• Ross Black, MD

    I decided I wanted to be a physician after I spent some time at college working as an orderly in a hospital during several summers. But, my story is not about me…it’s about all those with whom I have worked with and from whom I learned.

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  • LGBTQ Health Care

    In Ohio, 3.4% of the state’s population is lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning/queer (LGBTQ). This growing population of about 394,000 individuals has a crucial need for unmet health and wellness services which presents a unique learning opportunity for family physicians. Read about the health disparities facing this community by Ramona Peel, lead trainer of Health Equitas, and how you can help.

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  • Opioid Epidemic

    Families and communities are suffering across the United States, children are entering the foster care system, parents are losing their children too soon, and Ohio, although being at the forefront of national headlines, has all but failed to resolve the opioid epidemic.

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  • National Award

    Recently, the OAFP was awarded the 80% by 2018 National Achievement Award, by the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable, for increasing awareness and improving screenings of colorectal cancer.

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Jess Ulrich

Foundation Programs Help Shape Future Family Physicians

After her summer preceptorship with Stephen Ulrich, MD, Jess Tucker decided she wanted to become a compassionate, holistic, and talented family physician just like her mentor!

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