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    Newsletter Summer 2012


    A Message from the President

    When we originally conceptualized and created Maintenance of Certifi cation for Family Physicians (MC-FP) in 2003, we did so with the commitment that we would rigorously study the impact that it had on the care that family physicians delivered. While the ABFM had obviously conducted and published previous research on its examination, it did not possess the infrastructure nor the resources to support a “research shop” capable of the day-to-day work that would make this commitment a reality. Th erefore, as part of its strategic planning process in 2005 and 2006, our Board of Directors made a strategic commitment that research would become part of the ethos of the ABFM and would be supported with the necessary fi nancial and human resources to make it a successful undertaking. More... 

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