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    Family Physicians “Fill-in-the-Blank” at Annual Assembly [VIDEO]

Family Physicians “Fill-in-the-Blank” at Annual Assembly [VIDEO]

The 2014 AAFP Assembly may have come and gone (see highlights here), but the moments that inspire family physicians to continue practicing family medicine will last a lifetime.

At this year’s Assembly in Washington, D.C., we spoke with dozens of family physicians who shared with us some of the most inspirational aspects of practicing family […]

By |November 17th, 2014|Family Medicine|0 Comments|

The AAFP Insurance Program Offers a Helping Hand

At the AAFP Insurance Program office, we’re hard at work providing family physicians like you with the financial protection you and your family need if the unfortunate were to happen.  We do this by specializing in insurance solutions for family physicians.

We understand that you may not always have the time to evaluate your financial […]

By |November 10th, 2014|Family Medicine|0 Comments|

Protect Your Family From Radon By Becky Karush

A message from Liberty Mutual Insurance

By Dennis Goebel, Vice President, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company

Radon is a colorless, odorless gas that can seep into any type of building, including your home. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, it’s the leading cause of lung cancer among nonsmokers. Fortunately, radon is easy to detect—so you can protect […]

How Small Physician Practices are Making a Big Impact

Small family physician practices are often thought of as a dying breed in the field of medicine. How can they possibly compete against large hospital systems with more staff members, more physicians and more resources? In this David and Goliath scenario, smaller practices have a few tricks up their sleeves.

Over the summer, Health Affairs […]

By |October 27th, 2014|Family Medicine|0 Comments|

Why Choose the AAFP Insurance Program

Next week is the 2014 AAFP Assembly in Washington, D.C., and we’re excited to be a part of the experience. Each year, thousands of family physicians gather together to reconnect with colleagues, exchange ideas, and learn from various experts in the field of family medicine. The Assembly is the perfect opportunity for you to […]

By |October 13th, 2014|Family Medicine|0 Comments|

Important Fire Prevention Lessons By Michael Rudeen

A message from Liberty Mutual Insurance

By Dennis Goebel, Vice President, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company

Fire is one of the most serious dangers in the home, and the kitchen presents the greatest risk. But wherever a fire starts, there are steps you can take to reduce the danger and help keep your family safe.

Don’t leave the […]

Residents Report: Salary, Debt and Job Satisfaction

As a resident, you face a unique set of financial challenges at the beginning of your medical career. At this point in your life, you’re probably thousands of dollars in debt from student loans you’ve accumulated over the years. According to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), 86% of medical students graduate with […]

By |September 29th, 2014|Residents|0 Comments|

Do You Need Flood Insurance?

A Message from Liberty Mutual Insurance

By Dennis Goebel, Vice President, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company

Do you think you need flood insurance only if you live near water? Think again. Floods can be caused by heavy rainfall, melting snow, clogged drainage systems and broken levees. All it takes is a few inches of water to cause […]

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    Face Time: Family Physicians Split Time Between Screens and Patients

Face Time: Family Physicians Split Time Between Screens and Patients

Family medicine is known for being one of the most compassionate medical specialties in the health care world. Because family physicians have the opportunity to treat the whole person, they are at an advantage for providing ongoing, comprehensive care to patients of all ages and health backgrounds. And unlike other medical specialists, family physicians […]

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    The Impact of Health Care Reform on Physician Practices in 2015

The Impact of Health Care Reform on Physician Practices in 2015

Since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, physicians have been dealing with both the good and the bad associated with this new law. While the ACA will generate an increase in patient volume for struggling practices, underperforming practices will experience lower compensation and various penalties. With this in mind, here are the main […]

By |September 2nd, 2014|Healthcare Reform|0 Comments|