty/facts/table-6(rev).html

Resolution No. 501 (California A) - Endorse Access Without Age Restriction to ...

Oct 6, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians write to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to urge that all adolescents be included in the over-the-counter (OTC) oral contraceptives studies required by the FDA (e.g., label comprehension study, actual use ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 210 (Co-Sponsored H) - Address the Growing Loss of Rural Obstetrical ...

Aug 29, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians and commissions work with the National Rural Health Association (NRHA), the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), and other engaged groups to address the growing loss of rural obstetrical services ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 307 (West Virginia A) - Engage the AARP Regarding its APRN Initiatives ...

Aug 8, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) invite key leaders of the AARP to the AAFP headquarters office to offer informed conversation regarding the role of family medicine in cost-effective patient care, and be it further that a possible outcome of an ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/resolutions2/westvirginia-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 604 (Utah A) - CMS Funding for Graduate Medical Education -- Congress of...

Oct 26, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians dedicate resources to engage the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in requiring that a specified proportion of Graduate Medical Education funding be dedicated to the training of family medicine physicians, and ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2017/resolutions2/utah-a.mem.html

Mental Health Care Services by Family Physicians (Position Paper)

Aug 24, 2018 - Read the AAFP's position paper on mental health care services provided by family physicians.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/mental-services.html

Resolution No. 601 (Georgia E) - Developing a Campaign for Medical Students Related to ...

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians develop and disseminate a campaign program to medical students, highlighting the breadth and depth of family medicine, and the need for the best and brightest to enter the field, and be it further that the American ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 602 (New York E) - Increase Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Education ...

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American American Academy of Family Physicians encourage every family medicine residency program to include Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) training, and be it further that the AAFP offer Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) continuing medical education ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 604 (Utah A) - Providing Financial Incentives to Encourage Graduating ...

Aug 16, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) advocate that, under a minimum monthly payment plan, the remaining balance for each 1 year of federal medical student loans be forgiven for every 2 years of full-time work in a primary care position within the ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/resolutions2/utah-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 304 (New Jersey C) - Limiting Additional Metrics to Reduce ...

Aug 31, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physiciansdevelop a policy that the AAFP will not endorse any proposed metric unless there is a concomitant elimination of an existing metric from the organization proposing and seeking endorsement of the new metric.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2017/resolutions2/newjersey-c.mem.html

Resolution No. 502 (California B) - Medicaid Coverage of Over-the-Counter Emergency ...

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians to advocate that emergency contraception, whether over-the-counter or by prescription, be a covered benefit under all Medicaid programs for all women of reproductive age.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Poverty and Health - The Family Medicine Perspective (Position Paper)

Oct 20, 2015 - Find out the ways in which the American Academy of Family Physicians transforms health care to achieve optimal health for everyone.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/policy-povertyhealth.html

Resolution No. 505 (Missouri B) - Eliminating Barriers in Rural Communities for Cardiac...

Aug 26, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) request the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, National Coverage Determination for Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs rules be modified to allow for cardiac rehabilitation programs in rural counties to ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/resolutions2/missouri-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 210 (New Mexico B) - Non-Physician Faculty Membership -- Congress of ...

Aug 13, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians create a non-voting membership category for non-physician faculty of family medicine training programs, and that upon creation of a non-voting membership category for non-physician faculty of family medicine residency ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/resolutions2/newmexico-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 403 (Minnesota B) - Health in All Policy Development -- Congress of ...

Aug 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)develop a formal policy entitled Health in All Policies (HiAP), where Health in All Policies is a collaborative approach to improving the health of all people by incorporating health considerations into ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/resolutions2/minnesota-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 203 (Co-Sponsored A) - Political Action Committee (PAC) Dues Check Off ...

Apr 11, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) add an option for chapters to include PAC contributions to the AAFP dues invoice.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2017/resolutions2/co-sponsored-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 607 (Washington A) - Climate CME and the Public Health -- Congress of ...

