AAFP / AMA News Updates

The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and the American Medical Association (AMA) are professional organizations that represent and advocate for doctors and other healthcare professionals. Both organizations regularly release news updates and information relevant to their members and the broader healthcare community.

Some recent news updates from the AAFP include:

  1. COVID-19 vaccine: The AAFP has released guidance for its members on the COVID-19 vaccine, including information on distribution and administration.
  2. Primary care: The AAFP has released a number of updates related to primary care, including advocacy efforts to increase funding for primary care and resources for family physicians to improve the care they provide to their patients.
  3. Health Equity: The AAFP has made a number of efforts to address health equity issues, including the development of a toolkit to help family physicians address racial and ethnic health disparities in their practices.

Some recent news updates from the AMA include:

  1. COVID-19: The AMA has released a number of updates related to the COVID-19 pandemic, including guidance for physicians on testing and treatment and advocacy efforts to support physicians and their patients.
  2. Health policy: The AMA has released a number of updates related to health policy, including efforts to address the high cost of prescription drugs and to improve access to care for underserved populations.
  3. Professional development: The AMA has released a number of resources to support the professional development of physicians, including webinars and educational materials on topics such as leadership, burnout prevention, and diversity and inclusion.