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  • PCMH


    With its emphasis on coordinated care, quality, safety and a more robust
    patient-physician relationship,the Patient-Centered Medical Home
    (PCMH) care model is a major focus of the PAFP.



    The PAFP is committed to helping family physicians
    achieve productive practices through its advocacy and
    lobbying efforts to achieve more affordable, efficient,
    higher-quality health care.

  • CME


    Family physicians love the PAFP's CME courses,
    including both live events and online webcasts
    on a variety of clinical topics and with a strong
    focus on evidence-based data.



    Dedicated to improving public health through family practice,
    PAFP provides a wealth of information with webcasts, tip sheets,
    FAQs and initiatives like the "Tar Wars" campaign.

  • QI


    Assisting practices with the PCMH model, providing expertise
    on electronic health records systems (EHRs) and improving outcomes,
    the PAFP is committed to improving the quality of care physicians provide.



    Education goes digital with the PAFP’s library of free online webcasts, allowing Pennsylvania’s family physicians to continue their lifelong learning conveniently at a time and place that fits their busy schedule.

  Communications: Keystone Physician Spring 2015 Issue Out Now May 5, 2015
The Spring 2015 issue of the PAFP's Keystone Physician magazine has been released! In this issue, revisit the PAFP's Valley Forge CME Conference and Annual Meeting with event coverage and photos; meet newly-installed PAFP President Nicole Davis, MD; read about the 2015 award winners, and more!
  Education: Summer Vacation, Education in Chesapeake May 4, 2015
It finally feels like summer in Pennsylvania - and the PAFP has your vacation and education covered when summertime actually begins! The Chesapeake Summer Escape CME Conference July 26-29 features more than 16 CME credits and tons of family-friendly fun. Register now for the early bird discount - $30 off!
  Events: CME Cruise to Set Sail in 2016: Details May 1, 2015
The PAFP Foundation CME Cruise is back by popular demand! Scheduled for July 2-7, 2016, the cruise from Baltimore to Bermuda will allow participants to enjoy high-quality education and an exciting vacation adventure! Visit the PAFP Foundation CME Cruise webpage for cabin rates, a schedule, and more.  
  Quality Improvement: PAFP Collaborative Recognized by CDC April 30, 2015
Now heading into its sixth year, the PAFP's Residency Program and Community Health Center Collaborative has been recognized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in its Field Notes and Evaluation Summary documents. Congratulations to the collaborative's many participants!
  Featured News: You Can Make a Difference in the Opioid Epidemic
Abuse of opioids has reached epidemic status in the United States, but you're not powerless in the fight. Learn how you can make a difference to stop prescription drug abuse: Bob Stutman, retired Drug Enforcement Agency, shared some excellent statistics and tips at the PAFP's Pittsburgh CME Conference.






May 8
Residency Program and Community Health Center Collaborative
May 8 
Professional Development Series for Residents 
July 26-29, 2015 
Chesapeake Summer Escape CME Conference 
Details and registration 
November 6-8, 2015
Allentown CME Conference

 New: Valley Forge Handouts
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