Jul 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians proactively expand its continuing medical education offerings that prepare physicians to identify, manage, and prevent health conditions related to human induced climate change.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Table 14: Number of Babies Delivered

Jul 18, 2016 - This table details the number of babies delivered by family physicians in 2017.

About AAFP : Get to Know the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/about/the-aafp/family-medicine-specialty/facts/table-16(rev).html

Resolution No. 510 (Virginia B) - Unsolicited Requests for Compound Topical Medications...

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians request the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services consider requiring compound pharmacies to inform patients of what the actual cost is to the patient and ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2017/resolutions2/virginia-b.mem.html

Cesarean Delivery in Family Medicine (Position Paper)

Jan 4, 2018 - Read the AAFP's position on the role of family physicians in delivering maternity care including cesarean delivery.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/cesarean-delivery.html

Resolution No. 201 (New Mexico A) - Engaging Former Officers and Directors of the AAFP ...

Aug 22, 2016 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians create formal venues for former officers and directors to participate and lead the AAFP including, but not limited to, encouraging former officers and directors to continue to participate as non-voting members of ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 507 (Co-Sponsored J) - Remove the Fifth Vital Sign (The Pain Score) -- ...

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians work to bring to the attention of the legislature, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the America’s Health Insurance Plans, accrediting organizations (e.g., National ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 308 (Texas A) - Credentialing Deemed Status -- Congress of Delegates

Sep 7, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians promote federal and state legislation to streamline and standardize the credentialing process, and be it further that the AAFP strongly advocate that once a credential has been primary source verified by The Joint ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 205 (New Mexico D) - Non-Physician Faculty Membership -- Congress of ...

Sep 6, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians create a nonvoting membership category for non-physician faculty of family medicine training programs, and be it further that upon creation of a nonvoting membership category for non-physician faculty of family medicine...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

About the American Academy of Family Physicians

Jan 3, 2017 - Explore the history of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

About AAFP : Get to Know the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/about/the-aafp/history.html

Resolution No. 605 (New Mexico B) - Student Loan Repayment for Primary Care Faculty ...

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians work with organizations such as the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine to study the feasibility of pursuing legislation to allow primary care faculty physicians to qualify for loan repayment programs, especially for...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 507 (Co-Sponsored E) - Oppose the Criminalization of Self-Induced ...

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians advocate against any legislative efforts to criminalize self-induced abortion.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 604 (New York State A) - Increase Continuing Medical Education Credit ...

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians increase the allowable continuing medical education (CME) credit provided for teaching to a maximum of 50 percent of the CME hours required over a 3-year cycle [up to 75 hours of the presently required 150 hours].

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Research - Ethical Participation by Family Physicians

Mar 19, 2019 - Read the ethical considerations for physicians to follow when conducting medical research.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/research-ethical.html

Workforce Reform

May 8, 2019 - Read AAFP's recommendations of the reforms needed to address the family physician workforce.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/workforce-reform.html

Resolution No. 606 (Co-Sponsored G) - Student Loan Forgiveness Post Teaching in a ...

Aug 22, 2016 - This resolution asks that the American American Academy of Family Physicians, through advocacy efforts, seek student loan forgiveness for family physicians who after completing residency enter into teaching with a residency program in family medicine.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 511 (New York B) - Physician Protection under Single Payer -- 2016 ...

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American American Academy of Family Physicians only support single payer models that include protections for practicing physicians from unilateral decisions by the payer.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Marijuana and Cannabinoids: Health, Research and Regulatory Considerations (Position ...

Jul 23, 2019 - Read the AAFP's position on marijuana and cannobinoids.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/marijuana-cannabinoids.html

Tobacco: Preventing and Treating Nicotine Dependence and Tobacco Use (Position Paper)

May 9, 2019 - Read the AAFP's position paper on the preventing and treating nicotine and tobacco use.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/nicotine-tobacco-prevention.html

Resolution No. 202 (Co-Sponsored J) - Expand Online Offerings of the American Family ...

