LATEST NEWS

A Call to Serve 

ACOFP President Bruce R. Williams, DO, FACOFP, details his journey to leadership in the organization and in the osteopathic family medicine profession in his July/August Letter From the President's Desk.

The Cannabis Conundrum 

Jacob Lenz, OMS-IV, explores the benefits and adverse effects of cannabis—both recreational and medicinal—and how the role of continued legalization across the United States impacts patient care. 

2022 Osteopathic Family Physician of the Year Award 

Congratulations to 2022 ACOFP Osteopathic Family Physician of the Year, Robert I. Danoff, DO, MS, FACOFP, FAAFP—who has dedicated his life to serving patients and the osteopathic profession. 

Patient Education Handout: Iron Deficiency Anemia 

This patient education handout defines anemia, identifies groups at an increased risk of developing iron deficiency anemia, shares common symptoms and signs, and highlights treatment options.

Physician and Professor Ernest Gelb, DO, Installed as AOA’s 126th President

Dr. Gelb will serve as the president of the American Osteopathic Association for the 2022–23 term. 

Supporting Mother-Infant Attachment in Primary Care

Monica Hammer, MPH, OMS-III, discusses the role primary care physicians can play in helping foster relationships between mothers and their children, highlighting both risks of and potential solutions.

Sander A. Kushner, DO, FACOFP, Memorial Osteopathic Family Medicine Resident of the Year Award 

Congratulations to this year's Sander A. Kushner, DO, FACOFP, Memorial Osteopathic Family Medicine Resident Award recipient: Ravin Patel, DO, PGY-3.

A Case of Cutaneous Blastomycosis  

Determine the specific type of infection and options for treatment based on a 70-year-old patient's report.