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ACOFP Webinar - Firearm-Related Issues for Family Physicians

Don't miss next week's webinar, focusing on an issue that has become increasingly relevant in recent years. Join us on Wednesday, May 30 as we provide an overview of guns as well as laws, policies and statistics relevant to firearms, mental health, suicide and violence.


Manage Pain Without Opioids

Read the latest OFP Patient Education Handout on Ways to Manage Pain Without Opioids. The patient resource explains non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic treatment options, along with newer treatment options such as spinal cord stimulation and PRP injections.

New Infectious Disease Guidelines

The Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA) has added several new topics to its Practice Guidelines, which are systematically developed statements to assist practitioners and patients in making decisions about appropriate health care for specific clinical circumstances. Read the latest guidelines >>


Outstanding Resident of the Year in Family Medicine

ACOFP, in partnership with the American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF), is pleased to recognize an Outstanding Resident of the Year in Family Medicine. Nominees should embody the combination of clinical promise, leadership, dedication and commitment to osteopathic patient-centered care. Read the requirements and eligibility and submit your nominations by July 1.


Interested in Medical Informatics Certification?
If your career could benefit from a certification in the expanding field of Medical Informatics, please take this five-question survey distributed by the American Osteopathic Association of Medical Informatics (AOAMI). The survey response deadline is June 1.






IN THIS ISSUE...

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Teaching Osteopathy in a Combined Didactics Setting

Standardized Patient Modules in Medical School with the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Patient in Mind

Assessing Complementary Pain Management Options for Chronic Pain Management

Painful Bubbles

Two Cases of Progressive Erythematous Lesions of the Upper Extremity


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