Oct 14, 2015 - This resolution asks that the American Family Physician journal offer additional content online that may not be available in print, enhancing their ability to timely and cost-effectively disseminate relevant articles to readership.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Family Medicine Facts

Oct 7, 2014 - Read facts about the family medicine specialty as well as the membership in American Academy of Family Physicians.

About AAFP : Get to Know the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/about/the-aafp/family-medicine-specialty/facts.html

Residency Training Leading to Dual Board Certification

May 8, 2019 - Read the AAFP's position on preferred three-year residency programs leading to board certification.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/residency-training.html

Resolution No. 512 (New York I) - Single Payer -- 2016 Resolutions

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American American Academy of Family Physicians advocate for a single payer health care system in the United States that is financed through taxes to replace the current multiple-payer approach, and be it further that the AAFP advocate for a national ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Gun Violence, Prevention of (Position Paper)

Mar 19, 2019 - Read AAFP's position on the prevention of gun violence.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

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

Award for Excellence in Graduate Medical Education 2019 Winners -- Student, Resident ...

Aug 20, 2019 - These residents were selected as the winners of the 2019 AAFP Award for Excellence in Graduate Medical Education.

About AAFP : Awards, Scholarships, and Fellowships

https://www.aafp.org/about/awards-scholarships/student/gme/2019-winners.mem.html

Resolution No. 401 (Georgia A) - Quantitating Increased Risk -- 2015 Resolutions

Jul 14, 2016 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians in its publications and the publications it supports that quantitative risk information (such as absolute risk, incidence of adverse events, specific population information, number needed to treat (NNT) and number ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 506 (Oregon B) - Finding a Solution to the Artificially Inflated Cost of...

Oct 15, 2015 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians issue a report to the 2016 Congress of Delegates outlining for members and patients the reasons for the steep increase in the costs of previously affordable generic drugs, and be it further that the AAFP search for ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 302 (New York State B) - Support Placement and Coverage of Long-Acting ...

Oct 14, 2015 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians support a policy that Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives methods be a recommended option for postpartum women prior to hospital discharge, and be it further that the American Academy of Family Physicians support a ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 422 (California F) - Improve Access to Health Care for Formerly ...

Aug 13, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians support efforts to improve access to health care for formerly incarcerated persons following their release.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/resolutions2/california-f.mem.html

Resolution No. 511 (New Mexico A) - Expansion of Scope of Practice Review Panel -- 2015...

May 23, 2016 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians improve the process of informed decision making by state governments about health care professional scope of practice expansion requests, and be it further that the AAFP offer model legislation to chapters to promote ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 410 (New York State D) - Oppose the Mandatory Drug Testing of Pregnant ...

May 23, 2016 - This resolution asks that in the interest of both patients and providers, the American Academy of Family Physicians oppose the creation of legislation that requires physicians do mandatory drug testing on pregnant women, and be it further that the American Academy of Family Physicians ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Colonoscopy (Position Paper)

Sep 6, 2018 - Read the AAFP position paper on family physicians' scope of practice regarding a colonoscopy test.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

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

AAFP Privacy Policy

Mar 15, 2019 - AAFP's website collects various data types to provide information to the company for use while protecting the privacy of its members and customers

About AAFP : About

https://www.aafp.org/about-site/about/privacy.html

Resolution No. 508 (New Jersey B) - Pharmacy Formularies -- Congress of Delegates

Aug 14, 2019 - This resolution asks the American Academy of Family Physicians pursue legislation and/or regulation in New Jersey requiring that all generic medications in a class should be in a plan’s formulary, pursue legislation and/or regulation requiring that all pharmacy benefits managers ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/resolutions2/newjersey-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 210 (Mississippi B) - ICD-10 and Its Negative Impact on Family Physician...

