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  Public Health: New York City Doctor Being Treated for Ebola Oct. 24, 2014
A doctor in New York City is being treated for Ebola. The New York Times reports 33-year-old Dr. Craig Spencer had recently returned from Guinea, where he cared for patients with the disease. Investigators are trying to retrace his steps; however, health and government officials say there's no need for alarm.
 
 
  Communications: Video and More: AAFP President-Elect Wanda Filer, MD Oct. 23, 2014
Dr. Wanda Filer, a familiar face to many in Central Pennsylvania, will become the American Academy of Family Physicians' president in 2015. Click here to read a statement from the PAFP, and don't forget to listen to her post-election speech (Fourth Session video, 60:00 mark - login is required to view page).
 
 
  Members: Presenting AAFP President-Elect Wanda Filer, MD Oct. 22, 2014
The Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians is excited to announce that longtime member and PAFP past-president Wanda Filer, MD, MBA, FAAFP, has been elected to the position of president-elect of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Congratulations, Dr. Filer! We are so proud.
 
 
  Education: Tons of CME (Plenty Free!) Coming Your Way Oct. 21, 2014
Nowhere can you get more bang for your CME buck than with the PAFP! From the South Central Chapter Conference to the Introduction to Primary Care webinar, our Emergency Preparedness and Essential Care series, and the Pittsburgh CME Conference, the rest of 2014 is packed with educational offerings!
 
 
  Featured News: Introducing Primary Healthcare Consultants
After months of research, planning, and development, the PAFP is proud to introduce Primary Healthcare Consultants. From Meaningful Use to patient-centered medical home transformation, Primary Healthcare Consultants is dedicated to practice solutions and innovation. Click here to visit the website!

 
     
 

 






 
 

 

 











October 29, 2014
Introduction to Direct Primary Care Webinar
(details and registration)
 
November 1, 2014
PAFP South Central Chapter Fall Conference
(details and registration)
 
Nov. 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 2014 
Emergency Preparedness and Primary Care
(details and registration
 
November 7, 8  2014
Essential Care for Older Adults Series
(details and registration)
 
November 7 - 9, 2014
Pittsburgh CME Conference & Live Streaming
(details and registration)

November 7, 2014
SAM Study Group
Topic: Well Child Care (details)
 
 
 
 
 




 
 
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