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ABFM Director Nominations

Oct 26, 2017 - During of the 2009 Congress of Delegates, it was decided that this nomination process will change and that the AAFP Boar d of Directors, at the recommendation of the Subcommittee on Screening wi ll choose members to present to the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM). From these ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/commissions/ABFMdirector.html

AAFP delegates to the AMA

Oct 26, 2017 - This page gives member information on the process of being selected as an AAFP delegate to the AMA

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/commissions/ama-delegates.html

Resolution No. 503 (Co-Sponsored C) - Health Care is a Right -- Congress of Delegates Restricted content. Login required.

Oct 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians recognize that health care is a basic human right for every person and not a privilege.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 516 (Member B) - AAFP Statement in Support of DACA -- Congress of Delegates Restricted content. Login required.

Oct 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians Physicians issue a statement strongly opposing termination of protections afforded by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 413 (Member A) - AAFP Statement Against Limiting Transgender Troops in ... Restricted content. Login required.

Oct 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians to issue a statement opposing the ban on transgender persons serving in the United States Armed Forces.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2017/resolutions2/resolution-413.mem.html

Resolution No. 202 (Minnesota C) - Support Employed Physicians Involvement in the ... Restricted content. Login required.

Oct 17, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians create tools that members can use to demonstrate the value of involvement in leadership roles with AAFP.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 501 (California A) - Endorse Access Without Age Restriction to ... Restricted content. Login required.

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

Specialty Hospitals

Oct 5, 2017 - Read AAFP's policy on the need for a clearly defined whole hospital' exception.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/specialty-hospitals.html

Continuity and Coordination of Care Long-Term Care Facilities

Oct 4, 2017 - Read about AAFP's position on continuity and coordination of care in long-term care facilities

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

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

Colonoscopy Privileging

Oct 4, 2017 - Read the AAFP's position on granting privileges to family physicians trained to perform colonoscopy.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

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

Continuity of Care, Definition of

Oct 4, 2017 - Learn AAFP's definition of continuity of care.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

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

Elder Mistreatment

Oct 4, 2017 - Learn about AAFP's policy on elder mistreatment.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/elder-mistreatment.html

Home Health Care

Oct 4, 2017 - Learn about AAFP's policy on home health care.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

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

Pre- and Post-Operative Care

Oct 4, 2017 - Read the AAFP's recommendation on the role of the family physician before and after surgery.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

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

Primary Care

Oct 4, 2017 - Read the AAFP's definition of primary care related terms and appropriate usage recommendations.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

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

Professional Competence Evaluation

Oct 4, 2017 - Read the AAFP's opinion on competency evaluation including board recertification.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/professional-competence.html

Hospital Medical Staff, Board Certification for Membership

Oct 4, 2017 - Read about AAFP's policy on board certification of hospital medical staff.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/staff-certification.html

AAFP Bylaws -- Congress of Delegates Restricted content. Login required.

Oct 3, 2017 - View the bylaws adopted by the 2017 AAFP Congress of Delegates.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/bylaws.mem.html

Laboratories Sharing Data

Oct 3, 2017 - Read the AAFP's policy statement on laboratories sharing data.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/laboratories-data.html

2017 Resolutions -- Congress of Delegates Restricted content. Login required.

Sep 25, 2017 - Resolutions submitted for the 2017 Congress of Delegates.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 504 (Co-Sponsored B) - Recognize Health Care as a Human Right -- ... Restricted content. Login required.

Sep 25, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians recognize that health care is a human right for every person, not a privilege.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 305 (Illinois A) - Medicare Wellness Visits -- Congress of Delegates Restricted content. Login required.

Sep 25, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians advocate to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) officials that the Medicare Wellness Visit only be reimbursed to the primary care provider designated by CMS to be that provider for a particular Medicare...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 307 (Illinois B) - Direct Primary Care (DPC) Demonstration Project -- ... Restricted content. Login required.

Sep 25, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians work with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and/or state Medicaid officials to set up a pilot project which demonstrates the value and outcomes that a panel of patients within a region receives through a ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 505 (Illinois C) - Recognize Health Care as a Human Right -- Congress of... Restricted content. Login required.

