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    (PCMH) care model is a major focus of the PAFP.

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    on a variety of clinical topics and with a strong
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    Dedicated to improving public health through family practice,
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    Assisting practices with the PCMH model, providing expertise
    on electronic health records systems (EHRs) and improving outcomes,
    the PAFP is committed to improving the quality of care physicians provide.

  • HERSHEY CME CONFERENCE

    ONLINE CME

    Education goes digital with the PAFP’s library of free online webcasts, allowing Pennsylvania’s family physicians to continue their lifelong learning conveniently at a time and place that fits their busy schedule.

 
 
  Patients: Decision-Making All About Data Presentation July 25, 2014
No two patients are alike, and sometimes, the patient's decision-making process hinges on just how the data is presented. NPR's All Things Considered talked to both physicians and patients about the importance of information delivery, and why different methods make sense for different patients. Click here for more.
 
 
  Education: Summer CME Reward Points Sale is Back! July 24, 2014
Like the July weather in Pennsylvania, CME reward points are hot! Through midnight on Friday, July 25, register for the Pittsburgh CME Conference and receive three member reward points. By earning these points and attending the conference, you'll automatically earn a $25 credit toward your next PAFP CME activity!
 
 
  Affordable Care Act: What's Next for ACA after Conflicting Rulings? July 23, 2014
What's going to happen to the Affordable Care Act after yesterday's conflicting court rulings over subsidies? Nothing yet, reports the New York Times. The decisions are not the final word on the law. The PAFP is reviewing these cases and expects to have a full report on the matter in the next issue of Keystone Physician.
 
 
  Communications: PAFP Seeks New Communications Staff Member July 22, 2014
The Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians is looking for a talented graphic design and web development specialist to join its communications department! This person will be responsible for the creation and implementation of a wide variety of communications materials. Click here for details and to apply!
 
 
  Featured News: PAFP Offers Online DOT Training May 19, 2014
The Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians is excited to offer online accredited, certified training for those who wish to give physicals to commercial motor vehicle drivers. Click here to register for online DOT training - a six-hour audio session presented by expert faculty. An Internet connection is required to listen.

 
     
 

 






   
 
 










 
November 7 - 9, 2014
Pittsburgh CME Conference
(details and registration)

November 7, 2014
SAM Study Group
Topic: Well Child Care (details)

Hershey CME Conference
handouts
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 




 
 
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