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It’s a Match: Family Medicine Celebrates a Decade of Growth in the Specialty

Mar 15, 2019 - It’s a Match: Family Medicine Celebrates a Decade of Growth in the Specialty

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The Ohio State University College of Medicine Student Named National Coordinator for ...

Mar 6, 2017 - The Ohio State University College of Medicine Student Named National Coordinator for Medical Student Network

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2017/the-ohio-state-university-college-of-medicine-student-named-national-coordinator-for-medical-student-network.html

Continued Uptick in Students Choosing Family Medicine Welcome, But More Growth Needed ...

Mar 17, 2017 - Continued Uptick in Students Choosing Family Medicine Welcome, But More Growth Needed to Fill the Primary Care Physician Pipeline

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Number of Students Choosing Family Medicine Dips, Despite Skyrocketing Demand -- -- 2009

Mar 19, 2009 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - Demand for family physicians is up and growing. Proposals for health system reform focus on increasing the number of primary care physicians in America. Despite those trends, the number of future physicians who chose family medicine dipped this year, according to the ...

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AAFP Sustains Fight to Reduce Administrative Complexity for Family Medicine

Aug 15, 2019 - AAFP Sustains Fight to Reduce Administrative Burden for Family Medicine

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/kits/aafp-sustains-fight-to-reduce-administrative-burden-for-family-medicine.html

AAFP Honors Medical Schools for Their Outstanding Contributions to Building the Family ...

May 3, 2013 - BALTIMORE - Twelve of the nation’s 126 allopathic medical schools were honored today by the American Academy of Family Physicians for contributing the most to the pipeline of family physicians.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2013/medical-schools-top-ten-awards1.html

Match Day 2018: More Students Match Into Family Medicine While Specialty Eyes New ...

Mar 16, 2018 - Match 2018 - More students choosing family medicine

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More Students Match Into Family Medicine While Specialty Eyes New Workforce Goals

Mar 16, 2018 - More Students Match Into Family Medicine While Specialty Eyes New Workforce Goals

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Family Medicine Welcomes Primary Care Workforce Access Improvement Act

Dec 15, 2011 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - Family medicine educators and family physicians today hailed the introduction of the Primary Care Workforce Access Improvement Act of 2011 as an important step toward ensuring that Americans have access to needed health care in the future. The bipartisan legislation, ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2011/primary-care-workforce-access-improvement-act.html

2015 Match Results — Continued Interest in Family Medicine Necessary, Needs to ...

Mar 20, 2015 - Interest in family medicine continued its upward trend for the sixth consecutive year, according to the 2015 National Residency Matching Program results released today. However, both the overall growth and the rise in U.S. medical school graduates choosing family medicine have slowed ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2015/match-2015.html

UCF College of Medicine Student Named to Key Liaison Position For American Academy of ...

Mar 6, 2017 - UCF College of Medicine Student Named to Key Liaison Position For American Academy of Family Physicians

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2017/university-of-central-florida-college-of-medicine-student-named-key-liaison-position-for-american-academy-of-family-physicians.html

Student Interest in Family Medicine Improves But Slows After Two Years of Increases

Mar 16, 2012 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - Interest in family medicine held steady among graduating medical students this year, according to the 2012 National Residency Matching Program results released today. This year, family medicine residency training programs this year attracted 1,335 U.S. medical school ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2012/student-interest-in-family-medicine-improves.html

Ranks of Family Medicine Residents Grow for Fourth Consecutive Year

Mar 15, 2013 - Medical student interest in family medicine continued its growth this year, according to the 2013 National Residency Matching Program results released today. This year, family medicine training programs attracted 2,938 students compared to 2,611 in 2012. (LINK to US MED STUDENTS MATCH ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2013/match2013.html

University of Missouri School of Medicine Student Named Regional Coordinator of AAFP ...

Feb 3, 2014 - Andrea Schuster, a fourth-year medical student at the University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, has been named a regional coordinator for the American Academy of Family Physicians National Family Medicine Interest Group Network. As coordinator, Schuster will serve as a ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/andrea-schuster-missouri-family-medicine-interest-group-coordinator.html

Family Medicine Charts and Graphs

Jun 11, 2013 - AAFP has made these charts and graphs available for use by journalists to help illustrate the care delivered by family physicians.

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Match Day 2015

Mar 20, 2015 - Medical student interest in family medicine continued its growth this year, according to the 2013 National Residency Matching Program results released today. This year, family medicine training programs attracted 2,938 students compared to 2,611 in 2012. This year’s Match numbers(1 page...

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Grants Fund Childhood Obesity Projects in Family Medicine Residencies

Dec 16, 2011 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - The American Academy of Family Physicians, the AAFP Foundation and MetLife Foundation are pleased to announce a series of grants to nine family medicine residency programs across the nation to help reduce childhood obesity in their communities. The grants will support ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2011/family-medicine-residency-childhood-obesity-projects.html

University of Alabama, Birmingham, School of Medicine Student Named Regional ...

