Latest AAFP Foundation Stories

2014-06-14 12:20:58

During the 1-year program, patients showed statistically significant reductions in blood glucose levels, increased belief in their ability to self-manage their diabetes and improved perceptions of support, while the community showed statistically significant increases in diabetes awareness SAN FRANCISCO, June 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation announced today that the Cities for Life program, supported by Sanofi US, helped decrease blood glucose...

2011-06-15 08:00:00

LEAWOOD, Kan., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation is excited to announce the 2011 AAFP Foundation Pfizer Immunization Award winners. These awards recognize family medicine residency programs which have achieved increased immunization rates in their communities through creative solutions. Monetary grants and scholarships to attend the AAFP's National Conference were presented to 16 residents from the following programs: Baton Rouge General...

2009-10-22 10:00:00

LEAWOOD, Kan., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and the AAFP Foundation announce that they have been awarded a $150,000 grant from MetLife Foundation, designed to counter the national epidemic of childhood obesity by empowering family physicians with new ways to promote physical activity, nutrition and emotional well-being. The partnership will produce educational materials for children, including books and publications. The materials...

2008-09-30 09:01:00

LEAWOOD, Kan., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Family Physicians/Foundation (AAFP/F) today applauds the residency program winners of the 2008 AAFP/F Wyeth Immunization Awards. Eleven monetary awards, along with educational scholarships, were presented to winning family medicine residency programs for creating programs that identified and overcame immunization barriers in their communities preventing children from receiving important vaccines against childhood diseases. The...

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