Family Medicine

The 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

Speak Out! Renewed Effort in U.S. Senate to Overhaul ACA

The U.S. Senate may try its hand again at overhauling the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with a new proposal introduced by Senators Bill Cassidy, MD (R-LA) and Lindsey Graham (R-GA)—and the vote could come as soon as the week of September 25. MAFP members, please speak out and tell your congressman to oppose this effort.

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Health Policy Committees Debate Dental Therapist, Interstate Medical Licensure, and Opioid Legislation

The Michigan House and Senate Health Policy Committees met this week to debate several issues, including the licensing of dental therapists, interstate medical licensure as well as several opioid bills that are part of a larger bill package being shepherded through the legislature.

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Single Payer Healthcare, Paid Sick Leave, DACA Among Issues Debated at 70th AAFP Congress of Delegates

Michigan was represented well at the 70th AAFP Congress of Delegates in San Antonio, September 11-13, where important issues were debated, such as single payer healthcare, including the voice of the patient on the AAFP Board of Directors, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), paid sick leave, and the Academy’s leadership nominating process.

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Medicare Payment Changes: Are You Ready?

With quality data deadlines approaching, now is the time to get your MACRA questions answered. Let AAFP help you learn the ins and outs of getting paid for value over volume.

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Upcoming Events



2017 Eat, Sleep, Rock & Roll to Vitality
October 19, 2017
New Hudson, MI
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2017 KSA Study Group: Asthma
December 9, 2017
Okemos, MI
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2018 Michigan Family Medicine Conference & Expo
July 12 - 15, 2018
Kalamazoo, MI
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For MAFP Members

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