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Trying to decide what to attend at the AAMC meeting in November?


Check out the list of suggested sessions for ADFM members, put together by Barbara Thompson, ADFM Board Chair and Past President, and Ardis Davis, ADFM Executive Director.

All specifics about the AAMC meeting sessions, hotels, registration, etc. can be found on the AAMC website.

Join the ADFM "Town Hall" Discussion
about 
Family Medicine for America's Health (FMAH)
Saturday, November 8
10:30am to 12:00pm

Led by the ADFM Executive Committee and Tom Campbell, ADFM Representative to the FMAH Board
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago
Magnificent Mile on 300 East Ohio Street
Room: Michigan
NOTE: this is not a AAMC hotel (it is located a few blocks away)

 

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Interprofessional Education Webinar
September 22, 2014
1:00-2:30pm Eastern/12:00-1:30pm Central

 co-hosted by the ADFM Healthcare Delivery Transformation and Education Transformation Committees  
Moderated by Denise Rodgers, MD, Vice Chancellor for Interprofessional Programs at Rutgers Biomedical & Health Sciences

 With case presentations from 4 different sites that have been working on various interprofessional education projects 

 All Family Medicine Department Chairs, Department Administrators, and other interested faculty are welcome to attend. 

 The webinar is sponsored by ADFM, so there is no cost to attend.

Please register at:  https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/akharris/246387

Information for accessing the webinar will be sent around to registrants in advance. Advance resources are available at:  
http://www.adfammed.org/Members/Webinarsresources

Resources You Don't Want to Miss!

ADFM Healthcare Delivery Transformation Committee’s Annotated Resources for Communicating within your Institutions about PCMH evidence, Primary/Specialty Care and Population Health

The ADFM Healthcare Delivery Transformation Committee has gathered some resources to aid you in communicating at your home institution about much publicized items regarding primary care, specialty care, PMCH and population health.

ADFM members can access these resources here.



New Chairs Packet

Download resources for new department chairs.



White Paper on "Leading the Way in Accountable Care"

Read the White Paper by Harold Miller, Executive Director of the Center for Healthcare Quality and Payment Reform, in follow up to our 2013 ADFM Winter Meeting:

Leading the Way in Accountable Care: How Departments of Family Medicine can help Create a Higher Quality, more Affordable Healthcare System


ADFM Data Policy

The ADFM Board of Directors approved a policy on ADFM data and its utilization on 9/26/2013. Download the ADFM Data Policy.



Partner Organizations of ADFM

AAMC's Council for Faculty and Academic Societies (CFAS)

The Council of Faculty and Academic Societies (CFAS) of the AAMC has reorganized with over 330 members from across academic institutions and societies. Among the membership are over 15 faculty from family medicine departments including a few of our own Family Medicine Chairs, and society representatives from ADFM (2), AAFP (2) and STFM (1).

ADFM's CFAS representatives submit regular reports to the ADFM Board of Directors and the membership of ADFM. Recent reports are below:

ADFM News

Check out the newest ADFM Newsletter here!


Organizational Updates on "Family Medicine for America's Health: Future of Family Medicine 2.0" are available below:

CAFM Corner


CAFM Publishes the "Four Pillars for Primary Care Physician Workforce Reform: A blueprint for future activity"

CAFM has adopted the "Four Pillars for Primary Care Physician Workforce" as a succinct model to identify necessary conditions to ensure the needed growth in the number of primary care physicians.

Read the commentary here



CAFM Educational Research Alliance (CERA)

Improve the quality of your educational research with mentoring and reliable data from CERA, the CAFM Educational Research Alliance.

Download the CERA flyer


Research Advocacy for Primary Care

CAFM has endorsed four strategies that support increased funding for primary care research.

Read more

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