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Alan Schwartzstein, M.D., for AAFP Speaker
The Wisconsin AFP announces the candidacy of Alan Schwartzstein, M.D., of Oregon, for AAFP speaker.
Ada Stewart, M.D., for AAFP President-elect
The South Carolina AFP announces the candidacy of Ada Stewart, M.D., of Columbia, for AAFP president-elect.
Academy Objects to Harmful ‘Public Charge’ Rule Change
In a Dec. 3 letter, the AAFP signaled its strong opposition to a proposed change to the so-called public charge rule, which it said would endanger public health.
AAFP Joins Other Groups to Develop Well-Woman Resource
The Women's Preventive Services Initiative from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has created a chart summarizing age-based preventive service recommendations for women from adolescence to maturity that physicians can use during well-woman visits.
New Membership Category Benefits U.S. Medical School Grads
A newly created "transitional membership" category will allow medical school graduates who have not entered a residency program to join the AAFP for a limited time.
USPSTF: Research Lacking on Child Maltreatment Interventions
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has posted a final recommendation statement and final evidence review on primary care interventions to prevent child maltreatment, stating that evidence is insufficient to assess the harms and benefits of such interventions.