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  1. American Academy of Family Physicians


AAFP a.k.a. The American Academy of Family Physicians was founded in 1947 to promote the science and art of family medicine. It is one of the largest medical organizations in the United States, with over 100,000 members. The AAFP was instrumental in establishing family medicine as a recognized medical specialty; a certifying board was approved by the American Board of Medical Specialties in 1969. The AAFP is headquartered in Leawood, Kansas.

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Google previewContinuing Medical Education (2011)

Looking Back, Planning Ahead by Dennis K. Wentz

As a CME provider and accreditor, the AAFP is a uniquely positioned medical specialty society. It is an organization that exists to advance public health by American Academy of Family Physicians / Ostergaard, McKenna, Gangel, & LaRocque ...

Google previewHealth and Medicine (2011)

by Ross M. Mullner The AAFP is a large, individual membership organization of more than 94,600 family physicians, family medicine residents, and medical students nationwide, whose mission is to “promote the science and art of family ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Clinical Child and Pediatric Psychology (2012)

by Thomas H. Ollendick, Carolyn S. Schroeder

Many family practitioners are members of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). The AAFP is a medical organization that was founded in 1947 to promote improved health care in the United States, to advance the specialty of ...

Google previewAmerican Medical Association Guide to Talking to Your Doctor (2002)

by American Medical Association

The AAFP is a national nonprofit medical association of family physicians, family practice residents, and medical students dedicated to promoting and maintaining quality standards for family doctors, who provide continuing comprehensive ...

Google previewValuebased purchasing for physicians under Medicare : hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, July 21, 2005.

The AAFP was the first medical specialty society to join the National Quality Forum (NQF). And along with ACP, AHIP and AHRQ, the AAFP is a founding organization of the Ambulatory care Quality Alliance (AQA). However, it is important to ...

Google previewCaring for Your Aging Cat (2007)

A Quality-of-life Guide for Your Cat's Senior Years by Janice Borzendowski

Who's Who in Pet Health Care: The American Association of Feline Practitioners ( AAFP) The AAFP is a professional veterinary organization that "seeks to raise the standards of feline medicine and surgery among practitioners." To that end, it ...

Google previewPrinciples of Athletic Training: A Competency-Based Approach (2013)

15th Edition by William Prentice, Daniel Arnheim

AAFP is a medical association of more than 100,000 members. Many team physicians are members of this organization. It publishes American Family Physician. National Athletic Trainers' Association Before the formation of the National ...

Google previewHIMSS Dictionary of Healthcare Information Technology Terms, Acronyms and Organizations, Third Edition (2013)


org AAFP American Academy of Family Physicians Membership organization for physicians and physicians in training engaged in Family ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Death and the Human Experience (2009)

by Clifton D. Bryant, Dennis L. Peck

aafp. org American ...

Google previewDictionary of Abbreviations in Medical Sciences (2012)

With a list of the most important medical and scientific journals and their traditional abbreviations by Rolf Heister

AAFMC AAFP American Association of Foundations for Medical Care American Academy ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Acronyms, Initialisms, Abbreviations and Symbols (2003)

by Fioretta. Benedetto Mattia

AAFP; A.A.F.P. American Academy of Family Physicians (U.S.A.). AAFS American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Rockville, Maryland ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders (2007)

by Carol Turkington, Ruth Anan

and the American Academy of Family Physicians ( AAFP), suggests that physicians follow the recommended childhood immunization ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Elder Care (2007)

The Comprehensive Resource on Geriatric and Social Care, Second Edition by Eugenia L. Siegler, MD, FACP, Elizabeth Capezuti, PhD, RN, FAAN, Mathy Mezey, EdD, RN, FAAN html American Heart Association National Heart, Lung ...

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