New York State Academy of Family Physicians (NYSAFP)

New York State Academy of Family Physicians (NYSAFP) Mission: The NYSAFP strives to improve the health of patients, families and communities by serving members of the Academy through education and advocacy.

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View Webinar on Physician Mental Health, Su***de PreventionAs part of the AAFP’s Leading Physician Well-being certificat...
06/14/2021
View Webinar on Physician Mental Health, Su***de Prevention

View Webinar on Physician Mental Health, Su***de Prevention
As part of the AAFP’s Leading Physician Well-being certificate program, the American Foundation for Su***de Prevention is offering a new..
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As part of the AAFP’s Leading Physician Well-being certificate program, the American Foundation for Su***de Prevention is offering a new webinar: “Physician Mental Health: Preventing Su***de and Building Resilience.”

Students and Residents, Take the Lead AAFP resident and student leadership positions for the 2021-2022 academic year are...
06/13/2021
Students and Residents, Take the Lead

Students and Residents, Take the Lead
AAFP resident and student leadership positions for the 2021-2022 academic year are open for applications.
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AAFP resident and student leadership positions for the 2021-2022 academic year are open for applications. Resident Anna Askari, M.D., M.S.B.S., explains how state and national leadership roles shaped her path.

Biomarker Uncovered by Roswell Park Team Identifies NET Patients Likely to Have Blood Side Effects from PRRT#FamilyMedic...
06/12/2021
Biomarker Uncovered by Roswell Park Team Identifies NET Patients Likely to Have Blood Side Effects from PRRT

Biomarker Uncovered by Roswell Park Team Identifies NET Patients Likely to Have Blood Side Effects from PRRT
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New work from a team at Roswell Park will help guide the care of patients with neuroendocrine tumors, or NETs. Abhay Singh, MD, MPH, and colleagues have discovered a potential biomarker to predict which patients are likely to experience side effects from a new targeted radiation treatment, peptide r...

Challenging the standard model of cancer#FamilyMedicineStronghttp://ow.ly/BJFc50F6TmL
06/11/2021
Challenging the standard model of cancer

Challenging the standard model of cancer
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In a new paper published this week in the journal BioEssays, researchers in Arizona and Australia propose that cancer is a type of genetic throwback that progresses via a series of reversions to ancestral forms of life.

Strong #vaccination programs are a must for provider, yet for many, running these programs can be an administrative burd...
06/10/2021
Vaccinating for Two: Increasing Maternal Vaccine Uptake — Atlantic Health Partners

Strong #vaccination programs are a must for provider, yet for many, running these programs can be an administrative burden. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be. Read more in Immunization Insights, a blog by our partner @AHPVaccines. (Link to: https://www.atlantichealthpartners.com/immunization-insights-1/maternal-vaccine-uptake/2018/3/20)

During pregnancy, there are many preparations that expectant mothers may make before welcoming a newborn: purchasing a stroller, preparing a nursery, buying clothes, diapers, wipes and many other items. Another way expectant mothers can prepare, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Preve

FDA approves much-debated Alzheimer’s drug panned by experts#FamilyMedicineStronghttp://ow.ly/vk5A50F5p0S
06/09/2021
FDA approves much-debated Alzheimer’s drug panned by experts

FDA approves much-debated Alzheimer’s drug panned by experts
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Government health officials on Monday approved the first new drug for Alzheimer’s disease in nearly 20 years, disregarding warnings from independent advisers that the much-debated treatment hasn’t been shown to help slow the brain-destroying disease.

06/08/2021

Pass S.75A/A.279A so New Yorkers receive only recommended vaccines and to help address disparities in vaccine access in NY. @carlheastie @AndreaSCousins @NYSenatorRivera @bradhoylman @DickGottfried
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06/07/2021

2021 NYSAFP STUDENT LEADERS PEER RECOGNITION PROGRAM HONOREES Congratulations….
Citation for Dedicated Teaching
#KateTian
“Leadership transition would have been impossible without her…” “Kate is eager to help out and answer students’ questions…”

#LewisWong
“Lewis has been in constant contact with student leaders and has volunteered every month to organize the student/resident webinars!”

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06/07/2021
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N.Y. family practice becomes base for fighting COVID-19
Endwell Family Physicians in Endwell, N.Y., responded to the growing COVID-19 pandemic by overhauling its operations to create a base for fighting the virus and saving lives. The practice brought together department leaders to form a group that changed the office flow, implemented safety measures, added a respiratory clinic with in-house testing, and developed ways to test and treat patients with COVID-19 at the clinic, in their cars and at their homes.Full Story: USA Today (5/27) Subscription needed https://www.usatoday.com/restricted/?return=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.usatoday.com%2Fstory%2Fnews%2Fnation%2F2021%2F05%2F27%2Fprimary-care-facility-creates-covid-19-outpatient-care-model%2F7449725002%2F

New York Daily News on Twitter“OPINION | The case for universal health care: We're at the mercy of an overpriced for-pro...
06/06/2021
New York Daily News on Twitter

New York Daily News on Twitter
“OPINION | The case for universal health care: We're at the mercy of an overpriced for-profit health care system. There is a better...
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“OPINION | The case for universal health care: We're at the mercy of an overpriced for-profit health care system. There is a better way. The New York Health Act would create a single-payer health-care system that provides care at a lower cost. https://t.co/kMEkSWlsLh”

Think like a virus to understand why the pandemic isn't over yet – and what the US needs to do to help other countries#F...
06/05/2021
Think like a virus to understand why the pandemic isn't over yet – and what the US needs to do to help other countries

Think like a virus to understand why the pandemic isn't over yet – and what the US needs to do to help other countries
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https://theconversation.com/think-like-a-virus-to-understand-why-the-pandemic-isnt-over-yet-and-what-the-us-needs-to-do-to-help-other-countries-161400

Viruses want to pass on their genetic material. Recognizing this about SARS-CoV-2 provides insight into how the world is still vulnerable to COVID-19.

