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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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NEWS from ABFM

October 15, 2019

By: Michael Magill, MD As you may know, I have the great privilege of serving on the Board of Directors of the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM), now as Chairman-Elect,…

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Vaping-related Illness Information from the CDC

October 8, 2019

The news of vaping-related illnesses in Utah and throughout the country is alarming. The CDC has produced information on the subject to help inform healthcare providers of what to do if they…

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Congress of Delegates Day 4

September 26, 2019

By Sarah Woolsey, UAFP Alternate Delegate Gratitude and Inspiration The final day of Congress! Our delegates voted, awards were announced for outstanding contributors to the field, and once again, the…

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Congress of Delegates Day 3

September 25, 2019

By Jesse Spencer, UAFP Delegate Greetings from Philadelphia, day #3!  We are having a great time advocating for our patients and for our peers, surrounded by like-minded people who radiate…

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Congress of Delegates Day 2

September 24, 2019

By Chad Spain, UAFP Alternate Delegate Day 2 greetings from the 2019 Congress of Delegates in Philadelphia, home of the LIberty Bell, Independence Hall and the famous Eastern State (haunted)…

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Congress of Delegates Day 1

September 23, 2019

By Kirsten Stoesser, UAFP Delegate Greeting from sunny Philadelphia for the 2019 AAFP Congress of Delegates (COD)! Your representatives for the Utah constituency include myself  (Kirsten Stoesser MD) and Jesse Spencer…

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2019 Congress of Delegates

September 20, 2019

Next week, delegates from across the country will meet in Philadelphia where policy resolutions will be presented and debated, and delegates will vote in support or opposition. These resolutions help…

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UDOH Seeks Input on Proposed Medical Cannabis Program Fees

September 19, 2019

What: The Utah Department of Health (UDOH) will host a public hearing to seek input on proposed fees in the Medical Cannabis Program. The program will be funded entirely by…

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