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2006 American Academy of Family Physician's Annual Scientific Assembly

September 27 October 1, Washington, D.C.

  • Attend the Vote for America's Health Rally on Capitol Hill, Sept. 27, 10 a.m. More than 2,000 people are expected to command the attention of our nation's leaders and urge them to improve our health care system.

  • Be inspired by keynote speaker Newt Gingrich, former congressman and speaker of the House, who will discuss the need for a better health system and a renewed focus on research, prevention and wellness.

  • Learn about the latest primary care research findings at more than 80 presentations, exhibits and poster presentations.

  • See how the AAFP is helping small- and medium-size practices harness the power of electronic health records and health information technology. Test drive the latest IT solutions from more than 50 IT vendors in the Exposition Halls.

  • Learn how family physicians are leading the way in the effort to transform family medicine and the U.S. health care system by reengineering medical education and residency training, reforming payment systems, redesigning practice, harnessing information technology and influencing health care policy.

  • Find out what family physicians are doing to help their patients better understand and manage chronic disease at more than 60 CME courses relating to chronic diseases.

These are just a handful of the topics being presented at the American Academy of Family Physicians' Annual Scientific Assembly, Sept. 27 Oct. 1, 2006 in our nation's capital. More than 4,000 family physicians will travel to Washington, D.C. to learn about the latest in evidence-based research, practice management, medical procedures and treatment options at more than 300 education sessions. To access the daily course schedule, visit

Contact: Barbara Kowalski
bkowalsk@aafp.org
800-274-2237 x5204
American Academy of Family Physicians
22-Sep-2006


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