Calling all interested residents and students to serve on an AAFP Commission, to complete a one year term, beginning January 1, 2015. Issues important to all AAFP members are processed through the AAFP Commissions. Residents and students represent their respective constituencies on the commissions. If you would like to apply please submit your completed application form and support materials by August 31, 2014 to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can find all other information and the required forms here.
Each year in August, National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) provides an opportunity to highlight the value of immunization across the lifespan by encouraging people of all ages to protect their own health and the health of their loved ones by getting immunized against infectious diseases.
It has been 20 years since Betsy Lehman, a prominent Boston Globe health reporter and young mother, died as the result of a medical error. Her shocking and untimely death catalyzed a national movement to promote patient safety. Please join in as to mark this anniversary and the re-establishment of the Center that bears Betsy’s name by presenting new research on the state of patient safety in MA — what has changed over the past two decades, current challenges, and where we can go from here to ensure that health care in MA is as safe as it can possibly be.