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Call for presentations - Winter Weekend

The Winter Weekend planning committee is accepting proposals for presentations, click here to complete the application. 

Winter Weekend will be held January 23 - 26, in Lake Placid. 

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Colorectal Cancer Screening Webinar - Listen Now!

Colorectal Cancer Screening: How to Achieve 80% in Every Community
This webinar will be exploring colorectal cancer screening from several different angles. An esteemed group of medical professionals will be updating our participants about national efforts around colorectal cancer from the perspective of the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable. The webinar will also provide local trends and statistics from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and explore strategies on how we can achieve higher screening rates in NYC to help create a healthier community. The overarching theme of the webinar is the multifaceted approach to CRC awareness, statistics, and implementation strategies in efforts to achieve 80% screening rates and beyond in every community. Our audience is targeted towards those health and medical professionals who are influential among their peers and those with the opportunity to positively affect the decline of this preventable form of cancer. 

Webinar produced by: American Cancer Society, NYSAFP, NYS Health & Hospitals, MetroPlus Health Plan, and NYC Health

Webinar here

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Student & Resident Scholarships for National Conference


The New York State Academy of Family Physicians (NYSAFP) will provide financial support ($600) for  residents and students from New York to attend the National Conference of Residents and Medical Students in Kansas City.

Click here for application

Students & residents must apply to the AAFP as well https://www.aafp.org/events/national-conference/about/scholarships.html

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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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