For links to the latest information on COVID-19 advocacy efforts, PPE, telemedicine, member stories, physician wellness, government guidelines and more, see ACOFP's new COVID-19 Resource Center for physicians.
Is Your Patient Ready for Hospice?
Learn more about how eligibility, measurable data and other factors can help physicians decided if their patients are ready for hospice in this blog post
by Gail Dudley, DO, CHCQM, MHA, FACOFP.
Access Telemedicine Webinar for CME
Did you miss the May 18 webinar, Telemedicine for COVID-19 Patients: Making OMT Accessible? You can now access the recording on-demand, at no cost to ACOFP members. Learn about common somatic dysfunction found in respiratory tract infections, evidence-based medicine in teaching OMT to laypersons and utilization of OMT in respiratory infections.
Reducing the Transmission of COVID-19
According to the Science Magazine authors of Reducing transmission of SARS-CoV-2, identifying infected people to slow SARS-CoV-2 transmission is more difficult than with other respiratory viruses because they can be highly contagious for several days, peaking on or before symptoms occur. These “silent shedders” could be critical drivers in the spread of COVID-19.
Introducing Intensive Osteopathic Update
We are expanding the annual ACOFP Intensive Update & Board Review, which will now be referred to as the Intensive Osteopathic Update. This year’s event will take place completely virtually over two weekends in August (Aug. 14–16 + Aug. 21–23) and will feature the same high-quality programming you’ve come to expect from ACOFP, as well as an overview of the practices and principles instrumental to osteopathic family medicine.
Nominate a Resident or Student for ACOFP Leadership
ACOFP is now accepting nominations for the positions of Resident Governor and Student Governor for the 2021–2022 ACOFP Board of Governors. If you or someone you know has demonstrated their aptitude for leadership and would be an ideal voice for students or residents, then please submit your nominations by September 1, 2020.