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The Arizona Academy of Family Physicians enhances the health of the people in Arizona by promoting the specialty of Family Medicine and by supporting our members’ professional development and scope of service.

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Live updates from the Centers for Disease Control
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Do you have questions for the @aafp 2020 New Physician Board of Directors candidates? Join us Thursday, June 4 from 8–9:15 p.m. CT for a live online forum moderated by @BrenticusMD and @docramas. Submit questions to the candidates here: #aafpLEAD #aafpNCCL

National Conference is the best way to network with family medicine residencies in one place. Start building a list of who you hope to meet using the AAFP's app! You can use it all season to take program notes and more. #AAFPNC

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Can't Come to KC? The AAFP Is Bringing Meetings to You; New Physicians, #FamilyMedicine Residents, #MedicalStudents to Elect Leaders Online. #AAFPNC #AAFNCCL #DPCSummmit

New @STFM_FM Podcast Series Shines a Light on #COVID19; Series Highlights Academic Medicine's Approach to #Pandemic

#COVID19 #Pandemic Shows Intern @drjordhoes the Power of #FamilyMedicine

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#Handwashing is one of the best ways to protect yourself and your family from getting sick. Learn when and how you should wash your hands to stay healthy: #COVID19

Thinking about traveling? Before you go, consider the following:
• Is COVID-19 spreading where you’re going?
• Is COVID-19 spreading in your community?
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Be mindful of social distancing this #MemorialDay weekend. Stay at least six feet from others to slow the spread of #COVID19. If visiting public spaces like parks, trails, and aquatic venues, avoid crowded areas. Learn more:

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Thank you @novonordisk for your donation of #insulin to @WHO for distribution to 50 low- and middle-income countries. It is essential that people with noncommunicable diseases, such as diabetes, continue to have access to life-saving drugs during #COVID19.

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Find the nearest #AZTestingBlitz location and hours of operation, as well as pre-register, here: #COVID19

Mental illness is more common than you might think. Learn how to spot signs of #MentalHealth struggle so you can keep an eye on the people you care about:

Arizona’s EMS personnel are an integral piece of our state’s public health and public safety systems. Join us this week as we celebrate our EMS system. #EMSstrong #frontlineheroes

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Arizona Academy of Family Physicians

Founded in 1949, the Arizona Academy of Family Physicians (AzAFP) is a nonprofit professional membership association representing approximately 1,500 allopathic and osteopathic physicians, family medicine residents, and medical students statewide. The AzAFP is the state component of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), the largest medical specialty association in the country, with approximately 96,000 members.

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