upcoming events

2nd Annual Procedures and Clinical Dermatology Event
September 6 - 7, 2018 State College, PA
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Nemacolin CME Conference
November 2 - 4, 2018 Nemacolin, PA
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PAFP Annual Business Meeting & CME Conference
March 7 - 10, 2019 Gettysburg, PA
Bedford CME Conference
November 8 - 10, 2019

Latest News

Election season to bring changes of consequence to PAFP July 12, 2018

Pennsylvania has one the largest full-time legislature in the nation, and this election season will see plenty of highly competitive races within the Commonwealth enhanced by nearly 30 retirements in the House and Senate. That means this year's election will bring many changes of consequence to the PAFP. Pennsylvanians have until Oct. 9 to register to vote.

Primary care doctors deserve more respect July 11, 2018

That's according to a columnist at Philly.com, who writes in the age of specialty medicine, we often lose sight of the value of the primary care doctor who coordinates care, functions as the "captain of the team," and knows the patient best; it's time to change the reimbursement system to truly value primary care and family physicians for what they do.

Keeping the same doctor can help patients live longer July 10, 2018

It's important for patients to maintain continuity of care, which means cultivating a long-term relationship with a family physician. According to a new study, patients who have been seeing the same physician for years are in luck: Healthline reports researchers have found regular contact with the same doctor resulted in fewer patient deaths in a recent study.

Register today for Procedures and Clinical Dermatology July 9, 2018

Don't delay - register today for the PAFP's second-annual Procedures and Clinical Dermatology event, Sept. 6-7 in State College! The event includes one and a half days of excellent dermatology-based CME with a session at the Mount Nittany Winery, followed by a special (and delicious) tasting event! Space is limited, so don't forget to reserve your spot

Pa. Dept. of Health launches prescriber education initiative  Featured News

The Pennsylvania Dept. of Health has just launched a prescriber education initiative called Evidence-Based Prescribing: Tools You Can Use to Fight the Opioid Epidemic. The curriculum teaches best practices for using the state's prescription drug monitoring database. All courses are free and qualify for 1 CME credit each; they're available on the TRAIN PA website.

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