Latest Family Physicians Foundation Stories

2014-09-16 12:25:54

LEAWOOD, Kan., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Peers for Progress, a program of the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation, today announced the publication of its latest report, "Global Evidence for Peer Support: Humanizing Health Care". The report compiles research presented at a recent conference hosted by Peers for Progress and the National Council of La Raza. The conference brought together international leaders in health care and public health to discuss the...

2014-06-23 16:24:57

Leading Academic and Community Organizations Foster Dialogue on Improving Community Health and Reducing Gaps in Care LEAWOOD, Kan. and WASHINGTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Peers for Progress, a program of the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation (AAFPF), and NCLR (National Council of La Raza) gathered researchers and program leaders last week at a conference in San Francisco for an in-depth discussion, "Peer Support: Evidence and Directions Forward." The...

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...

2010-12-08 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- An innovative new program, Hora de Hablar CARDIO - Creando la Atencion Real y Dialogo Inmediato en la Oficina, launched today to encourage patients and health care professionals to actively partner to help better manage heart health through more productive conversations during medical visits. Tailored specifically for the Hispanic community, Hora de Hablar CARDIO is a culturally translated Spanish-language version of award-winning program, Time to...

2010-04-13 14:35:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vision of Hope along with the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR) and the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) are pleased to announce Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians Foundation as the recipient of the 2010 Vision of Hope funds. The award amount of $51,000 will assist the Foundation in developing an educational program designed specifically for practicing physicians and their providers. The multi-method...

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