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

Two Michigan Residents Honored for Excellence in Graduate Medical Education

Julie Blaszczak, MD, of University of Michigan Family Medicine Residency, and Melissa Jennings, MD, of Beaumont Health Family Medicine Residency-Wayne, were recognized with the prestigious AAFP Award for Excellence in Gradate Medical Education on October 11 during Family Medicine Experience, AAFP’s largest annual meeting.

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FMPAC Engagement, Contributions are Key to Advancing Advocacy Priorities

The Family Medicine Political Action Committee (FMPAC) is THE voice for your specialty in Lansing, continuing to advance the policies and positions of MAFP and its Advocacy Committee.

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2018-2019 Influenza Resources

With the 2018-2019 flu season upon us, state and national efforts are underway to increase awareness of the importance of immunizing against influenza. Routine annual flu vaccination is recommended for all persons aged 6 months and older who do not have contraindications, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending vaccination by the end of October.

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Michigan Resolutions Referred to AAFP Board of Directors

It was a busy three days in New Orleans for the Michigan delegation at AAFP’s Congress of Delegates—the Academy’s policymaking body—beginning with the Town Hall meeting on Sunday, October 7, through installation of John Cullen, MD at AAFP President and the election of AAFP’s other 2018-2019 leaders on Wednesday, October 10.

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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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For MAFP Members

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