Apr 18, 2016 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians continue to follow the negative impact and financial burdens on family physicians by the implementation of ICD-10 and work to relieve them, including such actions as fighting for longer grace periods from audit and ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Performance Measures Criteria

Dec 20, 2018 - Learn about the AAFP's position on performance measure criteria including its measurability and achievability.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/performance-measures.html

Colposcopy (Position Paper)

Sep 10, 2018 - Read the AAFP position paper on family physicians' scope of practice regarding a colposcopy test to detect cervical cancer.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

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

Resolution No. 203 (Washington C) - Allying with Osteopathic Family Physicians -- ...

Aug 21, 2019 - This resolution asks that the AAFP and ACOFP partner around a common pathway to AAFP state chapter membership for ACOFP members in those states without a constituent state ACOFP chapter.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/resolutions2/washington-c.mem.html

Vision and Principles of a Quality Measurement Strategy for Primary Care (Position Paper)

Mar 14, 2019 - Read AAFP's recommendations of the Vision and Principles of a Quality Measurement Strategy for Primary Care

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/visionprinciples-qualitymeasurement.html

Radiology (Position Paper)

Nov 1, 2017 - Read the AAFP's position paper on radiology practice in reference to family physicians.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

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

Resolution No. 402 (Colorado A) - Diversity Support -- 2016 Resolutions

Apr 17, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians establish an Office of Diversity that will serve as the official AAFP repository for policies and information related to discrimination, diversity, and cultural proficiency that will coordinate active promotion of ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2016/resolutions/colorado-a3.mem.html

Resolution No. 607 (Georgia F) - Student Loan Debt -- 2016 Resolutions

Aug 22, 2016 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physiciansthrough advocacy efforts, seek student loan forgiveness for family physicians who meet the following conditions: 1. work in a designated medically underserved setting, and 2. precept medical students and/or family ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 409 (Michigan A) - Help Family Physicians Educate Their Patients More ...

Aug 22, 2016 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians invest additional resources to accelerate the production of more patient education videos, and be it further that the AAFP license appropriate existing videos or create new videos that family physicians can use similar ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Preconception Care (Position Paper)

May 4, 2018 - Read the AAFP's position paper on preconception care. Preconception care is defined as individualized care for men and women that is focused on reducing maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/preconception-care.html

Breastfeeding, Family Physicians Supporting (Position Paper)

May 17, 2017 - Read the AAFP's position paper on support for breastfeeding.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/breastfeeding-support.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

Research, Family Medicine Journals

Jul 25, 2016 - Read AAFP's position on the availability of publications for original family medicine research.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/research-family.html

Political Action

Aug 22, 2018 - Read the AAFP's recommendations on effective communication with legislators at all levels of government to support the family medicine specialty.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/political-action.html

Resolution No. 513 (Virginia B) - Medicare Annual Wellness Visits -- 2015 Resolutions

May 24, 2016 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians, via direct contact with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Administration and U.S. Congress, advocate for the central role of primary care in performing the Annual Wellness Visits and support ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Award for Excellence in Graduate Medical Education 2017 Winners -- Student, Resident ...

Aug 8, 2017 - These residents were selected as the winners of the 2017 AAFP Award for Excellence in Graduate Medical Education.

About AAFP : Awards, Scholarships, and Fellowships

https://www.aafp.org/about/awards-scholarships/student/gme/2017-winners.mem.html

Resolution No. 202 (Texas B) - Executive Membership Category -- Congress of Delegates

Aug 26, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) create a membership category for family physicians in executive leadership positions with no patient care duties considering the following eligibility, requirements, and privileges.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/resolutions2/texas-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 311 (Co-Sponsored H) - Support for Independent Practices -- 2016 ...

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American American Academy of Family Physicians prepare a policy statement explicitly supporting family physicians in private practice, and be it further that the American Academy of Family Physicians update and supplement its existing educational materials ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

FMIG Network Program of Excellence Award -- Student, Resident and Faculty Awards

Jan 7, 2016 - Learn about the FMIG Network Program of Excellence Award, which recognizes groups for their efforts to stimulate interest in family medicine.

About AAFP : Awards, Scholarships, and Fellowships

https://www.aafp.org/about/awards-scholarships/student/fmig.html

Resolution No. 303 (Washington D) - Helping Family Physicians with Prior Authorization ...

