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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 previewHealth and Medicine (2011)

by Ross M. Mullner The AAFP is a large, individual membership organization ofmore than94,600 family physicians, familymedicine residents, and medical students nationwide, whose missionis to“promote the science and artof family ...

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 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 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 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 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 previewDictionary of Medical Abbreviations (2016)

The World's most comprehensive list of English-language medical abbreviations and acronyms by Burt Vance

AAFM= American Academy of Family Medicine AAFN=Australasian Academy of Functional Neurology AAFO= American Association for Functional Orthodontists AAFO = articulated ankle-foot orthrosis AAFP = American Academy of Family ...

Google previewHIMSS Dictionary of Healthcare Information Technology Terms, Acronyms and Organizations

Second Edition by HIMSS

org AAFP American Academy of Family Physicians To improve the health of patients, families, and communities by serving the needs of members with ...

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 previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

by Joseph Segen

AAFP. American Association of Family Practice. AAN. American Association of Neurology. A&Ox3. Alert & oriented to person, place, & time. AAO. 1. American Association of Ophthalmology 2. American Association of Orthodontists 3. American ...

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 previewEncyclopedia of Sports Medicine (2010)

by Lyle J. Micheli, M.D.

The third edition, updated in 2005, is supported by six national medical societies: the AAFP, American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), American College of Sports Medicine, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM), American ...

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 ...

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