October 21, 2020
2020 Virtual Family Winter Summit
An educational opportunity to advance your clinical knowledge and improve your practice
CLICK HERE for a sneak peek about the FAFP Virtual Family Medicine Winter Summit, December 11-12, 2020. Stay up-to-date on the latest scientific advances and important issues in family medicine with the following topic areas that will be covered:
  • Infectious Disease
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Neurologic Disorders
  • Practice Management
  • Patient Education
  • Ethical Issues/Pain Management
  • Family Medicine Update
Register NOW for an early bird discount!
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Update
The discounted room rate that the Ritz-Carlton extended to FAFP members is sold out. We apologize for any inconvenience, but there were a limited number of rooms made available at a first-come-first served basis. 
In Case You Missed It: "Long Term Follow-up of COVID-19 Patients for Family Physicians
CLICK HERE to check out these snippets from the October 15 FAFP COVID-19 webinar on the topic of "Long Term Follow-up of COVID-19 Patients for Family Physicians. A Cardiologist, Neurologist and Pulmonary Perspective." Panelists included Constance Katsafanas, DO, Lisa Jones, MD, and Dominick Angiolillo, MD, PhD.  To watch the entire webinar, CLICK HERE and enjoy what the full presentation has to offer.
COVID-19 Vaccine Development, Safety and Expected Efficacy December 3 Webinar
Join us for FAFP's 13th COVID-19 webinar entitled "COVID-19 Vaccine Development, Safety and Expected Efficacy" on December 3. Join Dr. Jonathan L. Temte, MD, PhD from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health as he discusses the current candidate COVID-19 vaccines that are in phase 3 trials in the United States. CLICK HERE to register now.
Don't Miss FAFP's PSA on Socializing Safely
CLICK HERE to watch the FAFP's latest Public Service Announcement (PSA) on "Socializing Safely". As the holidays draw near, it's important we consider some new "traditions" that will need to be incorporated into the gatherings with our friends and family. The FAFP would like to encourage everyone to "Socialize Safely" as our leaders discuss in the following video. Happy Holidays, be Safe!
Walktoberfest - What's Your Mile Marker?
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 send 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!
Additional Resources

Coding E/M Visits by Medical Decision Making: Physicians will soon be able to code E/M visits based solely on medical decision making, which is made up of three elements.