Sep 25, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians recognize that health care is a human right for every person, not a privilege.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 608 (New Hampshire A) - Integrative Medicine in Family Medicine -- ... Restricted content. Login required.

Sep 25, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians explore engaging integrative medicine subject matter experts to work with the Commission on Continuing Professional Development to improve AAFP members’ understanding of the potential value of integrative medicine ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 605 (New Mexico A) - Structural Vulnerability -- Congress of Delegates Restricted content. Login required.

Sep 25, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians officially recognize structural vulnerability in medical education, graduate medical education, and physician practice as a significant contributor to physician burnout, and be it further that the AAFP study the concept...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 405 (New York State C) - Screening, Intervening, and Advocating to ... Restricted content. Login required.

Sep 25, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians support efforts to screen patients for food insecurity, using tools like the validated Hunger Vital Sign, and connect patients to federal nutrition programs and resources, and be it further that the American Academy of ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 402 (Oregon A) - Raising the Legal Age for Purchasing Tobacco Products ... Restricted content. Login required.

Sep 25, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians support raising the legal minimum age for purchasing tobacco products to 21.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 403 (Oregon B) - Sugar-Sweetened Beverages -- Congress of Delegates Restricted content. Login required.

Sep 25, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians create and make available resources for use by chapters to make advocacy concerning sugar-sweetened beverage policy easier.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 404 (Oregon C) - Integrating Public Health and Family Medicine -- ... Restricted content. Login required.

Sep 25, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians work with organizations integrating public health and family medicine to investigate partnership opportunities for greater physician involvement or opportunity in community development endeavors.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 201 (Kentucky A) - Invocation at the AAFP Congress of Delegates -- ... Restricted content. Login required.

Sep 22, 2017 - This resolution asks that in the spirit of diversity, the opening prayer be replaced with an interfaith blessing followed by a moment of silence for members of faith who are inclined, may invoke the blessing of their faith and those who profess no faith may count their blessing.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Douglas E. Henley, MD, FAAFP -- Executive Management Team

Sep 13, 2017 - Douglas E. Henley, M.D., FAAFP, serves as executive vice president and chief executive officer for the American Academy of Family Physicians. The AAFP is the medical specialty organization representing 115,900 family physicians and medical students nationwide.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/staff/henley.html

Physician Health First -- Programs and Initiatives

Sep 7, 2017 - Physician Health First is the AAFP’s initiative to improve the health and well-being of family physicians so they can stay passionate about patient care.

About AAFP : Programs and Initiatives

https://www.aafp.org/about/initiatives/physician-health-first.html

Mobile App -- Congress of Delegates Restricted content. Login required.

Aug 17, 2017 - Attendees and others who are interested in Congress of Delegates can download the mobile app (iOS and Android).

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/cod-app.mem.html

Award for Excellence in Graduate Medical Education 2017 Winners -- Student, Resident ... Restricted content. Login required.

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. 515 (Co-Sponsored I) - National Prescription Drug Monitoring Program -- ... Restricted content. Login required.

Aug 7, 2017 - This resolution asks the American Academy of Family Physicians to advocate for interoperability between prescription drug monitoring programs that will ensure secure data transport between systems and maintain the utmost highest level of privacy for patients’ history of controlled ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 305 (Georgia C) - National Telehealth Companies -- 2016 Resolutions Restricted content. Login required.

Aug 4, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians strongly encourage the national payers to insure the patient’s primary care physician is kept abreast of their patient’s telehealth visit(s) for proper follow up, and be it further that the AAFP suggest telehealth ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 410 (New York J) - Xenophobic Antidiscrimination Statement -- 2016 ... Restricted content. Login required.

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

Resolution No. 205 (Oregon D) - Nutrition at American Academy of Family Physicians ... Restricted content. Login required.

Aug 1, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American American Academy of Family Physicians make nutrition information available for the food served during official gatherings whenever able to do so.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Mission, Vision, and Strategic Plan

Jul 18, 2017 - Learn about the vision, mission, and strategic plan of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

About AAFP : Get to Know the Academy

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

Resolution No. 203 (Co-Sponsored E) - Continuous Quality Improvement and the Congress ... Restricted content. Login required.

