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American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) 2017 Congress of Delegates

September 11 - 13, 2017; San Antonio, Texas

September 11 - 13, 2017 San Antonio, Texas

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Popular News From AAFP 2016

  • Drop Pain as the Fifth Vital Sign, AAFP Says Drop Pain as the Fifth Vital Sign, AAFP Says American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Congress of Delegates attendees complained that undue emphasis on pain scores has pressured physicians to overprescribe opioids.
  • AAFP Not Ready to Seek End to 'High-Stakes' MOC Test AAFP Not Ready to Seek End to 'High-Stakes' MOC Test Failing the board recertification exam can jeopardize a physician's livelihood, but some members of the AAFP Congress of Delegates worry that getting rid of the decades-old exam could backfire.
  • AAFP Votes on Gun Violence, Drug Prices, and Diversity AAFP Votes on Gun Violence, Drug Prices, and Diversity The Congress of Delegates also voted last week in favor of allowing Medicare to negotiate drug prices, but opposed taking a neutral stance on physician-assisted death.

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