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UTAH ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS SUPPORT STATEWIDE STAY AT HOME ORDER

March 24, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: martindalemm@utahafp.org The Utah Academy of Family Physicians, which represents more than 1,100 physicians, family medicine residents, and medical students across the state, is calling on state…

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What Your Family Doctor Wants You To Know Right Now

March 20, 2020

By Kyle Bradford Jones, MD, FAAFPPresident of the Utah Academy of Family Physicians The world currently feels full of much uncertainty, especially regarding everyone’s health. The COVID-19 pandemic has overturned…

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Academy Pushes for Strong Federal Response to COVID-19

March 19, 2020

AAFP Launches Speak Out to Help Members Add Voices In the days leading up to President Donald Trump’s March 13 declaration that the U.S. outbreak of COVID-19(www.cdc.gov) constituted a national emergency, the…

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COVID-19 Resources and Utah State Coronavirus Task Force Updates

March 12, 2020

UAFP is committed to supporting our members on the front lines of this pandemic, public health agencies, and government leaders in their strident efforts to keep our communities as safe…

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COVID-19 Resources from AAFP

March 11, 2020

Preparation and prevention are now the focus as COVID-19 (www.cdc.gov) cases grow. To support your practice as the situation evolves, the AAFP is collecting resources that address family physician needs. We’re aligned with…

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AAFP President: Prepare Your Office for Novel Coronavirus

January 30, 2020

CDC Confirms U.S. Cases, With Others Under Investigation Guidance for Family Physicians The CDC issued a Health Alert Network advisory(emergency.cdc.gov) about the outbreak on Jan. 17, providing early interim guidance for health…

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Tackling Patients’ Social Needs May Reduce Clinician Burnout

December 3, 2019

On-site Resources, Team Approach May Mitigate Symptoms By Michael Devitt  Burnout can result from any number of systemic factors. For some physicians, it’s administrative burden in its many forms. For…

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Dr. Sarah Woolsey Honored with Miguel Silva Leadership Award

November 18, 2019

UAFP member, Dr. Sarah Woolsey, was recently honored with the MIGUEL SILVA LEADERSHIP AWARD 2019. This award is in honor of Miguel Silva, who was a dearly loved member of…

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Not Your Grandfather’s ABFM

November 7, 2019

By Michael K. Magill, MDChair-Elect, American Board of Family MedicineProfessor and Chair-EmeritusDepartment of Family and Preventive MedicineUniversity of Utah School of Medicine Are you certified or planning to seek certification…

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Keeping Family Physicians in the Driver’s Seat

November 1, 2019

By: Gary LeRoy, MD, FAAFP I’m from Dayton, Ohio. Not only is Dayton, Ohio the official birthplace of aviation, it is also indirectly responsible for the birth of the Indianapolis…

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