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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01/22/2021

'You Can't Treat If You Can't Empathize': Black Doctors Tackle Vaccine Hesitancy

Did you know?  Winter Weekend will host a Virtual Exhibit Hall and virtual Meet & Greets with our sponsors? Learn more a...
01/21/2021
New York State Academy of Family Physicians - Winter Weekend & Scientific Assembly 2021

Did you know? Winter Weekend will host a Virtual Exhibit Hall and virtual Meet & Greets with our sponsors?

Learn more and register for Winter Weekend here: http://www.nysafp.org/News/What-s-New/Winter-Weekend-Scientific-Assembly-2021

Winter Weekend & Scientific Assembly 2021 schedule; registration here For a complete detailed schedule with speaker info and presentation objectives, click here Winter Weekend Virtual Exhibit Hall​

01/20/2021

Making seniors comfortable with telehealth will be a goal for healthcare in 2021

Did you know?  Winter Weekend attendees can win a ticket to a Virtual Beer & Cheese tasting with Resurgence Brewing Comp...
01/20/2021
New York State Academy of Family Physicians - Winter Weekend & Scientific Assembly 2021

Did you know? Winter Weekend attendees can win a ticket to a Virtual Beer & Cheese tasting with Resurgence Brewing Company & the American Dairy Association? Sponsored by MLMIC & NYSAFP.

Learn more and register for Winter Weekend here: http://www.nysafp.org/News/What-s-New/Winter-Weekend-Scientific-Assembly-2021

Winter Weekend & Scientific Assembly 2021 schedule; registration here For a complete detailed schedule with speaker info and presentation objectives, click here Winter Weekend Virtual Exhibit Hall​

Get more information on New York State’s vaccine distribution plan.Phased Distribution of the Vaccine
01/19/2021
Phased Distribution of the Vaccine

Get more information on New York State’s vaccine distribution plan.

Phased Distribution of the Vaccine

Step 1: Determine eligibility and schedule an appointment. Vaccines are available at pharmacies, hospitals and through local health departments statewide – please contact your provider of choice to schedule your vaccine appointment.

New York State COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker
01/18/2021
COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker

New York State
COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker

This dashboard reports the number of 1st and 2nd dose vaccinations distributed and administered across the state of New York.

01/18/2021

5 Medical Innovations You Probably Didn’t Notice Happened in 2020

WHO: Low Income Countries Not Getting COVID-19 VaccineThe World Health Organization says wealthy nations have bought mos...
01/17/2021
WHO: Low Income Countries Not Getting COVID-19 Vaccine

WHO: Low Income Countries Not Getting COVID-19 Vaccine

The World Health Organization says wealthy nations have bought most of the current supply of available COVID-19 vaccine, leaving the...

The World Health Organization says wealthy nations have bought most of the current supply of available COVID-19 vaccine, leaving the world’s poorest nations unable to obtain them. At the agency’s regular briefing Friday in Geneva, Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the WHO-organize...

Don’t Return to Your SiloMaryAnn Dakkak, M.D., M.S.P.H., writes that COVID-19 has broken down silos in health care, and ...
01/16/2021
Don’t Return to Your Silo

Don’t Return to Your Silo
MaryAnn Dakkak, M.D., M.S.P.H., writes that COVID-19 has broken down silos in health care, and the collaborative approach should continue after the pandemic ends.

MaryAnn Dakkak, M.D., M.S.P.H., writes that COVID-19 has broken down silos in health care, and the collaborative approach should continue after the pandemic ends.

FPs in Advocacy Don’t Need to Reinvent the Wheel
01/15/2021
FPs in Advocacy Don’t Need to Reinvent the Wheel

FPs in Advocacy Don’t Need to Reinvent the Wheel

Stewart Decker, M.D., writes in the Fresh Perspectives blog that the key to getting involved in public health is identifying the people who are working on issues you care about and offering your expertise.

01/15/2021
Family Medicine Cares Resident Service Award

Family Medicine Cares Resident Service Award – March 15 Deadline
Do you know a first or second-year Family Medicine resident looking for a way to address an unmet health care need for vulnerable patients in their community?

https://www.aafpfoundation.org/our-programs/humanitarian-initiatives/family-medicine-cares-resident-service-award.html#

The Resident Service Award allows family medicine residents to better serve the health needs of the underserved in their local communities. Apply today.

#LetsGetImmunizedNY is calling on New Yorkers to make a year-end resolution to get caught up with all recommended vaccin...
01/13/2021
Let's Get Immunized NY

#LetsGetImmunizedNY is calling on New Yorkers to make a year-end resolution to get caught up with all recommended vaccines as part of a collective pledge for a Healthy 2021. LetsGetImmunizedNY.org

Let's Get Immunized NY strives to provide all New Yorkers reliable and trustworthy information on immunization and encourage New Yorkers to get recommended vaccines. Additionally, we advocate for policies that protect and improve access to immunization, increase awareness of the public health benefi...

