Sally Abbott, MD
During my 50 years of practicing family medicine, I have received many sincere thank you letters and encounters for saving lives or inspiring patients to make life changes. As a family physician, you can enter another person’s life and become almost like a member of their family. To all my peers, family medicine residents, and medical students, just remember that you too can make a difference!READ MY STORY
Nutrition in medical education tends to focus on treating chronic illnesses in adult medicine. However, family physicians have the additional challenge of understanding childhood nutrition as well. Recently, the Riverside Family Medicine Residency Program piloted a pediatric nutrition curriculum to support nutrition education by focusing on infants and toddlers.READ MORE
The EveryONE Project focuses on providing family physicians and their practice teams with education and resources, advocating for health equity, promoting workforce diversity, and collaborating with other disciplines and organizations to advance health equity.ACCESS THE TOOLKIT
OAFP Proudly Announces
Gary LeRoy, MD, FAAFP,
for AAFP President-Elect
After serving for three years on the AAFP Board of Directors and nearly 30 years as a dedicated family physician, Gary knows both the challenges and joys of primary care. Framing his work through the lens of first-hand experience, Dr. LeRoy provides a strong voice for family physicians and the patients they serve.
The Ohio Family Physician
A quarterly magazine with features on the joy in family medicine, quality improvement initiatives, member news, and Academy information.