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American American Academy of Family Physicians develop a policy statement regarding the prior authorization process, and be it further that the American Academy of Family Physicians educate its members as to 1) its ongoing efforts to address the prior ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 415 (Co-Sponsored B) - Reducing Gun Violence -- Congress of Delegates

Jul 13, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians support sensible restrictions on gun ownership at a state level, support, enforcement of existing gun laws, and support state laws that would protect children from dangerous or unsupervised gun use, gun control laws

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 404 (Georgia B) - Encourage Expansion of Venues for Family Medicine Peer...

May 7, 2015 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians and the family of family medicine explore additional venues for peer reviewed publications and posters, and be it further that the AAFP report back the findings on exploring additional venues for peer reviewed ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/previous/2014/resolutions/georgia-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 405 (New York State C) - Health Impact of Gentrification -- 2015 ...

May 23, 2016 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians request the Robert Graham Center for Policy Studies in Family Medicine and Primary Care investigate how the process of gentrification impacts health outcomes and create potential policy recommendations that could ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 410 (New York J) - Xenophobic Antidiscrimination Statement -- 2016 ...

Aug 1, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians issue a strong statement condemning xenophobia in all its forms and that this statement be circulated through all available media outlets.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Tiered and Narrowed Physician Networks

Jan 3, 2019 - Read the AAFP's position on the use of tiered and narrowed primary care physician networks and its effect on family medicine.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/physician-networks.html

Resolution No. 412 (Louisiana A) - Elective Late Term Abortions -- 2016 Resolutions

Aug 22, 2016 - This resolution asks that the American American Academy of Family Physicians set a policy to not support or endorse elective late term abortions in the United States.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 602 (Co-Sponsored C) - CME Credit for SAM Group Workshops -- 2014 ...

Jul 14, 2016 - This resolution asks that the AAFP work with the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) to develop a process whereby AAFP members who participate in a Self-Assessment Module (SAM) group study workshop registered with the ABFM can obtain the appropriate number of live CME credits, and ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/previous/2014/resolutions/cosponsored-c.mem.html

Resolution No. 205 (New York State L) - Implementation of Non-discrimination in Health ...

Oct 14, 2015 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians support the initiative to proactively promote the awareness of Section 2706 through state-wide information exchange of digital and printed media for providers and patients alike4, and be it further that the AAFP lobby ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 510 (Illinois C) - Study of a National Publicly-Financed, ...

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American American Academy of Family Physicians consider commissioning a study of the effects of a national publicly-financed, privately-delivered health care system for all Americans, and its potential effects on individual health care access, public ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 514 (New York H) - Health Coverage for Nutritional Products for Inborn ...

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American American Academy of Family Physicians advocate with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and members of U.S. Congress for the classification of specialized nutritional products for the treatment of inborn errors of metabolism as an ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 207 (Texas A) - Task Force to Study Representation in the Congress of ...

Nov 13, 2014 - This resolution asks that the AAFP establish a task force comprised of representatives from small, medium, and large chapters to examine restructuring the current senatorial structure of the AAFP's Congress of Delegates to one based on limited proportional representation as a means to ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/previous/2014/resolutions/texas-a.mem.html

Graduate Medical Education Financing Policy

Sep 27, 2018 - Read AAFP's six principles for GME financing reform.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/gme-financing.html

Leadership in State Government Advocacy -- Chapter Awards

Jul 1, 2019 - Read about the award for leadership in state government advocacy given to those who make outstanding contributions to improving a chapter's advocacy efforts.

About AAFP : Awards, Scholarships, and Fellowships

https://www.aafp.org/about/awards-scholarships/chapters/leadership.html

Resolution No. 509 (Washington E) - Prorated Approach to Primary Care Loan Repayment ...

May 23, 2016 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians advocate, in conjunction with other interested stakeholders and organizations, for a graduated loan repayment scale for the National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program and other federal loan repayment programs ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

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