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


Family Medicine Interest Groups a Source of Information, Inspiration, Networking for Future FPs

Joining a Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) during medical school is an excellent way to explore the specialty of Family Medicine, make connections with peers who may one day be Family Physician colleagues, and have fun. FMIGs also offer opportunities to practice a wide range of clinical skills and procedures important to the patient care that Family Physicians provide.

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Scholarship Opportunity to Attend Clinical Vaccinology Course

MAFP is offering scholarship opportunities to eligible members interested in attending the NFID's Fall 2016 Clinical Vaccinology Course, November 4-6, in Philadelphia, PA.

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HHS Announces Additional Funding to Connect Flint Children to Coverage

HHS announced on August 22 its intention to allocate $300,000 over three years to support outreach and enrollment assistance efforts in Flint to address the urgent health coverage needs of children exposed to lead in the water system.

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Vaccination Waiver Rates in Michigan Down 35%

As families prepare for the upcoming school year, Michigan Family Physicians join their healthcare partners across the state in educating parents about the benefits of vaccination and reminding them to ensure their children's vaccines are up-to-date before the first day of class.

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Upcoming Events



Behavioral Health Symposium
October 14, 2016
Southfield, MI
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MI Future of Family Medicine Conference
October 15, 2016
Detroit , MI
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MAFP Advocacy & Leadership Development Program
December 2, 2016
Downtown Lansing, MI
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For MAFP Members

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