FP Shares Call to Action on Role in Preventing Measles
As of February 6, 2019, the state of Washington has confirmed 51 cases of measles, according to the Washington State Department of HealthFifty of the 51 cases of measles occurred in Clark County, Washington. Of these 50 cases, 43 patients were NOT immunized, six had unverified immunization status and one had received one dose of the MMR vaccine. Thirty-five were age 10 or younger.  

Treat the Whole Not Just the Hole: Holistic Wound Care Approach
In the January/February 2019 issue of Osteopathic Family Physician, the authors of Treat the Whole Not Just the Hole: Holistic Wound Care Approach review the impact of comorbid conditions on the integrity and regeneration of soft tissues, both from pathophysiological and histological aspects.

Osteoperosis in Primary Care Survey
Seth H. Carter, DO, OGME 3 at Lecom Health’s Family Medicine Residency program, is conducting a survey titled, Barriers to the Treatment of Osteoporosis in the Primary Care Setting 2019-T1The ACOFP and Dr. Carter are asking for your help in providing your input in his study. Please take a few minutes to complete the short, 12-question survey.

2019 ADA Standards of Diabetes Care Key Points
ACOFP member, family physician, and diabetologist at Touro University California Jay H. Shubrook, DO, FACOFP and Neil S. Skolnik, MD identified key take-home points from the brand-new American Diabetes Association (ADA) guidelines.

ACOFP '19 Opening Session Keynote: The Integration of Family Medicine and Public Health
In the Opening Session Keynote Address at the ACOFP 56th Annual Convention and Scientific Sessions on Thursday, March 21, 2019, US Assistant Surgeon General TeCora Ballom, DO, MPH, RADM, will discuss The Integration of Family Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Ballom’s speech will cover improving population health through collaborations between private practice and public health.

ACOFP '19 Health Expo
The ACOFP ’19 Health Expo schedule is now available. Sign up for fun activities like hip hop dance, a 5K run/walk, yoga and Tai Chi to get the heart pumping or to relieve some stress! There will also be a series of 18-minute “MED Talks” – short TED Talk-style sessions focusing on topics like How to Include Nutrition in a Busy Lifestyle, Sports OMT Tips from the Sidelines and What you Need to Know About Fad Diets.