Appendix A

Acronyms

AAMC

Association of American Medical Colleges

ACGME

Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

ADAPT

Adaptation and Dissemination of AHRQ Comparative Effectiveness Research Products

AHEC

area health education center

AHRQ

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

AMA

American Medical Association

APHA

American Public Health Association

ATSM

automated telephone self-management

BMI

body mass index

CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CHIP

Children’s Health Insurance Program

CME

continuing medical education

CMS

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

CTSI

Clinical and Translational Science Institute

ESL

English as a second language

FASHP

Federation of Associations of Schools of the Health Professions

GIS

geographic information system



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Appendix A Acronyms AAMC Association of American Medical Colleges ACGME Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education ADAPT Adaptation and Dissemination of AHRQ Comparative Effectiveness Research Products AHEC area health education center AHRQ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality AMA American Medical Association APHA American Public Health Association ATSM automated telephone self-management BMI body mass index CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CHIP Children’s Health Insurance Program CME continuing medical education CMS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services CTSI Clinical and Translational Science Institute ESL English as a second language FASHP Federation of Associations of Schools of the Health Professions GIS geographic information system 83

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