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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.

  Government Affairs: First Set of Open Payments Data to Be Released Sept. 30, 2014
Today, the first set of Open Payments data will be released, although the ability of patients to look up their own doctors is not yet available, reports The Washington Post. The Open Payments system was developed to keep the public abreast of drug company payments and gifts to physicians greater than $10.

  Education: Free Regional CME Meeting on Liver Disease Sept. 29, 2014
A free CME opportunity on liver disease is coming to Philadelphia on Oct. 4. The Liver Summit is a regional CME conference to help familiarize physicians and other providers with chronic liver disease, screening, diagnosis and treatment. Click here for the complete details. Note: This is not a PAFP event.
  Government Affairs: As Election Nears, Consider Donating to PAFP-PAC Sept. 26, 2014
Election day is right around the corner. Before you cast your ballot on Nov. 4, consider making a donation to the PAFP-PAC, the official political action committee of family medicine in Pennsylvania. Your funds go toward supporting candidates running for public office in the Commonwealth. Click here to donate today.
  Education: Register Early for Pittsburgh CME Conference! Sept. 25, 2014
Early bird registration for the Pittsburgh CME Conference, Nov. 7-9, ends Oct. 7, so register soon for a $30 savings! In addition to 18 CME credits, the PAFP is planning some exciting adventures, including a morning yoga session and a reception at the Carnegie Science Center - now open to all PAFP members! 
  Featured News: Introducing Primary Healthcare Consultants Sept. 19, 2014
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 innovation and transformation. Click here to visit the website!




October 8 - 11, 2014
AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Express™ Live Course
(details - register by Aug 15 to save $200)
October 8, 15, 22  2014
November 7, 8  2014
Essential Care for Older Adults Series
(details and registration)
October 29, 2014
Introduction to Direct Primary Care Webinar
(details and registration)
November 1, 2014
PAFP South Central Chapter Fall Conference
(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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