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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

2018 Primary Election Brings Few Surprises

In the primary election, the race for Michigan’s next governor resulted as anticipated, while several state legislative races brought some suprises.

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Another Record-breaking Year for AAFP National Conference

Once again, AAFP's National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students drew a record-setting number of attendees. Approximately 5,300 people—including 1,800 medical students and 1,200 residents—convened in Kansas City, Missouri, August 2-4, to explore Family Medicine, connect with residency programs and potential employers, and build relationships with mentors and peers. 

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AAFP’s Emerging Leader Institute is Growing Family Medicine Leaders in Michigan

One resident and two medical students from Michigan kicked off their year-long participation in AAFP Foundation's 2018 Family Medicine Leads Emerging Leader Institute on August 4-5, at AAFP headquarters in Leawood, Kansas, following the National Conference of Family Medicine Residents & Medical Students.

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Opioid CME Seminar Arms Physicians with Knowledge and Tools to Combat the Crisis

Family Medicine Foundation of Michigan hosted the first of five Legalities & Realities: Michigan Opioid Laws to Live By dinner seminars on August 7, in Rochester Hills, to arm Family Physicians with information and tools for combating the opioid crisis. 

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For MAFP Members

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