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

Student Member Initiative to Benefit the Homeless

This fall, MAFP is proud to support one of our own medical student members in launching a nationwide contest among medical schools to collect travel sized toiletries to benefit a homeless shelter of their choice in their local community. 

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Congress of Delegates Adopts Resolutions to Elevate Care Delivery, Future of Family Medicine

Michigan’s national Delegates and Alternate Delegates, along with members of the MAFP leadership and staff, attended the 69th AAFP Congress of Delegates in Orlando, Florida, September 18-21, where Academy policy was debated, and new directors and officers were elected and installed.

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House Committee Approves APRN Legislation Preserving Team-based Care in Michigan

On Setpember 20, the House Health Policy Committee unanimously approved legislation that would establish a clearer statutory framework in the Michigan Public Health Code for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses.

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MAFP Puts Forth 2017 AAFP Vice-Speaker Candidate

During the closing session of the 69th AAFP Congress of Delegates on September 21, the Michigan Academy of Family Physicians proudly announced the candidacy of Jennifer Aloff, MD, FAAFP (Midland) for 2017 AAFP Vice-Speaker.

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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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