A new study by ABFM and CPV indicates that the number of Spanish-speaking family physicians is not increasing at the same rate as the United States’ Hispanic population. How can we increase language concordant care and improve health outcomes for these patients?
Bucknell University Medical Director and ABFM Diplomate Dr. Catherine O’Neil worked with her health care team to identify food and essential supply insecurities among students on campus. Read ABFM’s latest Health Equity in Action article to learn the steps taken to improve student wellbeing.
ABFM’s new Pain Medicine Knowledge Self-Assessment (KSA) activity is now available. Completing this 60 question, best single answer formatted activity will fulfill your KSA certification stage requirement.
Dr. Naganna Channa, VA Care in the Community Medical Director, submitted a COVID-19 PI activity where interdepartmental collaboration solved a backlog of colonoscopy appointments in their health care system.
In July 2023, more than 170 global leaders in primary health care visited Washington, DC, to attend The Essential Role of Primary Health Care for Health Security and Securing Health Conference. This convergence of health care ambassadors was the culmination of efforts to increase primary care’s prominence on the world stage as a foundation which high functioning national health systems may rely upon. ABFM explained the importance of this conference and what comes next in our new article.
Sign up today to take your one-day exam and/or Sports Medicine CAQ. Information on available dates can be found in your MyABFM Portfolio.
The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) has selected Stephanie Gold and Sebastian Tong as the 2023 James C. Puffer, MD/American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) Fellows.
ABFM Senior Vice President of Research and Policy on Annals of Family Medicine: The Impact of Interpersonal Continuity of Primary Care on Health Care Costs and Use: A Critical Review
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Setting the Standards in Family Medicine.
The American Board of Family Medicine is one of 24 medical specialty boards that make up the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS). Through ABMS, the boards work together to establish common standards for physicians to achieve and maintain board certification. The American Board of Family Medicine is an independent, non-profit organization. Read more
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