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    (PCMH) care model is a major focus of the PAFP.

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    the PAFP is committed to improving the quality of care physicians provide.

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    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.


 
 
  Events: Registration Now Open for PAFP Foundation Cruise May 29, 2015
Registration is now open for the PAFP Foundation CME Cruise, headed from Baltimore to Bermuda! The five-night cruise aboard Royal Caribbean's Grandeur of the Seas will take attendees to paradise and back, with clinically relevant education sessions on sea days. Visit www.pafp.com/cruise for full details!
 
 
  Public Health: Poll: U.S. Obesity Rate Continues to Rise May 28, 2015
The U.S. obesity rate climbed to 27.7 percent in 2014, up from 27.1 percent the year before, according to a new Gallup poll. Pennsylvania ranks 33 out of 50 states; the Harrisburg-Carlisle metro area is the second-most obese metro area in the United States (out of the 100 largest), behind only Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
 
 
  Government Affairs: SCOTUS Health Law Decision: What's at Stake May 27, 2015
A U.S. Supreme Court decision next month will decide if Affordable Care Act enrollees in states that didn't set up their own heath care exchanges will be allowed to keep federal funds. The Week reports nearly 10 million newly insured patients' coverage is at stake. The PAFP will continue to follow this important story.

 
  Featured News: 2013-2014 PAFP Foundation Impact Report Now Available
From quality improvement to workforce development, the PAFP Foundation works to improve health care access, delivery, and outcomes through robust programming. In the just-released PAFP Foundation 2013-2014 Impact Report, you can see how these programs are making a difference across Pennsylvania.

 
  Featured News: Speak Out for Patient Safety in Pennsylvania
The Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners is again seeking to end collaborative agreements - vital to patient safety - through legislation known as the Modernization of the Professional Nursing Law. Oppose the House Bill here and the Senate Bill here through the AAFP's Speak Out tool to protect patient safety!

 
 
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July 26-29, 2015 
Chesapeake Summer Escape CME Conference 
Details and registration 
 
November 6-8, 2015
Allentown CME Conference
 
July 2-7, 2016
PAFP Foundation 2016 CME Cruise 
Details and registration
 

 
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