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Student Externship Opportunities

Welcome to the 2018 NYSAFP Student Externship application cycle! This program is an excellent opportunity to explore your interest in family medicine. Our goals for the program are as follows: Students who participate in the clinical arm will have the opportunity to improve skills in obtaining history and performing a physical exam. They will also develop an understanding of the scope of medical issues that family physicians encounter in the pediatric and adult populations. Students who participate in the research arm will develop, explore, and implement a research project that involves Family Medicine. With the guidance of their mentor they will develop an understanding of the possible advantages and limitations to particular study designs, establish a valid methodology, and being to implement and hopefully complete a project by the end of the externship.  Students may participate in a combined  clinical and research opportunity for a minumum for 4-weeks.
Externship Stipend
$2000 for the student
$500 for the physician mentor

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You participated in scholarly activity. Now share it!

Present a poster during NYSAFP Scientific Assembly, January 19 - deadline for submission December 3

The Scientific Assembly (“Winter Weekend”) is the premier event for family physicians in New York State. Attended by more than 200 family physicians, students, residents and other health care professionals. The poster presentation area will be a popular destination where attendees can come to learn about current family medicine research and scholarly activities in our state. Presenters will have the opportunity to discuss their work with attendees.

Click here to submit an abstract

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NYSAFP Scientific Assembly (and Winter Weekend) 2019

Call for presentations!
Click here to submit a proposal. 

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AAFP Board Candidate

The American Academy of Family Physician's Congress (COD) elects new officers to serve on the Board of Directors for the following 12 months. COD will take place October 8-10, 2018 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside in New Orleans, LA. 
Read here about NY's candidate, Dr. Tochi Iroku-Malize

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Office Visit Protocols for your Patients’ 6 Most Prevalent Medical Conditions:

Office Visit Protocols for your Patients’ 6 Most Prevalent  Medical Conditions:

  1. Weight Loss Screening and Counseling: For Doctors  |  For Patients
  2. Tobacco Cessation
  3. Depression Screening and Counseling
  4. General Anxiety Disorder
  5.  Alcohol Abuse Screening and Counseling
  6.  Drug Abuse Screening and Counseling

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