AAFP Advocates Team-based Care, Workforce Development at IOM Event


  • During a May 28 meeting, AAFP President Robert Wergin, M.D., spoke before an Institute of Medicine committee charged with evaluating the impact of The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health five years after the report's release.
  • Team-based care in the patient-centered medical home is integral to the evolving U.S. health care system, Wergin told the committee.
  • Wergin also emphasized that tomorrow's health care professionals must learn in an interprofessional educational environment so they can function effectively as part of a practicing health care team.
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