Articles about family physicians


The Never-ending Quest to Achieve Health for All

Last updated: 12/12/2018

"The attainment of the highest possible level of health is a most important worldwide social goal. … Primary health care is the key to attaining this target." -- Declaration of A

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I Have One of the Best Jobs in the World – Ohio Academy of Family Physicians

Last updated: 12/11/2018

To help commemorate the 70 anniversary of the Ohio Academy of Family Physicians, founded in 1948, we have launched the “Cheers to 70 Years” campaign. All year-long, the OAF

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Physical Activity in Pregnancy: Improving Health for Two Generations

Last updated: 12/11/2018

Physical Activity in Pregnancy: Improving Health for Two Generations Karen Fleming, MSc MD CCFP FCFP and Milena Forte, MD CCFP October 24, 2018 We are excited to see the 2019 Canad

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Member Survey Results Focus on Issues That Matter to You

Last updated: 12/10/2018

Every year for more than two decades, the AAFP has surveyed members about the issues that matter most to family physicians, as well as their satisfaction with the Academy's work.

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Medical Society Consortium Reacts to Climate Report, EPA Proposal

Last updated: 12/10/2018

Whatever human activity has contributed to Earth's warming, it's now evident that only human intervention can slow it. And that intervention, according to a blistering report (www.

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Physical Activity Counselling - the Family Physician as Teacher and Advocate

Last updated: 12/09/2018

Physical Activity Counselling - the Family Physician as Teacher and Advocate Jane Thornton, MD December 06, 2018 With the end of my Family Medicine residency in sight, it’s an ap

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Survey Weighs Effects of Patient Access to Health Info Online

Last updated: 12/09/2018

Having greater access to health information online has affected much more than how people take care of themselves. The results of a survey of family physicians conducted during the

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October 2018 Update - Family Medicine for America's Health

Last updated: 12/09/2018

Comprehensive Payment Calculator Going on the Road FMAHealth’s Payment Team developed a Calculator that outlines what a family medicine practice currently being paid in a Fee fo

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TEACH Cards: Teaching Evidence-Based Medicine and Clinical Topics in the Hospital

Last updated: 12/08/2018

— RESEARCH BRIEF — TEACH Cards: Teaching Evidence-Based Medicine and Clinical Topics in the Hospital Thomas W. Hahn, MD | Caitlin D'Agata, MD | Jennifer Edgoose, MD, MPH | Jenn

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Learn How to Reframe Perspective and Harness the Power of Giving Others the Benefit of the Doubt – Ohio Academy of Family Physicians

Last updated: 12/08/2018

This situation has inevitably happened to all physicians: a patient enters the room and explains what another physician they saw over the weekend advised them to do for their ailme

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