AAFP Foundation Establishes Endowment to Honor Doug and Mary Henley's Family Medicine Leadership
11/15/2019 — During the 2019 Congress of Delegates in Philadelphia, Penn., the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation announced the establishment of an endowment in honor of Doug and Mary Henley to celebrate their years of service to the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), the Foundation and family medicine over the last 43 years. The Douglas and Mary Henley Fund will support the Foundation’s mission of creating future family medicine leaders through scholarships to medical students and residents to attend the AAFP National Conference.
CHFM Announces New Publication: A Pocket History of Family Medicine
09/18/2019 — The Center for the History of Family Medicine (CHFM) announced today a new publication, entitled A Pocket History of Family Medicine in the United States.
AAFP Foundation Announces Sudden Passing of Former Board President Hughes Melton
08/07/2019 — The American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation announces with profound sadness the passing of former Foundation Board President, S. Hughes Melton, MD MBA FAAFP DABAM. Dr. Hughes Melton passed away on Friday, August 2, 2019, in Bristol, Va.
American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation’s Family Medicine Leads Emerging Leader Institute Announces 2019 Scholars
07/10/2019 — American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation’s Family Medicine Leads Emerging Leader Institute Announces 2019 Scholars
Highlight on VACCINATIONS 4 TEENS
06/27/2017 — Highlight on VACCINATIONS 4 TEENS, a new program of the AAFP Foundation, will help family physicians educate teen patients and their families about the importance of vaccination at a time when millions of teens remain vulnerable to serious infectious disease.
Newly Elected Officers to Serve on American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation
01/12/2015 — The following individuals were elected as officers to serve on the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation Board of Trustees and have assumed this leadership role effective January 1, 2015.
Cities for Life Increased Community Support and Showed Improved Clinical Measures for People Living With or At Risk for Type 2 Diabetes
06/14/2014 — During the one-year program, patients showed statistically significant reductions in blood glucose levels, increased belief in their ability to self-manage their diabetes, and improved perceptions of support, while the community showed statistically significant increases in diabetes awareness.
Cities for Life Highlights Diabetes Management in Birmingham at American Diabetes Association 73rd Scientific Sessions
06/24/2013 — Cities for Life, a diabetes management program in Birmingham, Ala. led by the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation with support from Sanofi US, announced today initial findings on the diabetes self-management program at the American Diabetes Association's 73rd Scientific Sessions.
Lititz's Jane Weida, MD, Makes 2013 U.S. News Top Doctors List
06/12/2013 — Jane Weida, MD, a family doctor in Lititiz, PA, is among the physicians honored in U.S. News and World Report’s 2013 Top Doctors list.
American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation Announces Winners of Cities For Life Collaboration Awards
04/25/2013 — The American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation announced that 24 local organizations have been selected as recipients of eight Cities for Life Collaboration Awards.