October 7, 2020
October 15 Webinar - Long Term Follow-up of COVID-19 Patients for Family Physicians
The FAFP will be hosting the next installment of COVID-19 webinars on Thursday, October 15 at 8PM (EST) on the topic of "Long Term Follow-up of COVID-19 Patients for Family Physicians. A Cardiologist, Neurologist and Pulmonary Perspective." Panelist will include Constance Katsafanas, DO, Lisa Jones, MD, and Dominick Angiolillo, MD, PhD.  
 

Topics discussed will include: 
  • Manifestations of COVID-19 from a cardiovascular, neurological, and pulmonary perspective.
  • Review current treatment protocols for each of these manifestations.
  • Discuss long-term prognosis and follow-up care for these manifestations.

CLICK HERE to register now. 
SAVE MONEY & REGISTER NOW: Virtual Family Medicine Winter 2020
Save money and register now for the 2020 Virtual Family Medicine Winter Summit. Early bird pricing is available and the $50 discounted registration fee ends November 5, 2020. Click here to register. For a complete list of topics and speakers, view/print the CME Program Agenda.
 
This is a live-only event, not enduring, so access to presentations and CME credit is only provided to registered participants. The virtual meeting will allow participants to earn up to 13.00 hours of live CME credits. Additionally, the FAFP will be offering Virtual ABFM KSA workshops, registration will open separately. Please stay tuned for the official announcement. .

Important Dates
Date of the Virtual Meeting: December 11-12, 2020
Early Bird Discount Deadline: November 5, 2020
Registration Deadline: Thursday, December 10, 2020; 1:00pm ET
Stay at The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island
The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island has generously extended a discounted rate of $209 per night to FAFP members who still want to enjoy the traditions of the holiday season at the Ritz Carlton that same weekend. Please note, reservations are limited and rate availability is for Thursday, Friday and Saturday night only (December 10, 11 and 12, first-come-first-served basis).

CLICK HERE to book now and use discount code LRR.
Celebrate "Walktoberfest"!
The FAFP is celebrating October by hosting a virtual "Walktoberfest"! This virtual marathon can be done at any location and time during the month of October. Simply choose your location and then run/walk/jog/bike/swim/treadmill or even row at your own pace. Track your distance by downloading the calendar below or using your own tracking device. The goal will be to complete one of the following during the month of October:
 
  • Half Marathon - below 26.2
  • Full Marathon - between 26.2 - 50
  • Ultra Marathon - above 50

Once completed, hand write your name on your race number card along with your total mileage. Snap a photo of yourself holding it and sent it to dwalker@fafp.org.
 
Prizes for the TOP 3 in each category (Half Marathon, Marathon and Ultramarathon) will be randomly awarded to allow all participants an opportunity to win. 
 
Download RACE NUMBER (please note that everyone has the same '2020' for the year 2020) 
 
We encourage you to participate, so ready, set, GO!
Participate in National Primary Care Week - October 5-9
Healthcare providers
The AAFP and FAFP encourages family medicine interest groups to take a lead role in National Primary Care Week (NPCW), an annual event on medical school campuses aimed at highlighting the importance of primary care.

Activities focus on bringing health care professionals together to discuss and learn about generalist and interdisciplinary health care. 

Click here to read more. 
Back-to-Safe Communities of Learning
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The FAFP has received an updated "Guide for Families Choosing Whether to Send Their Child Back to School or Learn From Home" developed by Stanford Health. The Back-to-Safe Communities of Learning (SCOL) Decision Guide was designed with and for parents of children with special healthcare needs (CSHCN). Please access the Decision Guide at SCOLGuide.  
 
Also, the FAFP's "Back to School Webinar" is still available for viewing by CLICKING HERE!