Mar 6, 2017 - University of Alabama, Birmingham, School of Medicine Student Named Regional Coordinator of AAFP Family Medicine Interest Group

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Stanford School of Medicine Student Named Regional Coordinator of AAFP Family Medicine ...

Mar 6, 2017 - Stanford School of Medicine Student Named Regional Coordinator of AAFP Family Medicine Interest Group

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Georgetown University School of Medicine Student Named Regional Coordinator of AAFP ...

Mar 6, 2017 - Georgetown University School of Medicine Student Named Regional Coordinator of AAFP Family Medicine Interest Group

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AAFP Program of Excellence Awards Recognize 19 Family Medicine Interest Groups

Jun 30, 2015 - The American Academy of Family Physicians has named 19 medical school Family Medicine Interest Groups as the 2015 Program of Excellence Award winners for their outstanding activities in generating interest in family medicine.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2015/release-program-of-excellence-awards.html

Space Coast Volunteers In Medicine Clinic to Open April 25, 2011

Apr 20, 2011 - A new free clinic, dedicated to providing free medical and dental care to uninsured residents of Brevard County, is scheduled to open April 25, 2011 in Palm Bay. Space Coast Volunteers in Medicine clinic will accept patients who earn less than 200 percent of the federal poverty level ...

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East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine Student Named Regional ...

Mar 6, 2017 - East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine Student Named Regional Coordinator of AAFP Family Medicine Interest Group

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2017/east-tennessee-state-university-quillen-college-of-medicine-student-named-regional-coordinator-of-aafp-family-medicine-interest-group.html

Joint Principles for Protecting the Patient-Physician Relationship

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Physicians, Medical Educators, Community Health Centers Strongly Support Training the ...

Feb 1, 2019 - Physicians, Medical Educators, Community Health Centers Strongly Support Training the Next Generation of Primary Care Doctors Act of 2019

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2019/training-next-generation-of-primary-care-doctors.html

Medical Student Interest in Family Medicine Continues to Grow

Mar 21, 2014 - Interest in family medicine continued its upward trend for the fifth consecutive year, according to the 2014 National Residency Matching Program results released today. This year, 1,416 U.S. medical school graduates matched to family medicine residency training, up 333 since 2009 and an...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/match-day-2014.html

AAFP Statement: AAFP Joins Cover the Uninsured Week Partners to Urge Policy-Makers to ...

Mar 13, 2009 - One of the least visible but most concerning effects of an economic downturn is the loss of access to health care. With a record number of unemployed Americans, we can expect to see the number of uninsured Americans increase dramatically. In January, the Kaiser Family Foundation report,...

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Family Physician Shortage Could End With Targeted Policies that Value Primary Care

Mar 13, 2014 - The United States could end the shortage of family physicians by increasing family medicine residency training positions to 4,475 by 2025, according to the recently issued Family Physician Workforce Reform: Recommendations of the American Academy of Family Physicians. In order to reach ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/familiy-physician-shortage-end-value-primary-care.html

AAFP Welcomes Support for Primary Care

Feb 27, 2014 - The American Academy of Family Physicians applauds the proposal, reportedly included in the President’s 2015 budget, which would invest significantly in the primary care workforce. The policies proposed by the President are consistent with recommendations the AAFP has long advanced as ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/AAFP-welcome-support-for-primary-care.html

Albany Medical College Student Named Regional Coordinator of AAFP Family Medicine ...

Mar 6, 2017 - Albany Medical College Student Named Regional Coordinator of AAFP Family Medicine Interest Group

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AAFP: Discrimination Based on Religion Not the Answer to U.S. Security Woes

Jan 31, 2017 - AAFP: Discrimination Based on Religion Not the Answer to U.S. Security Woes

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2017/immigration.html

AAFP Program of Excellence Awards Recognize 16 Family Medicine Interest Groups

Jul 6, 2012 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - The Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) at the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine is one of 16 winners of the American Academy of Family Physicians 2012 Program of Excellence Awards for its outstanding activities in generating interest in family ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2012/aafp-fmig-program-of-excellence-awards-2012.html

AAFP Honors Top 10 Medical Schools for Contributions to Family Medicine Workforce

Apr 27, 2012 - Ten allopathic medical schools that have contributed the most to the pipeline of family physicians were honored today when the American Academy of Family Physicians presented its Top Ten Awards during the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference. The awards ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2012/top-ten-medical-schools-family-medicine.html

AAFP Statement: AAFP Commends CMS for Improving Medicare ACO Final Rule, Announcing the...

