Family Medicine

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

Medical Students Explore Family Medicine at Fifth Annual Michigan Conference

Nearly 100 medical students from 15 medical schools convened on the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing on Saturday, October 13, for the 2018 Michigan Future of Family Medicine Conference.

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MAFP Advocacy Committee Proactive Leading Up to Lame Duck

Preparing for lame duck, remaining vigilant in opposition to naturopathic licensure, and drafting MAFP's 2019 advocacy priorities were tops on the agenda of the first meeting of 2018-2019 for the MAFP Advocacy Committee.

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Family Medicine Champion, Past MAFP President Recognized as ‘Trailblazer’

MAFP Past President (1976-1977) George Dean, MD, FAAFP was honored by Wayne State University School of Medicine with its 2018 Trailblazer Award for his many contributions to the Family Medicine specialty.

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Physical-Behavioral Healthcare Integration the Focus of Crain’s Summit

Crain’s Detroit Business held its 10th annual Health Care Leadership Summit on October 15, focused this year on the integration of physical and behavioral healthcare services in Michigan. Discussion throughout the day centered on the state's Section 298 initiative and the three pilot sites that are scheduled for implementation on October 1, 2019.

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Upcoming Events



MAFP Advocacy & Leadership Development Program
December 7, 2018
Downtown Lansing, MI
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2019 MI Family Medicine Advocacy Day
February 26, 2019
Lansing, MI
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