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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...

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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.

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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 ...

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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 ...

Nov 5, 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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

Nov 5, 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 ...

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

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

Nov 5, 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 ...

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

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

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

Nov 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians encourage existing and starting new clinical behavioral health fellowships for family medicine physicians.

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

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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...

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

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

Nov 5, 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 ...

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

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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

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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.

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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. 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.

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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 ...

Nov 5, 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

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

Nov 5, 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

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.

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

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

Nov 5, 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 ...

Nov 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 ...

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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.

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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.

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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 ...

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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.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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

Oct 7, 2019 - Read the ethical considerations for physicians to follow when conducting medical research.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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