Oct 21, 2011 - The Medicare Accountable Care Organization final rule recently released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services represents a substantial step toward mending America’s broken health care system. The final rule sets the stage for transforming the way patients receive care and ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2011/aco-final-rule.html

AAFP Welcomes First Move by FDA to Reduce Nicotine in Cigarettes

Mar 20, 2018 - AAFP Welcomes First Move by FDA to Reduce Nicotine in Cigarettes

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2018/aafp-welcomes-first-move-by-fda-to-reduce-nicotine-in-cigarettes.html

Medicare Physician Pay Cuts Could Stymie Elderly, Disabled Patients’ Access to Needed Care

Nov 15, 2012 - Pending Medicare physician pay cuts and sequestration budget reductions threaten elderly and disabled patients’ access to health care as family physicians struggle to make up for financial losses wrought by the reductions. That’s the conclusion that can be drawn from an analysis of ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2012/medicare-physician-payment.html

Growth in 2016 Match Results Will Fail to Fill the Primary Care Physician Pipeline

Mar 18, 2016 - Growth in 2016 Match Results Fails to Fill Primary Care Pipeline

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2016/match-2016.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

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Match Day 2019: Decade of Growth Fuels Future of Primary Care

Mar 15, 2019 - Match 2019: Decade of Growth Fuels Future of Primary Care

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/kits/match-day-2019.html

Texas Family Physician Receives Public Health Award at American Academy of Family ...

Oct 17, 2012 - Phillip Huang, MD, MPH, a family physician from Austin, Texas, was awarded the 2012 Public Health Award by the American Academy of Family Physicians at its annual meeting in Philadelphia. The AAFP’s Public Health Award recognizes individuals who have made or are making extraordinary ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2012/philip-huang-public-health-award.html

Robert Graham, MD, Receives National Honor from American Academy of Family Physicians

Sep 14, 2011 - ORLANDO, Fla. - Robert Graham, MD, director of the Aligning Forces for Quality Program at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and professor of family medicine at the University of Cincinnati, today was awarded the 2011 John G. Walsh Award by the American Academy of Family Physicians at ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2011/robertgraham-johngwalshaward.html

Ohio Family Physician Receives Public Health Award at American Academy of Family ...

Sep 14, 2011 - ORLANDO, Fla. - Rob Crane, MD, a family physician from Dublin, Ohio, was awarded the 2011 Public Health Award by the American Academy of Family Physicians at its annual meeting in Orlando, Fla. The AAFP’s Public Health Award recognizes individuals who have made or are making ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2011/publichealthaward-crane.html

AAFP Praises Bill that Prevents Medicaid Payment Cuts, Calls for Action on Ensuring ...

Nov 24, 2014 - More than 62 million Americans, particularly women and children, rely on the U.S. House and Senate passing the ‘Ensuring Access to Primary Care for Women and Children Act,’ recently introduced in the Senate by U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and now introduced by U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/medicaid-ensuring-access-to-primary-care-for-women-children-act.html

Memorial Hermann Teams With TransforMED to Expand Patient-Centered Primary Care to ...

May 8, 2012 - Leawood, Kan. - MHMD, the physician network of Houston-based Memorial Hermann Healthcare System, has begun work with TransforMED to transform six of its Houston-area medical practices into patient-centered medical homes (PCMH). TransforMED is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the American ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2012/transformed-memorial-hermann.html

Teaching Health Centers and Graduate Medical Education Reform

Sep 17, 2019 - Teaching Health Centers and Graduate Medical Education Reform

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/kits/gme-teaching-health-centers.html

Lauren Segelhorst Named Regional Coordinator For National Medical Student Network

Feb 3, 2014 - Lauren Segelhorst, a second-year student at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, has been named a regional coordinator for the American Academy of Family Physicians National Family Medicine Interest Group Network. As coordinator, Segelhorst will serve as a ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/lauren-segelhorst-named-regional-coordinator-national-medical-student-network.html

Carina Brown Named Regional Coordinator for National Medical Student Network

Feb 3, 2014 - Carina Brown, a third-year student at Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, Pa., has been named a regional coordinator for the American Academy of Family Physicians National Family Medicine Interest Group Network. As coordinator, Brown will serve as a consultant ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/carina-brown-national-medical-student-network-aafp.html

Aurora Native Syed Mustafa Alavi Named National Coordinator For Medical Student Network

Feb 3, 2014 - Syed Mustafa Alavi, an Aurora, Ill., native and third-year student at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, has been named national coordinator for the American Academy of Family Physicians National Family Medicine Interest Group Network.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/syed-mustafa-alavi-nationa-coodinator-medical-student-network.html

Leading Health Care Groups Urge Providers To Talk to Pregnant Women About Influenza ...

Dec 9, 2011 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - The nation’s leading health care organizations joined forces today in a common message stressing the importance of pregnant women being vaccinated against seasonal influenza to protect themselves and their unborn babies. In a group letter sent to health care ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2011/pregnancy-influenza-vaccine.html

Rebuild Primary Care-Based System with Health Professions Grants, Family Medicine ...

Feb 19, 2009 - WASHINGTON - The Obama administration can begin to address the primary care physician shortage and improve the efficiency of the U.S. health care system with a single action: allocate $215 million to support primary care medical education through Section 747 of Title VII in the Public ...

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