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The Michigan Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP) is the state’s largest specialty physician association. With more than 4,200 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

MAFP Presents on Advocacy Successes During AAFP Webinar

During an AAFP-hosted webinar for chapter staff on December 13, MAFP Director of Government Affairs Christin Nohner, MPP presented on the Michigan chapter’s advocacy successes and lessons learned with respect to Advanced Practice Registered Nurse scope of practice.

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New Report Says Healthy Michigan Has Brought Many Benefits to the State

According to a new report by Citizens Research Council of Michigan (CRCM), Healthy Michigan has led to health insurance coverage for more than 650,000 Michigan citizens, kept insurance premiums lower for others, and benefitted the state in a myriad of other ways, including reducing uncompensated care and supporting a healthier workforce.

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Opioid Bills Pass Michigan House and Senate

During the week of December 11, the Michigan legislature finalized several pieces of legislation intended to help address the opioid epidemic. Many of the bills, which have been gradually working through the House and Senate for months, emerged out of recommendations issued by Governor Rick Snyder’s Michigan Prescription Drug and Opioid Abuse Commission in 2015.

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FMFM / AAFP Foundation Student Externship Program Ignites Passion for Family Medicine

Family Medicine Foundation of Michigan, MAFP's philanthropic arm, is accepting externship proposals now until April 1 from Michigan medical schools for first- or second-year MAFP student members to gain hands-on clinical and/or research experience over the course of a one-month period in 2018.

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