What's New

Project TEACH

Second Annual Forum: Innovative Practices in Prevention Science

May 4, information here
 

Read More

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. 

Read More

Spring 2019 HPV Vaccination Update: Supporting Your Office Efforts

Spring 2019 HPV Vaccination Update: Supporting Your Office Efforts
Join the American Academy of Pediatrics for a webinar on March 26th at 1pm EST (Eastern Standard Time) to learn the latest on Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination. A panel of experts in pediatric primary care, health communication and obstetrics and gynecology will cover a range of topics including the latest trends in HPV disease prevalence and prevention, effective HPV vaccination communication strategies all office staff can use, evidence-based techniques for increasing HPV vaccination rates, and answers to commonly asked questions from parents.
CMEs for this event is currently pending. Click here to register https://bit.ly/2OcROeu
 

Read More

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
 

Read More

Student & Resident Scholarships for National Conference

AFP NATIONAL CONFERENCE - JULY 25 - 27
NYSAFP FUNDING OF RESIDENTS & STUDENTS 

The New York State Academy of Family Physicians (NYSAFP) will provide financial support ($500) for five (5) residents and five (5) 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

Read More

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

Read More