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Focus on Mental Health
In May, Health is Primary focuses on the importance of addressing mental health and how integrating mental health services into primary care is the most viable way of closing the treatment gap to ensure that people get the mental health care they need.

Download the May Mental Health toolkit and distribute the patient education materials to your patients. Health is Primary is the media arm of Family Medicine for America’s Health, a collaboration between ACOFP and seven other leading family medicine organizations.



DPC Summit: 3 Days of Learning & Growing

Register now for the Direct Primary Care Summit in Indianapolis, taking place July 13-15. This year’s summit is packed with an exciting lineup of speakers and sessions. Be sure to check out the agenda.


AHA Rescinds Large Sections of New Stroke Guidelines

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association rescinded its recently released stroke guidelines, publishing a "correction" in Stroke on April 18, 2018.

The Stroke article states "Based on recent feedback received from the clinical stroke community…the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has reviewed the guideline and is preparing clarifications, modifications, and/or updates to several sections in it.”


Oklahoma ACOFP's New President
ACOFP President Duane Koehler was honored to participate in the installment of ACOFP’s Rebecca D. Lewis, DO as the new President of the Oklahoma State Society of the ACOFP. Dr. Lewis is currently the Chair for the ACOFP New Physician Committee and is an active member of the Future Leaders and Program Committees. Dr. Lewis was the recipient of the 2017 ACOFP Young Osteopathic Family Physician of the Year Award.


ACOFP Career Center Offers Opportunities Nationwide
The ACOFP Career Center currently features 263 job openings and 106 employees hiring. The Career Center is a benefit of membership, so there are no additional costs to search job openings, post your resume, and apply for jobs.





IN THIS ISSUE...

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Teaching Osteopathy in a Combined Didactics Setting

Standardized Patient Modules in Medical School with the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Patient in Mind

Assessing Complementary Pain Management Options for Chronic Pain Management

Painful Bubbles

Two Cases of Progressive Erythematous Lesions of the Upper Extremity


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