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Separation of Families

Aug 23, 2018 - Learn more about the AAFP policy on Separation of Families.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/separationof-families.html

Visa (J-1) Waiver Program

Aug 23, 2018 - Read the AAFP policy on waiver programs for the J-1 VISA.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/visa-waiver-program.html

Criminalization of the Medical Practice

Aug 22, 2018 - Read AAFP's position on physicians' responsibility to ensure medical treatment does not violate criminal law.

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

Drugs - Therapeutic Substitution

Aug 22, 2018 - Learn about AAFP's policy on therapeutic substitution.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/drugs-therapeutic.html

Area Health Education Centers

Aug 22, 2018 - Read the AAFP's position on Area Health Education Centers and their activities to advance the specialty of family medicine.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/education-centers.html

Genital Surgeries in Intersex Children

Aug 22, 2018 - Read AAFP's policy on Genital Surgeries in Intersex Children.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/genital-surgeries-intersexchildren.html

Good Samaritan Law

Aug 22, 2018 - Read AAFP's policy on the good Samaritan law.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/good-samaritan.html

Health Benefits

Aug 22, 2018 - Read AAFP's policy regarding health benefits.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/health-benefits.html

Culturally Sensitive Interpretive Services - AAFP Legislative Stance

Aug 22, 2018 - Learn about AAFP's policy on culturally sensitive interpretive services.

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

Licensure/Relicensure, Definitions

Aug 22, 2018 - Read about the AAFP-adopted definitions for licensure and relicensure.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/licensure-relicensure.html

Legislative Activities

Aug 22, 2018 - Learn about AAFP's legislative goals and activities.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/legislative-activities.html

Long-Term Care

Aug 22, 2018 - Learn about the AAFP's position on a federal policy for long-term care, including respite care, nursing home care and home health care.

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

Licensure

Aug 22, 2018 - Read the AAFP's policy on licensure and relicensure at the state and federal levels.

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

Medicaid Services

Aug 22, 2018 - Read about AAFP's policy regarding medicaid services, coverage and quality of care.

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

Military Service, Physicians' Draft

Aug 22, 2018 - Read AAFP's opposition to a draft of physicians into the armed services.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/military-service.html

National Health Service Corps

Aug 22, 2018 - Read AAFP's support of the objectives of the National Health Service Corps and its support of full funding for training health care professionals.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/national-corps.html

Pharmacists Dispensing Drugs - AAFP Legislative Stance

Aug 22, 2018 - Read the AAFP's stance on stance on state legislation regarding pharmacists ability to dispense medication beyond the expiration date.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/pharmacists-dispensing.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

Privileging Policy Statements

Aug 22, 2018 - Read AAFP's position on specialty societies maintaining privileging policies.

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

Solitary Confinement of Youth

Aug 22, 2018 - Read AAFP's policy on Solitary Confinement of Youth.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/solitaryconfinement-youth.html

Resolution No. 206 (Colorado A) - Clean Energy Challenge: Take Action -- Congress of ... Restricted content. Login required.

Aug 16, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians create a Clean Energy Goal to power at least 50% of our national offices, large meetings, and chapters using renewable energy, and that this goal can be adjusted annually for relevancy either after five years or upon ...

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

Resolution No. 403 (California B) - Medical Aid-in-Dying Is an Ethical End-of-Life ... Restricted content. Login required.

Aug 15, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians acknowledge that use of medical aid-in-dying is an ethical, personal end‐of‐life decision that should be made in the context of the doctor‐patient relationship, and be it further that the American Academy of Family ...

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

Resolution No. 405 (California C) - Reject Assisted Suicide Terminology in Aid-in-Dying... Restricted content. Login required.

Aug 15, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians reject the term assisted suicide to describe the process whereby terminally ill patients of sound mind ask for and receive prescription medication they may self‐administer to hasten death should their suffering become ...

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

Resolution No. 401 (New York State F) - Institutional Racism in the Health Care System ... Restricted content. Login required.

Aug 8, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians adopt a policy opposing segregation of patient care within the health care system and within health care institutions by race, insurance status, or other demographics and, be it further that the American Academy of ...

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

Resolution No. 510 (New York State H) - Prevent Closing of the National Guidelines ... Restricted content. Login required.

Aug 8, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians send a letter to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and the Department of Health and Human Services calling for the restoration and permanent funding of the National Guidelines Clearinghouse, and be it ...

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

Discrimination, Family Medicine Residency Graduates

Aug 7, 2018 - Learn about AAFP's policy regarding discrimination of recent family medicine residency graduates

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

Resolution No. 416 (New York State B) - Gun Violence, Education and Trauma-informed ... Restricted content. Login required.

Aug 1, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians work with appropriate federal agencies to develop public health initiatives addressing the effects of gun violence and access to health services for all medical personnel, first responders, and the general public.

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

Resolution No. 610 (New York State K) - Vacating Marijuana-Related Offenses -- Congress... Restricted content. Login required.