06/04/2021

2021 NYSAFP STUDENT LEADERS PEER RECOGNITION PROGRAM HONOREES Congratulations….

Citation for Dedicated Service
#LincolnIslam
“Lincoln was great on the enrichment committees and during elections” “He is consistently serving the NYSAFP...he has a great energy about him and a natural draw to serve!”

#TylerMcChane
“Tyler passionately advocated for needed social programs on Lobby Day” “He faithfully served his commission and was a consistent contributor to the student board report…”

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06/04/2021

Pass S.75A/A.279A so New Yorkers receive only recommended vaccines and to help address disparities in vaccine access in NY. @carlheastie @AndreaSCousins @NYSenatorRivera @bradhoylman @DickGottfried
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06/03/2021

@andreascousins Please pass S.75A-Hoylman to help ensure an accurate/reliable record of immunizations so NYers only receive the vaccines they need.
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06/03/2021

@carlheastie Please pass A.279A-Gottfried to help ensure an accurate/reliable record of immunizations so NYers only receive the vaccines they need.

06/03/2021

2021 NYSAFP STUDENT LEADERS PEER RECOGNITION PROGRAM HONOREES Congratulations….
Citation for Dedicated Mentorship
#AllyAbel
“The student leaders would have been lost without her guidance… if you have a question, Ally has the answer” “Knows everything about the NYSAFP inside and out…”

#KristinWilliams
"Kristin has consistently mentored students. I’ve referred several non-NYSAFP students to her for guidance, and she’s always open to helping!”

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Playing Catch-Up with Adolescent Immunization Before the Return to In-Person School — Atlantic Health Partners#FamilyMed...
06/03/2021
Playing Catch-Up with Adolescent Immunization Before the Return to In-Person School — Atlantic Health Partners

Playing Catch-Up with Adolescent Immunization Before the Return to In-Person School — Atlantic Health Partners
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https://www.atlantichealthpartners.com/immunization-insights-1/playing-catch-up-with-adolescent-immunization-before-the-return-to-in-person-school/2021/5/24

As COVID-19 vaccine eligibility makes it way down age groups, it is essential that young patients get caught up on routine vaccines alongside their COVID-19 vaccines. In this blog, we discuss how providers have an opportunity to use the upcoming months to ensure that younger patients get the recomme

06/02/2021

2021 NYSAFP STUDENT LEADERS PEER RECOGNITION PROGRAM HONOREES Congratulations….
Citation for Dedicated Leadership
#SabbaSarwar
“Sabba is constantly involving herself in new projects and represents the NYSAFP beautifully” “She showed remarkable initiative in leading the Student Assembly”

#VeronicaYu
“V. is always one of the firsts to volunteer…” “She is fully committing to leading the student board and helping out in any way she can.”

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06/01/2021

2021 NYSAFP STUDENT LEADERS PEER RECOGNITION PROGRAM HONOREES Congratulations….

Citation for Dedicated Volunteering
#CourtneyMangum
“Courtney did a great job as an upstate COD delegate and was a big help in writing our resolutions for the COD…”

#MiguelRodriguez
“Everyone loved the match panel...” “Miguel has organized speakers… and loves bringing new ideas” “I enjoyed working with him”

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Message from the Campaign for New York Health:Nothing big passes in Albany without strong grassroots pressure. That is w...
06/01/2021
Pre-Register for June 7th Mobilization in Albany to Win the New York Health Act!

Message from the Campaign for New York Health:
Nothing big passes in Albany without strong grassroots pressure. That is where we need you!
Join the statewide Campaign for New York Health in Albany on Mon., June 7 for a march, rally, and direct action to demand that the New York Health Act passes before the session ends on June 10. Please RSVP today. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdFokcj6wtThcKiMA_PKurrv_-GlubnvrJih-SQIv3b5wvM3A/viewform
Registration to join the final statewide push in Albany,
“Everybody In, Nobody Out #PassNYHealth!” closes Tues, June 1st.
Please RSVP today!
Buses and transportation will be coordinated from around the state. Please RSVP so that we can plan accordingly.

We are the closest we have ever been to winning universal healthcare for all New Yorkers. We ask you to join us in Albany on Monday, June 7th at 9:30 AM for our final push to win the New York Health Act THIS legislative session. This will be a statewide day of action organized by the Campaign for NY...

06/01/2021
Our partner @AHPVaccines works directly with all of the leading vaccine manufacturers to offer providers preferred prici...
05/31/2021
Atlantic Health Partners | Largest Vaccine Buying Group in US

Our partner @AHPVaccines works directly with all of the leading vaccine manufacturers to offer providers preferred pricing on vaccines for patients of all ages. Contact the Atlantic Health Partners team to learn more today. (link to: https://www.atlantichealthpartners.com/)

The largest vaccine buying group for physicians, health systems, worksite and urgent care clinics, and medical practices. We work with all major manufacturers.

On this Memorial Day....We honor those who have served in service to our country.We salute those who have given the ulti...
05/31/2021

On this Memorial Day....
We honor those who have served in service to our country.
We salute those who have given the ultimate sacrifice.
We honor those who fought the front lines of this pandemic.
We hold gratitude in our hearts for all.
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