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Where Did We Come From? Where Are We Going?
Following the principals of ethics ensures each of us the privilege of rendering ethical, compassionate care to those who call us their “physician.” Ethics provides a template to follow, but requires continued vigilance and a keen sense of what is happening around us. The pillars of autonomy, beneficence, non-maleficence, and justice have served us well and hopefully, if we remain true to their intent, will serve as our modern pathway for our future ethical dilemmas. Read the full article >>

Award Nomination Deadline Approaching
The ACOFP recognizes outstanding osteopathic family physicians each year with several awards. Submissions are still open for two awards, with selections being made by corresponding ACOFP committees and the Board of Governors. We invite you to nominate a colleague who you feel demonstrates qualities of leadership and outstanding patient care for one of the following. The application deadline for both awards is September 1, 2018.

Register for the Intensive Update & Board Review
It's not too late to join us at the ACOFP Intensive Update & Board Review in Osteopathic Family Medicine, taking place August 24 - 26 at the Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel. 32.5 Category 1-A CME credits are anticipated, including 9.5 extra credits beginning on August 23.

Coding Resources for ICD-10
ACOFP ICD-10 provides resources, webcasts and tools such as the ICD-10 encoder, AHIMA’s code check, a list of coding school, online education resources and recruiting sites for hiring a coder to help you code with greater success.




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Psychosocial Components of Concussion Reporting Among Adolescent Athletes

Emerging Food Allergy Revolution

Physician Burnout: Action Items to Confront the Problem

Acute Finger Deformity


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