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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

Coronavirus: What Michigan Family Physicians Need to Know

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, World Health Organization, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, local health departments, and Academy continue to monitor an outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) that began in December 2019 in Wuhan, China, and has spread to other locations globally.

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Adjustments to ABFM Certification and Academy CME and Membership Dues

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve rapidly and the need for family physicians to care for patients during the outbreak increases, American Board of Family Medicine and American Academy of Family Physicians are making adjustments to certification activity, continuing medical education, and membership dues payment requirements.

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Graduating Med Students Eligible for Educational Limited License to Bolster Healthcare Workforce During COVID-19

In an effort to increase the healthcare workforce capacity to address the ever-growing need for care during the COVID-19 pandemic, Michigan's Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs has updated the state's Educational Limited License for DO and MD students who have either recently graduated or will soon be graduating from a U.S. medical school.

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Small Business Loan Forgiveness Applications Open April 3

Beginning Friday, April 3, through June 30, small businesses (less than 500 employees) affected by COVID-19 may apply for a loan through the Small Business Association’s Paycheck Protection Program.

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