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CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR STUDENT MEMBER, MAYA SIEGEL!

Congratulations to our Student Member, Maya Siegel, on receiving the 2018 Pisacano Scholarship, given to an outstanding medical student who has made a commitment to enter the specialty of Family Medicine.

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AAFP OFFERS CMS FIVE MAJOR CHANGES TO FEE SCHEDULE

On Sept. 5, the AAFP gave CMS the Academy’s official comments regarding the 2019 Medicare physician fee schedule and Quality Payment Program proposed rule. Our letter(92 page PDF) is comprehensive — 92 pages — but it is summarized in this paragraph on the second page…

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Health is Primary September Toolkit: Healthy Aging

The Health is Primary campaign will focus on healthy aging and how utilization of primary care can support good health among older Americans. They are promoting patient information about staying healthy as you age and data about the link between primary care and long, healthy lives.

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MEMBER IN THE NEWS: TOBIE SMITH, MD

Before starting her career in medicine, MDAFP member, Dr. Tobie Smith was a world-class swimmer who raced in long-distance and open-water freestyle events.

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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS TO AAFP LEADERSHIP

The American Academy of Family Physicians is requesting nominations from members interested in serving on AAFP Commissions.

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FOUR WAYS TO MANAGE STRESS AND PREVENT BURNOUT AS AN EMPLOYED PHYSICIAN

Employed physicians face unique stresses in practice as they often lack autonomy and influence over business decisions. Here are four ways to protect your well-being.

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