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Residents Encouraged to Apply for a $1,000 Scholarship 

The Alabama Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) is seeking resident members of its organization to apply for the ...
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Advancing Healthcare: Triumphs and the Path Forward from Alabama’s 2024 Legislative Session

As the curtains close on another productive legislative session in Alabama, we have witnessed the power of democratic ...
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There’s Still Time! Register for the AAFP 2024 Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium

Time is still on your side! Registration remains open for one of the most anticipated events in family ...
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Alabama Residents Encouraged to Apply for Board of Medical Scholarship Awards 

In a time where the demand for health care significantly outweighs the supply of medical professionals, innovative strategies ...
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Alabama Family Physicians Launch New Campaign Highlighting Importance of Doctor-Patient Relationships

Alabama Academy of Family Physicians and Medical Association of the State of Alabama jointly launched a new awareness ...
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Alabama Chapter AAFP Annual Meeting Student Stipend Opportunity

Attend Alabama Chapter AAFP Annual Meeting at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort 📅 Dates: June 20-23, 2024📍 Location: Destin, FL Sponsored by ...
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Alabama Medicaid Seeks Public Health Physician Director

The Alabama Medicaid Agency, Montgomery Central Office, seeks to fill a position of a Public Health Physician Director (40434).  This ...
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AAFP Highlights Importance of Rural Maternal Health Care

On Feb. 15, Julie Wood, M.D., FAAFP, the AAFP’s Senior Vice President of Research, Science, and Health of ...
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Priorities for Upcoming Legislative Session

As the upcoming legislative session approaches, beginning on February 6, it is essential to understand and support the ...
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Family Physicians Aim to Build on Advocacy Wins in 2024

Why it matters: Family physicians spent a lot of time in 2023 advocating for policies and regulations that would ...
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Deadline Approaching to Renew Your Membership

In the realm of medicine, staying current with advancing knowledge and evolving healthcare practices is critical to delivering ...
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G2211 Add-on Code: What It Is and When To Use It

Reprinted from AAFP:  https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/getting-paid/coding/evaluation-management/G2211-what-it-is-and-how-to-use-it.html The care you provide your patients is complex and comprehensive. G2211 will help you get ...
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AAFP Launches Family Medicine Career Benchmark Dashboard

In late December, AAFP officially launched the Family Medicine Career Benchmark Dashboard. The family medicine career benchmark dashboard is ...
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Family Medicine Advocacy Rounds

Welcome to Family Medicine Advocacy Rounds—the American Academy of Family Physicians' monthly tip sheet to educate, engage, and ...
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Dr. Steve Furr’s Speech to the AAFP Congress of Delegates

It is time. We can no longer afford to choose our elected leaders on the basis of a ...
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AAFP Delegates Choose New Leaders for 2022-23

As president-elect, Furr serves on the Board’s executive committee, chairs the Board’s Subcommittee on Strategic Planning and Development ...
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Creating a Community of Immunity

August is National Immunization Awareness Month Vaccines are one of the best preventive health tools we have. But ...
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We’ve partnered with the American Academy to spread the word about vaccines.

To assist family physicians and care team members, the AAFP has developed these handouts. Building Confidence When Talking ...
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The ‘Best Medicine’ Is Good For Us, Too

I am not going to sugar coat it: Residency is hard. And when life gets hard, sometimes you ...
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AAFP Recognizes Wins in Congress’ Medicare Payment Reprieve

Important Clinical Labor Pricing Boost Set to Take Effect Jan. 1 December 13, 2021, 2:15 p.m. News Staff — Following ...
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Are You a Champion of Family Medicine?

The AAFP Degree of Fellow, for members who are recognized as champions of family medicine, is typically conferred ...
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Board Adopts Policy on Cyber Harassment

It is the position of the Alabama State Board of Medical Examiners (“the Board”) that cyber harassment by ...
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