Also on Capitol Hill, Board members met with two House members who last month inaugurated the Primary Care Caucus. Academy leaders thanked Reps. David Rouzer, R-N.C., and Joe Courtney, D-Conn., for their efforts and discussed next steps for the caucus. The caucus now has 14 members, and Courtney sent a letter to his colleagues in Congress this week [...]
May 2016During my third-year family medicine clerkship, I loved watching residents and faculty members advocate for their patients. They juggled notes and phone calls to other members of the healthcare team, explained test results and addressed patient concerns, and helped patients find health solutions that would fit into their daily lives. I valued the way [...]
Please read this attachment which outlines ways in which YOU can get involved in your AzAFP! We want YOUR help to make the Arizona Academy of Family Physicians the best it's ever been in 2016! After reviewing this document called "Getting Involved in Your Academy," please email Christy with any questions firstname.lastname@example.org! Happy Holidays!
Although the AAFP President-Elect Election did not go the way we had hoped it would, it was a successful trip for the AzAFP. The AzAFP enjoyed learning more about and promoting our wonderful member Carlos Gonzales and his family! He has made an enormous contribution to family medicine in Arizona. We were so proud to have [...]
The AzAFP would like to congratulate the following people for their newly elected positions: Vice Speaker: Alan Schwartzstein, MD- Wisconsin Board of Director Members: John Bender, MD, Colorado; Gary Leroy, MD, Ohio & Carl Olden, MD, Washington President Elect: Former Speaker, John Meigs, MD, Alabama Commission chairs: COCPD - Richard Lord, MD, North Carolina Education [...]
Katy Kirk, MD, MPH selected as Resident Member of AFMRD Board of Directors We would like to extend our official congratulations to her on her election during this year’s AAFP National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students. Elizabeth Daily, MD selected as Resident Member of STFM Board of Directors We would also like [...]
It is time to nominate your outstanding second and/or third-year residents to receive the Brazie/Grobe award. Please download and submit the nomination form to email@example.com by 11/15/16.
Please submit the names of nominations for the 2016 Arizona Family Physician of The Year to firstname.lastname@example.org by 11/15/16. We will provide you with the form once we receive your nomination!
Contact with our regional office (CMS San Francisco, Region 9): Ashby Wolfe, MD, MPP, MPH Chief Medical Officer, Region IX Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services 90 Seventh Street, Suite 5-300 San Francisco, CA 94103 (Ph) 415.744.3631 (Faz) 415.744.3517 email@example.com Here is the link to the CMS blog: http://blog.cms.gov/2015/09/24/icd-10-one-week-out/
The Annual ACE Training will be held April 7th-9th, 2016 at the Desert Willow Conference Center. Brochure and registration information will be available shortly.