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  Members: PAFP Resident Member Selected for Leadership Experience July 31, 2015
The PAFP congratulates member and Crozer-Keystone Family Medicine Residency Program's Courtney Hudson on her selection to participate in the AAFP's inaugural Family Medicine Leads Emerging Leader Institute! Hudson has earned a scholarship and will complete a leadership project in the coming year.
 
 
  Residents and Students: AAFP National Conference Under Way July 30, 2015
The American Academy of Family Physicians' (AAFP) National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students is under way! Follow PAFP Director of Resident and Student Initiatives Molly Talley on Twitter to keep up with the action as residents and students learn, connect, and collaborate!
 
 
  Research: Fracking May Lead to Adverse Health Effects July 29, 2015
Two studies on the impacts of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, have found higher hospitalization rates and lower birth weights in communities surrounding wells. However, reports Lancaster Online, experts stress it is impossible to prove fracking causes adverse effects, and that more research is needed on the subject.
 
 
  Public Health: Pa. Health Care 'Even Worse than Average': Study July 28, 2015
Pennsylvania's health care is worse than average, according to a new study. Lancaster Online reports that the researchers, from a public policy and advocacy organization, say Pennsylvanians spend $900 more per year on care than the national average - and some common procedures can cost twice as much.
 
 
  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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