AAFP Town Hall Tonight 7PM CST: Your Feelings Are Real: Navigating Grief, Anger, Fear, Guilt, and Moral Injury  Earn 1CM...
01/13/2021
AAFP (@aafp) | Twitter

AAFP Town Hall Tonight 7PM CST: Your Feelings Are Real: Navigating Grief, Anger, Fear, Guilt, and Moral Injury Earn 1CME
Share stories of emotional struggles related to COVID
Facebook: www.facebook.com/21560401086/posts/10157529391756087
Youtube: www.youtube.com/watch?v=wY44v-o3Rt8
Twitter: twitter.com/aafp

The latest Tweets from AAFP (@aafp). The American Academy of Family Physicians represents 136,700 family physicians, family medicine residents, and medical students. Leawood, KS

01/13/2021
coronavirus.health.ny.gov

NYSDOH issued updated guidance, entitled Guidance for The New York State COVID-19 Vaccination Program Effective January 12, 2021 related to the COVID-19 vaccine roll out with updated eligible populations and other guidelines etc. administering vaccines.

https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/system/files/documents/2021/01/guidance-for-facilities-receiving-covid19-vaccine.pdf

While the #COVID #Vaccines continue to be rolled out, now is a good time to ensure you and your family members are up to...
01/11/2021
Let's Get Immunized NY

While the #COVID #Vaccines continue to be rolled out, now is a good time to ensure you and your family members are up to date on other #Immunizations. Learn more! LetsGetImmunizedNY.org

Let's Get Immunized NY strives to provide all New Yorkers reliable and trustworthy information on immunization and encourage New Yorkers to get recommended vaccines. Additionally, we advocate for policies that protect and improve access to immunization, increase awareness of the public health benefi...

New Year, New Paradigm(s)President-elect Biden says it’s going to take patience, persistence and determination to beat t...
01/10/2021
New Year, New Paradigm(s)

New Year, New Paradigm(s)
President-elect Biden says it’s going to take patience, persistence and determination to beat this virus.

President-elect Biden says it’s going to take patience, persistence and determination to beat this virus. It’s also going to take primary care.

New Year, New Paradigm(s)President-elect Biden says it’s going to take patience, persistence and determination to beat t...
01/10/2021
New Year, New Paradigm(s)

New Year, New Paradigm(s)
President-elect Biden says it’s going to take patience, persistence and determination to beat this virus. It’s also going to take primary care...

President-elect Biden says it’s going to take patience, persistence and determination to beat this virus. It’s also going to take primary care.

Who Inspired You to Go to Med School?
01/09/2021
Who Inspired You to Go to Med School?

Who Inspired You to Go to Med School?

Medical school applications are surging as young people draw inspiration from physicians during the pandemic. Accordingly, we asked our new physician bloggers who inspired them to become doctors.

01/08/2021

Planning a pregnancy in the New Year? Talk to your doctor about how getting up to date on your vaccines before you conceive can help protect you and your growing family.
#LetsGetImmunizedNY

01/08/2021
coronavirus.health.ny.gov

Guidance for Facilities, Providers, and Local Health Departments Receiving COVID-19 Vaccine
Weeks 1-5 New York State Vaccination Program
Phase 1A Only
https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/system/files/documents/2021/01/guidance_facilitiesreceivingcovid19vaccineweeks1-5.pdf

CME/CNE WEBINAR May 20-22 VirtualCase Studies in the Initial Management of Persons with HIV: A STEP-HIV InitiativeFor co...
01/07/2021
webinar_HIVinitialmanage – American Conference for the Treatment of HIV

CME/CNE WEBINAR May 20-22 Virtual
Case Studies in the Initial Management of Persons with HIV: A STEP-HIV Initiative

For complete activity information or to participate, visit: http://www.acthiv.org/webinar_hivinitialmanage/

Case Studies in the Initial Management of a Person with HIV: A STEP-HIV Initiative Release Date: December 16, 2020 Expiration Date: December 16, 2021 Estimated Time to Complete: 1.0 hours VIEW ACTIVITY Jointly Provided by Support for this activity has been made possible through an educational grant....

TODAY 4pm ETCOVID-19 Vaccine Safety: A Fireside Chat with CMS, CDC, and front line staff and providersJoin The Centers f...
01/06/2021
Webinar Registration - Zoom

TODAY
4pm ET
COVID-19 Vaccine Safety: A Fireside Chat with CMS, CDC, and front line staff and providers

Join The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for a ireside chat on vaccine safety. This is the second discussion in a special series, a part of the CMS National Nursing Home Stakeholder Call Series, aimed at addressing staff questions and concerns about the new COVID-19 vaccines . Each session will be moderated by CMS with speakers from CDC and representatives of front line staff and providers.

This chat will continue to address myths surrounding vaccine danger with the following panelist:

Dr. Lee Fleisher, CMS Chief Medical Officer and Director, Center for Clinical Standards and Quality (CMS)
Dr. Amanda Cohn, Chief Medical Officer (Acting), Office of Vaccine Policy, Preparedness, and Global Health, Office of the Director (CDC)
Cassandra Lowe, Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)


Preparing for the call:

Would you like to submit questions for the panel to discuss? Questions can be sent to [email protected]. There will not be a Q&A session during the call.
Resource: Long term Care toolkit: https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/covid-19/toolkits/long-term-care/index.html

Target Audience: Nursing Home Frontline staff, Chief Nursing Officers


Register in advance for this webinar ( After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar) : https://cms.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_VQnfc77zTaOho3-yYrtGUA

01/04/2021
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LGBTQIA+ Community and Intersectionality: Lens of Intersectionality in Racial Equity Work
Wednesday January 6th, 2021 10:00am-11:30am
To Join Us on 1/6, Please Click Here to Register
http://ow.ly/7iV850CMgBY

01/04/2021

Primary care doctors are being left behind in the vaccine rollout

To get back to school and work in #2021 we all need to do our part to be #vaccinated and achieve #herdimmunity. LetsGetI...
01/03/2021
Let's Get Immunized NY

To get back to school and work in #2021 we all need to do our part to be #vaccinated and achieve #herdimmunity. LetsGetImmunizedNY.org

Let's Get Immunized NY strives to provide all New Yorkers reliable and trustworthy information on immunization and encourage New Yorkers to get recommended vaccines. Additionally, we advocate for policies that protect and improve access to immunization, increase awareness of the public health benefi...

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