Jun 21, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians appoint a task force to conduct an efficiency and governance study on the entire Congress of Delegates process and related activities (see attached list), and be it further that the task force composition include ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Awards

Jun 19, 2017 - The AAFP's award system is designed to recognize individuals and/or groups whose initiatives or efforts benefit the family medicine specialty.

About AAFP : Awards, Scholarships, and Fellowships

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

Board Reports -- Congress of Delegates Restricted content. Login required.

Jun 9, 2017 - Access the board reports for consideration by the 2017 Congress of Delegates.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2017/board-reports.mem.html

2016 Board of Directors Meetings -- Board of Directors

May 24, 2017 - These summaries cover the cover the actions from the 2016 Board of Directors meetings. The actions are summarized with page reference given where full text may be found in the minutes of the meeting.* No attempt has been made to detail actions. The main substance of policy adopted is ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/board-directors/2016board-minutesinbrief.html

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

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. 206 (Co-Sponsored C) - Expanding Capabilities for AAFP "My CME ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians adapt its My CME Transcript website to allow inclusion of a field that would allow automatic uploading of information about state-specific requirements to assist members in tracking all of their individual continuing ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 403 (Co-Sponsored D) - Climate Change and Health -- 2016 Resolutions Restricted content. Login required.

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians make available for members continuing medical education and patient education materials regarding the adverse health consequences associated with the changing climate, and the health benefits of implementing climate ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 204 (Co-Sponsored F) - Oath of AAFP Fellows -- 2016 Resolutions Restricted content. Login required.

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the Pledge of Fellowship for the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Degree of Fellow be changed to the following as drafted by the 2015 AAFP Commission on Membership and Member Services: As a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians I ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 311 (Co-Sponsored H) - Support for Independent Practices -- 2016 ... Restricted content. Login required.

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

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

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. 413 (Delaware A) - International Decade for People of African Descent --... Restricted content. Login required.

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

Resolution No. 307 (Georgia A) - Annual Wellness Visits -- 2016 Resolutions Restricted content. Login required.

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians once again approach the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to express our concerns over the practice of allowing independent service providers to perform Annual Wellness Visits with no communication of ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 304 (Georgia B) - Proper Valuation of Family Physicians in the Team and ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American American Academy of Family Physicians consulting firms valuating physician services for contracts and relative value units and their influence on physicians compensations, and be it further that the American Academy of Family Physicians appropriate...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

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

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. 306 (Georgia D) - DOT Exam for Diabetics: Family Physicians Completing ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians redouble efforts to urge the U.S. Department of Transportation correct this oversight and allow board certified/board eligible family physicians to fill out the required checklist for the Federal Diabetes Exemption ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 314 (Hawaii A) - Insurance Coverage of USPSTF A and B Recommendations --... Restricted content. Login required.

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American American Academy of Family Physicians advocate that all health plans be required to cover USPSTF A and B recommendations and vaccinations recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), and be it further that Medicare and ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 310 (Illinois B) - Strengthening Medicare by Eliminating Wasteful Health... Restricted content. Login required.

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American American Academy of Family Physicians advocate for parity in the reimbursement from the Medicare Trust Fund for similar services under Medicare Advantage plans and traditional Medicare.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 505 (Illinois A) - Medicare Prescription Drug Price Savings -- 2016 ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians advocate for strengthening Medicare by supporting legislation that allows Medicare to negotiate drug prices, and be it further that the AAFP advocate for strengthening Medicare by supporting legislation that allows ...

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

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

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. 610 (Late A) - Major Changes Needed in ABFM MOC Process -- 2016 Resolutions Restricted content. Login required.

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians express immediate changes are needed to the American Board of Family Medicine maintenance of certification process to reduce significantly both the annual expense and the time and work burden to a minimum, and be it ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 315 (Indiana A) - Autism Coverage -- 2016 Resolutions Restricted content. Login required.

