LATEST NEWS

Primary Care: A Key Lever to Advance Health Equity

A new report identifies concrete practice- and policy-level actions that primary care stakeholders can pursue to reduce inequities and take steps toward achieving health equity. 

Housing is Health Care

Sara Robinson, MD, discusses the impact of homelessness on individuals’ health and offers suggestions for addressing this ongoing problem as family physicians. 

Osteopathic Family Medicine Educator of the Year Award: Joshua S. Coren, DO, MBA, FACOFP 

Priding himself on the professional growth of his students, residents and colleagues, as chair of one of the largest osteopathic family medicine departments in the country, he is a true mentor and leader. Congratulations to this year's Osteopathic Family Medicine Educator of the Year Award recipient: Joshua S. Coren, DO, MBA, FACOFP!

What Happens When the Doctor Gets Sick, Part 2

ACOFP Governor Greg D. Cohen, DO, FACOFP dist., shares lessons learned from his personal experience with a health issue in the second installment of a two-part series.

Excellence in Advocacy Award

By advocating for voices to be heard—both in the profession and in society—this year’s Excellence in Advocacy Award recipient is known for bringing a sense of purpose and passion to her roles.

Seizure-Induced Thoracocervicofacial Petechiae

Follow the case of a 31-year-old man with seizure activity and a diffuse rash in this clinical image. 

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award: Damon A. Schranz, DO, FACOFP 

Known as "a person who openly lives his values with compassion, kindness and inclusion of all," this year's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award recipient—Damon A. Schranz, DO, FACOFP—shares words of gratitude.

Osteoarthritis Disease Progression Through the Lower Extremity 

Explore how considering related joints—such as the foot, knee and hip—when treating an injury, physicians may be able to delay progression of osteoarthritis.

The Value in Prioritizing Immigrant LGBTQI+ Adult Health

2022 Namey/Burnett Preventive Medicine Writing Award third-place winner Krisdaniel Berreta, OMS-III, discusses how the intersection of being a member of the immigrant and LGBTQI communities can lead to poor health outcomes and outlines actions to address these issues.

Recognizing Student Achievement: 2021–22 Awards

Exceptional ACOFP student members and student chapters have been honored for their commitment to excellence and upholding osteopathic values.