Who Will Mentor the Next Generation of Family Doctors?
Nearly half of allopathic family medicine clerkship directors report difficulty finding clinical preceptor sites. Leonard Reeves, M.D., makes the case for opening your practice to students.
Come On, Grads, Let's Start Cultivating a Healthier World
As Lauren Abdul-Majeed, M.D., M.P.H., begins to put her new degrees to work, she reflects that family physicians are well-positioned to advocate for the health of not only individual patients, but entire communities.[Read More]
Spread the Word: Family Medicine Is the Solution
The AAFP hopes to reach 1 million people with the message that family physicians help patients not only get healthy, but stay healthy. ZDogg, M.D., is lending a hand, and so can you.
AAFP Responds to '13 Reasons Why' With Mental Health Resources
Mental health experts are concerned that the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why glamorizes teen suicide. The AAFP has resources that can help physicians and patients.[Read More]
Finding Purple: Creating Nonpartisan Paths to Advance Primary Care
Lynne Lillie, M.D., writes that family physicians are uniquely positioned to find a path through polarized politics that can lead to a solution to our health care crisis.[Read More]
Not Blowing Smoke: FPs Can Make a Difference on Tobacco
Several states are considering legislation that would raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products to 21. Mott Blair, M.D., says there's room for family physicians to work on this and other issues to improve the health of their patients and communities.[Read More]
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