These political giving programs are a vital part of this plan. The purpose is to highlight a MassAFP member who is actively involved with the MAFamMedPAC . Participating ensures that both patients and the practice of Family Medicine are protected at the state level.
Massachusetts and the nation face a significant and growing primary care physician shortage. This is due to underproduction, financial pressure and outdated payment and care delivery models. We have recommendations to remedy this problem.
The October edition of the ABFM's Phoenix newsletter include a variety of important updates for ABFM diplomates. Click here to read the full version of the newsletter. Highlights are included below.
In his president's message, James Puffer, MD explains the process ABFM undertook to move towards the new longitudinal assessment model. More information on the longitudinal assessment can be found here.
Outline of new alternatives to receive performance improvement credit for work you already do in practice
Article on differential item functioning review panel formed to detect bias in the certification exam
Update on ABFM strategic planning
Deadlines for upcoming ABFM certification & re-certification deadlines
For questions about the ABFM or their continuous certification process, please contact the ABFM directly via their website, or by calling 877-223-7437