NJAFP ISSUES CALL FOR POSTER ABSTRACTS FOR 2020 Fam-Med Forum

The New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians has issued a call for poster abstracts for the 2020 Family Medicine Forum, NJAFP’s largest annual meeting. This is your opportunity to present your work to approximately 200-250 family physician attendees.

Physician and resident entries will be judged by an expert panel and awarded a prize for first and second place. The People’s Choice Award is back with online and onsite voting by NJAFP members, FamMed attendees, your friends, family and colleagues.

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NJAFP Mourns the Passing of Kenneth W. Faistl, MD, FAAFP

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Kenneth W. Faistl, MD, FAAFP. Dr. Faistl was an extraordinary family physician who dedicated his life to caring for others, including those who are often overlooked. Long before the current opioid epidemic, Dr. Faistl went out of his way to work with those suffering…

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NJAFP Responds to Gov. Phil Murphy’s State of the State Address and Announcement of the Office of Health Care Accountability and Transparency

Trenton, NJ – Earlier today in his State of the State Address, Governor Murphy announced the formation of the Office of Health Care Accountability and Transparency, which will be tasked with working across state agencies and leading critical efforts to reduce consumer health care costs, make insurance more affordable, and improve price transparency. The New…

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Suzanne Wanlass VanDerwerken, MD, FAAFP  Named Family Physician of the Year

Trenton, NJ – The New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians (NJAFP) recently recognized Suzanne Wanlass VanDerwerken, MD, FAAFP, chair of the Department of Family Medicine and assistant director of the Family Medicine Residency Program at Inspira Medical Center in Woodbury, N.J., as the 2019 New Jersey Family Physician of the Year at the NJAFP’s Family…

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Patient Education Videos for Your Practice

Sponsored through a grant from the NJ Department of Health, NJAFP has created a series of patient education videos designed to dispell the myths surrounding vaccines. These short videos are free to download and use in your waiting room or exam room. You may also request a DVD if your office does not have an Internet-enabled TV.…

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