Aug 1, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians support the Marijuana Justice Act and other similar legislation that would expunge marijuana-related offenses as a matter of health equity and justice.

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

Resolution No. 208 (Arizona B) - FamilyDoctor.org Mobile App -- Congress of Delegates Restricted content. Login required.

Jul 23, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians develop a patient-facing mobile app as a supplement for familydoctor.org.

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

Resolution No. 606 (Arizona C) - Addressing Physician Burnout Through Support of ... Restricted content. Login required.

Jul 23, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians address member burnout from work after clinic (WAC) by studying strategies that improve individual clinical efficiency of family physicians in the outpatient clinical setting, and developing toolkits, education at ...

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

Resolution No. 603 (Illinois D) - ABFM and Licensure -- Congress of Delegates Restricted content. Login required.

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 ...

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

Resolution No. 204 (Missouri A) - Celebration of the Missouri Academy of Family ... Restricted content. Login required.

Jul 23, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians acknowledge the Missouri Academy of Family Physicians celebrating their 70th anniversary, the oldest chapter of the AAFP.

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

Resolution No. 609 (Pennsylvania A) - Physician Resiliency Added into ABFM Process -- ... Restricted content. Login required.

Jul 23, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians formally ask the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) to include fostering physician resiliency in its assessment of certification, and, be it further that the AAFP ask the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) ...

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

Resolution No. 505 (California D) - Removing REMS Categorization on Mifepristone -- ... Restricted content. Login required.

Jul 19, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians endorse the principle that the Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies classification on mifepristone is not based on scientific evidence and limits access to abortion care, and be it further that the American Academy...

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

Resolution No. 413 (California A) - Two Percent Tax on Gun and Gun Ammunition Sales to ... Restricted content. Login required.

Jul 17, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians encourage lawmakers to add a two per cent tax on gun and gun ammunition sales to fund mental health support services and education at public schools to: • Increase the availability of behavioral health therapists at ...

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

Resolution No. 209 (Oregon A) - Supporting Personal Health Records for Patients -- ... Restricted content. Login required.

Jul 17, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians support the concept of each patient having their own lifetime, unified, comprehensive health record that can be made available to physicians, family members, and research organizations with their consent.

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

Resolution No. 204 (Oregon B) - Affiliate AAFP Membership for Clinic Managers -- ... Restricted content. Login required.

Jul 17, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) request the study of the creation of an AAFP Affiliate Membership category for family medicine clinic managers and administrators.

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

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

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

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

Resolution No. 601 (Florida A) - AAFP Board Certification -- Congress of Delegates Restricted content. Login required.

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. 406 (Co-Sponsored D) - Violence in Health Care -- Congress of Delegates Restricted content. Login required.

Jun 27, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians Physicians create a survey to characterize and quantify the incidence of violence in the workplace for family physicians, and be it further that the American Academy of Family Physicians create and promote an ...

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

Resolution No. 303 (New Jersey B) - Laboratories Sharing Data -- Congress of Delegates Restricted content. Login required.

Jun 27, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians seek cooperation from the national laboratory offices mandating compliance at the regional level to provide seamless exchange of laboratory data between any member of the patient care team that requests this data, and ...

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

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

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

2018 Congress of Delegates -- Congress of Delegates Restricted content. Login required.

Jun 19, 2018 - View resolutions and event information for the 2018 Congress of Delegates.

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

Resolution No. 203 (Georgia A) - Recognition of Physicians as Physicians Across all ... Restricted content. Login required.

Jun 19, 2018 - This resolution asks that, we, as physicians, should uphold our honorable professions and be recognized as such and not be categorized, generalized, or confused with other doctoral degree professions, and be it further that the AAFP always refer to our membership as family physicians ...

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

Resolution No. 202 (Kentucky A) - Obtaining Social Network Services Information on AAFP... Restricted content. Login required.

Jun 18, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians gather information during membership updates as to all Social Network Services (SNS) to which members belong, and be it further that the AAFP Social Network Services (SNS) contact information collected from members to ...

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

Standing Rules of the Congress of Delegates -- Congress of Delegates Restricted content. Login required.

Jun 13, 2018 - View the standing rules of the AAFP Congress of Delegates.

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

Virtual e-Visits

Jun 6, 2018 - Learn about AAFP's policy on virtual e-visits.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/virtual-visits.html

Family Physician Burnout, Well-Being, and Professional Satisfaction (Position Paper)

Jun 1, 2018 - Read AAFP's position on family physician burnout, well-being, and professional satisfaction.

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

Resolution No. 603 (Arizona A) - Increase Opioid/Pain Management CME to Help Members ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 30, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians create and make available continuing medical education (CME) in various forums (such as online video modules and written) that can help fulfill state opiate prescribing CME requirements for its members.

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

Hearing Loss, Deafness, and the Hard-of-Hearing

May 29, 2018 - Learn about AAFP's policy regarding caring for patients who are deaf or hard-of-hearing status.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/hearing-loss.html

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