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American American Academy of Family Physicians support coverage by medical insurance policies and health maintenance organization contracts for evidence-based therapies for autism spectrum disorders.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 516 (Late B) - Patient Access to Pharmaceuticals in Cases of Monopoly --... Restricted content. Login required.

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians publicly support and advocate for patients to have affordable access to widely-used, life-sustaining or life-saving medications in circumstances in which a pharmaceutical company holds monopoly power over that drug or ...

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

Resolution No. 312 (Michigan B) - Recognizing the Value of Physicians in Primary Care ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians work with other primary care specialty associations, medical societies, payers, regulators, and legislators to separate physicians from other primary care providers so as to highlight their higher level of training and ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 316 (New Jersey A) - Accessibility of Lab Reports -- 2016 Resolutions Restricted content. Login required.

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians advocate for improved physician access to labs ordered for their patients by other physicians.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 301 (Montana A) - Insurance Coverage for Pre-Authorization -- 2016 ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians develop and distribute to interested chapters, model state legislation requiring each insurer licensed in a state to pay at the rate of average office-based nursing salary and benefits for any time spent in ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 317 (New Jersey B) - Confidence Intervals in Performance Reports -- 2016... Restricted content. Login required.

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians strongly advocate the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that all provider performance reports on quality or cost of care for programs that tie performance to payment include confidence intervals and other...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Resolution No. 608 (New Mexico C) - Reciprocity of Training Licenses -- 2016 Resolutions Restricted content. Login required.

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians investigate the feasibility of pursuing legislation to provide reciprocity of training licenses among state medical boards.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

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

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. 503 (New York A) - Increase Access to Comprehensive Reproductive Health ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians advocate that comprehensive and appropriate health care be provided to incarcerated women in federal detention facilities including but not limited to reproductive health.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

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

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

Resolution No. 513 (New York C) - Make the Minimum Wage a Living Wage -- 2016 Resolutions Restricted content. Login required.

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American American Academy of Family Physicians support indexing the federal minimum wage to the Federal Poverty Level as a means of decreasing health disparities, and be it further that the AAFP support providing tax relief or other forms of relief for ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

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

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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

Resolution No. 512 (New York I) - Single Payer -- 2016 Resolutions Restricted content. Login required.

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 ...

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

Resolution No. 404 (Oregon A) - Climate Policy -- 2016 Resolutions Restricted content. Login required.

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American American Academy of Family Physicians update their climate change and air pollution policy to specifically include language about greenhouse emissions from human activities. For example: In recognition of the numerous and serious adverse health ...

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

Resolution No. 308 (Oregon B) - Direct-to-Consumer Advertising -- 2016 Resolutions Restricted content. Login required.

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American American Academy of Family Physicians support a ban on direct-to- consumer advertising of prescription drugs and medical devices.

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

Resolution No. 504 (Oregon E) - Medicare Drug Negotiation Powers -- 2016 Resolutions Restricted content. Login required.

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American American Academy of Family Physicians support allowing Medicare Part D to negotiate for drug prices.

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

Resolution No. 405 (Oregon C) - Gun Violence as a Public Health Issue -- 2016 Resolutions Restricted content. Login required.

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American American Academy of Family Physicians send a letter to the Office of the Surgeon General calling for a comprehensive report on gun violence on the order of the 1964 Report on Smoking, detailing the urgency of action to prevent firearm suicides and ...

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

Resolution No. 302 (Texas A) - Insurance Coverage for Pre-Authorization -- 2016 ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American American Academy of Family Physicians develop and distribute to interested chapters, model state legislation requiring each insurer licensed in a state to pay a monthly fee to primary care physicians for each enrolled member to cover the cost of ...

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

Resolution No. 313 (Virginia A) - CMS and the Coverage of Tdap and Shingles Vaccine ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American American Academy of Family Physicians work with Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the United States Congress to make payment for Tdap and Herpes Zoster Vaccine possible under Medicare Part B and therefore in the office setting to ...

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

Resolution No. 604 (Washington A) - Reducing Mental Health Stigma and Promoting ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American American Academy of Family Physicians promote greater member awareness about physician, resident, and medical student depression, burnout, and suicide, and support efforts to reduce the stigma and barriers to seeking mental health, and be it ...

