Family Medicine for America's Health

Updates

November 2016 Update

Health is Primary to Focus on Policymakers in 2017. Health is Primary will be directing much of its outreach and advocacy next year to new members of Congress, the Trump Administration and health care policy makers. The campaign’s goals are to ensure widespread awareness of the value of primary care and increase support for the […]

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October 2016 Update

Be A Champion for Primary Care. With the first week of October dedicated to National Primary Care Week, the Health is Primary campaign will be promoting stories and statistics throughout the month of October that demonstrate the value of primary care and how it delivers on the quadruple aim. Click here for ideas and resources […]

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September 2016 Update

ZDoggMD Health is Primary video breaks the Internet. The music video produced by rapper-physician ZDoggMD has scored more than 1.2 million views since its July release at the AAFP’s National Conference for Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students. For the few who haven’t seen the video, it can be viewed here. Watch it and send […]

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August 2016 Update

Health is Primary Encourages Students and Residents to Be Champions for Primary Care. During the Health is Primary Main Stage Session at the AAFP’s National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students, physician and rapper ZDoggMD premiered a poignant music video, which showcased the value of family medicine and primary care and the critical […]

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July 2016 Update

Countdown to National Conference. The Health is Primary campaign will host a main stage panel discussion at the AAFP’s National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students on Thursday, July 28 in Kansas City. Visit HealthIsPrimary.org or @healthisprimary on July 28 to see what our surprise celebrity guest has to say about family medicine […]

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June 2016 Update

Health is Primary Panel At National Conference. The Health is Primary campaign will host a main stage panel discussion at the AAFP’s National Conference for Students and Residents on Thursday, July 28 in Kansas City. Speakers include Jen Brull, M.D., Natasha Bhuyan, M.D., and a surprise “celebrity” guest. (Did we get your attention?) T.R. Reid […]

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May 2016 Update

Health is Primary Launches New Website. The new and improved HealthisPrimary.org website is live! The new site is easy to navigate and allows visitors to view and share stories, access tools and resources, and become an active champion of primary care. Please visit often as the site is updated regularly with new information. Health is […]

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April 2016 Update

Health is Primary partners with America’s Health Rankings® to release new report– Spotlight: Impact of Unhealthy Behaviors. The report examined five “unhealthy behaviors” – smoking, excessive drinking, insufficient sleep, physical inactivity, obesity – and found that more than 25 million American adults report having multiple unhealthy behaviors (three or more) and, as a result, face […]

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March 2016 Update

Health is Primary Releases Patient Materials on End of Life Care. The Health is Primary campaign has released patient-focused tear sheets that discuss and provide guidance on key issues surrounding End of Life care including palliative care, advanced directives and caregiver support. The End of Life tear sheets add to the campaign’s portfolio of consumer […]

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