Family Medicine

The Michigan Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP) is the state’s largest specialty physician association. With more than 4,000 members, MAFP is dedicated to assisting Family Physicians and their practices as they work to ensure high-quality, cost-effective healthcare for patients of all ages.

News & Announcements

Get Involved in Your Academy: 2017 Application & Nomination Deadlines

MAFP and MAFP Foundation engagement and leadership opportunities await you in 2017! Whether you are a practicing Family Physician, Family Medicine resident, or medical student member, there's a place for you. Applications and nominations are being accepted.

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Handwashing Called Key to Infection Prevention

During National Handwashing Awareness Week (December 4-10), MAFP President Robert Jackson reminds Michiganders about the importance of handwashing.

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APRN Legislation Preserving Team-based Care Passes State House, Heads to Senate Committee

This week, the Michigan House of Representatives approved legislation that preserves team-based care by creating a clearer statutory framework in the Michigan Public Health Code for advanced practice registered nurses. House Bill 5400 now heads to the Senate Health Policy Committee for consideration.

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Revamped Launched Dec. 1

On December 1, AAFP relaunched an enhanced version of its award-winning patient education website,—a trusted source for medical answers and advice.

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Upcoming Events



KSA Study Group: Heart Failure
December 10, 2016
Okemos, MI
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MI Family Medicine Advocacy Day
February 21, 2017
Lansing, MI
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