She represents Mississippi as an alternate delegate to the AAFP
Congress of Delegates.
has long argued that the RUC should include more family physicians, health plans, consumers, employers, and health care economists on its panel.
is a medical organization representing more than 119,500 family physicians, family medical residents and medical students.
As debate began again the next day, delegates from the AAFP
and the ACP retreated from their amendment, and instead asked that it, along with any AMA action on the pay parity issue, be deferred.
Since 1992, Marshall has been honored 19 times by the AAFP
for its high percentage of medical students choosing family medicine residencies.
The Walsh Award Is not annual, but given at the discretion of the AAFP
Board of Directors.
While the AAFP
is not very large--with approximately 1,900 members--it has been producing a wealth of continuing education, guidelines and other resources on feline health.
Nothing in the editorial suggested that Coca-Cola is pushing an agenda or that the AAFP
will produce a program that is compromised in any way.
And only 38% of the men polled for the AAFP
engage in regular exercise.
The new AAFP
guidelines provoked heated comment from Gary Hankins, M.
In its comments, the AAFP
questioned the need to include Social Security numbers in the application process, since universal unique identifiers for physicians under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act are taking effect this fall.
The Adult Immunization Schedule is based on published recommendations of ACIP (1), AAFP
(2), ACOG (3), and the American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine (ACP-ASIM) with the Infectious Diseases Society of America (4) and was developed by members of these organizations and CDC.