In the January/February 2022 Osteopathic Family Physician Letter from the President’s Desk, ACOFP President Nicole Bixler, DO, MBA, FACOFP, highlights what she is looking forward to at ACOFP ’22 as she reflects on some of her fondest memories of past ACOFP annual conventions.
See which groups contributed to the ACOFP blog in 2021 and check out the five most-viewed member-generated posts for the year in this “best of” wrap-up.
ACOFP members reflect on their biggest, hardest and most meaningful lessons they’ve learned in 2021.
ACOFP Women in Leadership Committee Member Jackie Weaver-Agostoni, DO, MPH, FACOFP, shares how she incorporates family into her busy life as a physician, program director and more, and why she is passionate about the field.
ACOFP Practice Management Committee Member Linda Delo, DO, FACOFP, shares actionable tips for setting and improving quality goals.
ACOFP 2021 Marie Wiseman Outstanding Osteopathic Student of the Year Award winner Heather Marie McGuire, OMS-V, shares her story in an interview with Auxiliary to the ACOFP Appointed Resident Spouse Member Stephanie Hall Campos.
Jean Walsh, DO, provides an overview of chronic wound care, identifying the four basic types and initial steps for management, in part one of this new series.
Students interview Kimyetta Robinson, DO, to learn more about her residency program, why she chose her program, what a typical day is like and what advice she has for students in this Resident Council Spotlight installment.
In the November/December 2021 Osteopathic Family Physician Letter from the President’s Desk, ACOFP President Nicole Bixler, DO, MBA, FACOFP, reflects on how far ACOFP and its members have come over the past year and what she looks forward to in 2022.
ACOFP Governor and DEI Task Force Member Saroj Misra, DO, FACOFP, reflects on the meaning of Diwali and how this celebration can connect to all physicians.
Amid a resurgence of COVID-19 cases, LTC Derrick Sorweide, DO, FACOFP, implores physicians, residents and students to stay strong in this battle and to ask for help if needed.
ACOFP DEI Task Force member Roberteen McCray, DO, discusses the stigma of breast cancer in the Black community and the resulting challenges in treatment and diagnosis, offering suggestions for how to more clearly and effectively communicate accurate information—regardless of race or beliefs.
Students interview Stephen M. Kuehn, DO, to learn more about his residency program, why he chose family medicine and what advice he has for students in this Resident Council Spotlight installment.
ACOFP Health & Wellness Committee Chair Monica Woodall DO, FACOFP, FAAFP, shares how she has found balance in working and volunteering to spend more time with family, learn new hobbies and more.
National Primary Care Week was October 4–8, 2021, and ACOFP highlighted members’ stories on choosing family medicine. Hear from them directly and share your own #WhyDOFamMed story.
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, ACOFP member, AOA trustee and school of osteopathic medicine faculty members David E. Garza, DO, MS, MEdL, FACOFP, discusses the importance of increasing representation in medicine to better serve our patient populations—and where we can begin.