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

Resolution No. 406 (Washington B) - Removing Sugar-Sweetened Beverages from the ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American American Academy of Family Physicians establish policy advocating the removal of sugar- and artificially-sweetened beverages from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, and be it further that the American Academy Family Physicians prepare a...

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

Resolution No. 508 (Washington C) - Transgender Use of Public Facilities -- 2016 ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American American Academy of Family Physicians endorse existing state and federal laws that protect people from discrimination based on gender expression and identify, and oppose laws that compromise the safety and health of transgender people by failing to...

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

Resolution No. 303 (Washington D) - Helping Family Physicians with Prior Authorization ... Restricted content. Login required.

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 ...

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

Resolution No. 407 (Washington E) - Oral Health is Good for Overall Health -- 2016 ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American American Academy of Family Physicians support the identification and treatment of oral health problems by primary care physicians within their scope of practice by increasing education and advocacy efforts around oral health as part of overall health.

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

Breastfeeding, Family Physicians Supporting (Position Paper)

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

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

Table 3: Ethnicity/Race and Sexual Orientation of AAFP Members

Apr 24, 2017 - View practice characteristics of AAFP members.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/the-aafp/family-medicine-specialty/facts/table-3.html

Table 5: Family Physician 2017 Income Before Taxes

Apr 24, 2017 - This table provides details about the individual income of family physicians.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/the-aafp/family-medicine-specialty/facts/table-5.html

Table 4: Selected Practice Characteristics of Active AAFP Members

Apr 24, 2017 - View practice characteristics of AAFP members.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/the-aafp/family-medicine-specialty/facts/table-4.html

Resolution No. 402 (Colorado A) - Diversity Support -- 2016 Resolutions Restricted content. Login required.

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 ...

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

Resolution No. 202 (Co-Sponsored B) - Campaigning Material in the Congress of Delegates... Restricted content. Login required.

Apr 17, 2017 - This resolution states that beginning in 2017, the American Academy of Family Physicians print a one-page (front and back only) announcement of candidates running for elected office to be placed at all delegates’ and alternate delegates’ seats prior to the start of the Congress of ...

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

Student Liaison to the Latino Medical Student Association -- Student and Resident ...

Apr 5, 2017 - Strengthen collaboration between LMSA and AAFP on the student level. Develop leadership skills and work with other student leaders to guide the national FMIG Network.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/make-a-difference/leadership/students-residents/student/aafp-lmsa.html

Resolution No. 208 (Illinois A) - Age Discrimination Employment Act (ADEA) Exemption --... Restricted content. Login required.

Mar 21, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians work with the appropriate federal policymaking authority to allow credentialing organizations to enact dementia screening programs, thereby creating an exemption to the Age Discrimination Employment Act.

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

Co-Payments

Mar 3, 2017 - Read about AAFP's policy on co-payments.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/co-payments.html

Nurse Midwives, Certified

Mar 3, 2017 - Learn about the AAFP's guidelines for integrated practices and the supervision of nurse midwives.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/nurse-midwives.html

Primary Care Physician, Generic

Mar 3, 2017 - Read the AAFP's opposition to efforts to create a generic primary care physician designation.

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

Table 11: Clinical Services Performed by Physicians

Feb 24, 2017 - This table details the types of clinical services performed by family physicians in their practices.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/the-aafp/family-medicine-specialty/facts/table-11(rev).html

Table 12: Clinical Procedures Performed by Physicians at their Practice

Feb 24, 2017 - This table details the types of clinical procedures performed by family physicians in their practices, as well as reason why they may not perform these procedures.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/the-aafp/family-medicine-specialty/facts/table-12(rev).html

Table 2: Demographic Characteristics of AAFP Members

Feb 22, 2017 - View selected demographic information of AAFP members.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/the-aafp/family-medicine-specialty/facts/table-2.html

Business Principles, Undergraduate Medical Education

Feb 17, 2017 - Read the AAFP's support of undergraduate medical curriculum.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/business-undergrad.html

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