- — Douglas Borst (@dtborst)Thu, Aug 07 2014 12:54:37
- — sarah catherine (@SCNosalMD)Thu, Aug 07 2014 11:54:23
Things got off to an early start with educational sessions. Did you make it to the 7:30 a.m. leadership workshop?
- A session about Choosing Wisely, a program that aims to educate patients about evidence-based care and reduce uneccessary testing, proved to be popular. If you missed the session, it repeats Friday at 4:15 p.m.
- — Sarah Coles (@sarahmwc)Thu, Aug 07 2014 12:08:17
- — Jacob Anderson, DO (@JakeAndersonDO)Thu, Aug 07 2014 13:58:09
Family Medicine and the future of heath care ...
- AAFP President Reid Blackwelder, M.D., greeted students and residents to kick off the main stage session, and featured speaker Paul Grundy, M.D., M.P.H., discussed why family medicine is the foundation of health care transformation.
- — AAFP students (@fammedstudents)Thu, Aug 07 2014 14:51:33We are all leaders. Transform tomorrow but start with transforming today. Great ideas to start #aafpnc from our AAFPprez!
- — Natasha Bhuyan, MD (@NatashaBhuyan)Thu, Aug 07 2014 14:59:33
- — Douglas Borst (@dtborst)Thu, Aug 07 2014 15:11:42
- — KPSDFamMed Residency (@KPSDFMR)Thu, Aug 07 2014 15:19:31Patients want to see a comprehensivist. They don't need partialistAAFPNCAFPNC Opening Main Stage event.
Procedural skills courses were offered in the morning on topics including basic suturing, joint injections and women's health procedures. Some of the same courses, and a few new ones, are available again Friday and Saturday.
2014 National Conference: Day One
The three-day National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students in Kansas City, Mo., features workshops, social and networking events, an expo featuring representatives from more than 300 family medicine residencies and the resident and student congresses.
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