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American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) 2016 Congress of Delegates

September 19 - 21, 2016; Orlando, Florida

September 19 - 21, 2016 Orlando, Florida
  • AAFP 'I Don't Want to Treat a Computer,' New AAFP President Says John Meigs Jr, MD, decries electronic health records and other professional hassles, defends the Affordable Care Act, and disagrees with the CDC that the opioid overdose epidemic is 'doctor-driven.'
  • 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 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.

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