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Days 3 and 4 of AAFP Congress of Delegates

October 12, 2020

AAFP Congress of Delegates Townhall – My first. By Saphu Pradhan, MD An evening of speeches from the executives of the AAFP was quite informative and held my attention throughout.…

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Day 2 of AAFP Congress of Delegates

October 7, 2020

By Dr. Kirsten Stoesser Welcome to day two of the AAFP Congress of Delegates (COD)! Today’s discussions focused on resolutions submitted in the areas of Advocacy and of Organization and…

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Day 1 of AAFP Congress of Delegates

October 6, 2020

This year the College of Delegates (COD) takes place in the comforts of or own homes due to the COVID pandemic. Initially scheduled to take place in the lovely city of…

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2020 AAFP Congress of Delegates Goes Virtual

October 5, 2020

The 2020 AAFP Congress of Delegates is held annually each fall. This year, it is being held virtually, for the first time. At each Congress of Delegates, resolutions are presented…

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Ask Me Anything About COVID-19

September 21, 2020

Panel moderator Ben Winslow of Fox 13 Utah was joined by Dr. Todd Vento – Medical Director, Infectious Diseases for Intermountain Healthcare; Dr. Andrew Pavia – Chief, Division of Pediatric…

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News About UAFP’s CME & Ski Conference

September 15, 2020

Over the past six years, “CME & Ski” has become one of UAFP’s signature events. Since its inception in 2015, we have had hundreds of speakers and attendees join us…

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AAFP “In the Trenches” – Congress Got a Shot of FP Expertise to Boost Immunizations

September 1, 2020

Dramatic, alarming, dangerous — for months, experts quoted widely in national press outlets have used these words to describe 2020’s ebb of vaccination coverage. As of May, the CDC had already…

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UAFP Opposes Proposed Relaxed Standards for Utah Dept. Of Health Leadership

August 19, 2020

The Utah Academy of Family Physicians strongly opposes the proposed legislation SB6006 to alter the current job requirements of Director of the Utah Department of Health. Regardless of the ongoing…

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AAFP Member Purchase Opportunity for Hard-to-Find PPE

August 11, 2020

August 10, 2020 01:52 pm News Staff – A new collaboration between the AAFP and Project N95 will help Academy members secure personal protective equipment — even in hard-to-find small quantities — during…

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Mark Greenwood, MD for UMA President-Elect

August 11, 2020

At this year’s annual Utah Medical Association (UMA) House of Delegates, members of UMA will have the opportunity to vote for new officers including president-elect. UAFP is proud to support…

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