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September 24-28, 2019  Philadelphia, PA
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November 8 - 10, 2019
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March 5 - 9, 2020
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Speak Out: Don't let THCGME program expire Sept. 19, 2019

The THCGME program is set to expire Sept. 30 unless Congress acts to reauthorize the funding. The THCGME program is vital to addressing the shortage of primary care physicians and increases the number of physicians who serve in medically underserved and/or rural communities. Use the American Academy of Family Physicians' (AAFP) Speak Out tool to reach out to Congress!

Today is World Patient Safety Day Sept. 17, 2019

Today is World Patient Safety Day, the launch of a World Health Organization (WHO) global campaign to create awareness of patient safety and urge people to show their commitment to making health care safer. Adverse events due to unsafe care is likely one of the 10 leading causes of death and disability in the world. For more on patient safety, please click here.

Second measles case reported in Central Pa. Sept. 16, 2019

The Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed a second person with a suspected case of measles in York County. PennLive reports the first case, reported two weeks ago, affected sites in York and Hershey. Pennsylvania has recorded 14 cases of measles in 2019; more than 1,200 cases have been reported throughout the U.S. in the worst outbreak since 1992.

Follow the PAFP on social media Sept. 13, 2019

In addition to bringing you news and information on our website and in our Keystone Physician and Progress Notes publications, the PAFP is always active on social media with updates, breaking news alerts, photos from events, and much more. Don't forget to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for all the latest and greatest info in family medicine in Pennsylvania!

Tell your representative to oppose SB 25  Call To Action! 

Senate Bill 25 seeks to remove the collaborative agreement requirements for CRNPs, contending the agreements are no longer necessary and restricting service to rural areas. The PAFP opposes this legislation in the name of patient safety. Tell your representative to oppose SB 25, and click here to learn more about SB 25 in a video from PAFP President Mary Stock Keister, MD.

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