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Introduction to Chronic Wound Care

In the first installment of a new blog series, Jean Walsh, DO, provides a general overview of wound classifications, then dives into dressing types, outlining when to use them, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each.

Physician Perceptions of Stress and Telemedicine

Read this recent Osteopathic Family Physician (OFP) article to explore physicians’ levels of satisfaction, comfort and student involvement when using telemedicine for patient care. Of the specialties surveyed, family physicians reported the lowest levels of comfort and satisfaction with telemedicine. Then, read the full November/December 2021 issue and complete the OFP CME quiz—free for ACOFP members.

 

Resident Spotlight: Stephen M. Kuehn, DO

The Student Association of the ACOFP continues to partner with the Resident Council on the Resident Council Spotlight Series. In a recent installment, students interviewed Stephen M. Kuehn, DO, to learn more about his residency program, why he chose family medicine and what advice he has for students.

 

A Residency-Based Program to Preserve a Suboxone Treatment Program in a Rural Community

Explore how members of a family medicine residency practice launched a medication-assisted treatment program for opioid use disorder in an area where addiction medicine services are limited. The article, published in The Annals of Family Medicine, highlights how the program not only benefited patients but also maintained satisfaction among physicians and enhanced addition medicine education in residents.