Addressing Healthcare Disparities With Community-Tailored Programs

Nicole Rakhmanova, OMS-III, highlights the importance of tailoring preventative medicine approaches and interventions to community and cultural beliefs, while providing suggestions for ways to overcome mistrust and misinformation.

Assessment and Management of Adult Patients With an Acute Asthma Exacerbation During the COVID-19 Pandemic

According to data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), asthma affects approximately 8%–9% of the U.S. population and roughly 300 million worldwide.

Are You Sure? 

Rachel Nixon, DO, shares her story as the parent of a transgender child and offers tips for supporting members of this community as part of Pride Month.

The Need to Reduce Administrative Inefficiencies

ACOFP Federal Legislation and Advocacy Committee member Philip Eskew, DO, JD, MBA, highlights examples of the administrative burden of paperwork requirements and discusses actions taken to address this issue..

Cutaneous Hemosiderosis in Chronic Venous Insufficiency: A Review 

Examine the pathophysiology and clinical presentation of hemosiderosis in chronic venous insufficiency, summarize its management and prevention strategies and explore its impact on quality of life. 

Distinguished Service Award: Brian Bixler, MD 

After a decade of working with his DO colleagues, he has the distinction of being named the first MD to obtain full active membership in ACOFP. Congratulations to Brian Bixler, MD, one of the 2022 Distinguished Service Award recipients!

My Own Country: A Reflection on America and the Physician Landscape

As part of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Brianna Clark, DO, MPH, CNPM, CLC, provides a unique look into the connection between small-town America, the AIDS epidemic and the role of Asians and Asian Americans during the crisis.

Knee Dislocations and Multi-Ligament Knee Injuries 

Acute knee dislocations are a relatively rare type of injury that can lead to serious neurovascular compromise and ligament instability. 

Direct Primary Care: A Path to Achieving the Quadruple Aim of Health Care 

The autonomy and flexibility of direct primary care practices have alleviated some of the frustration and exhaustion physicians are feeling due to the COVID-19 pandemic.