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

MDHHS Seeking Public Comment on Healthy Michigan Plan Operational Protocols

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is seeking public comment on proposed changes aimed at strengthening the Healthy Michigan Plan's capacity to encourage behavior change. Any MAFP members wishing to provide comments on the proposed changes can submit them to the Medical Services Administration by September 13, 2017.

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President Trump, Governor Snyder Take Aim at Opioid Crisis

Over the past few weeks, several happenings have taken place the federal and state level aimed at combating the opioid crisis across the U.S. and Michigan. Namely, President Trump declared the opioid epidemic a national crisis and Governor Snyder issued an Executive Order to establish the Council on Opioid and Prescription Drug Enforcement.

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Residency Rotation on Mackinac Island Offers Unique Training Opportunity

The location of the 2017 Michigan Family Medicine Conference & Expo, held on Mackinac Island in July, provided a beautiful backdrop for this year’s gathering of Family Physicians in Michigan. It also prompted MAFP staff to sift through the archives to learn about the history of healthcare on the island and the opportunity for third-year residents to complete a Family Medicine rotation during the tourist season.

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ICYMI: Board of Medicine Rule Changes Go into Effect

In case you missed the Academy’s previous coverage in Michigan Family Physician and Family Medicine Update of changes to Michigan Board of Medicine rules governing continuing medical education that went into effect on December 6, 2016, click to read highlights.

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Upcoming Events



2017 Eat, Sleep, Rock & Roll to Vitality
October 19, 2017
New Hudson, MI
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