May 8, 2019 - Researchers find that family medicine residents who train in teaching health centers often practice in safety-net settings such as federally qualified health centers, rural health clinics, public health clinics, institutional clinics and clinics that are part of the Indian Health Service.
AAFP News : Physician Education and Development
May 28, 2019 - The Family Medicine Advocacy Summit opened with detailed advice on how FPs can use stories and data to win greater support from legislators for primary care.
AAFP News : Government and Medicine
May 8, 2019 - A comprehensive analysis of Medicare claims data revealed that on a per-patient basis, low-value care spending is less when care is provided by family physicians rather than by other primary care physicians.
AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues
May 28, 2019 - A new coalition co-founded by the Academy aims to realign the incentives and design of health care, writes AAFP Senior Vice President for Advocacy, Practice Advancement and Policy Shawn Martin.
AAFP News : In the Trenches : Blogs