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

Student Extern Strengthens Commitment to Detroit’s Homeless

During the month of May, Anneliese Petersen—a rising fourth-year student at Wayne State University School of Medicine—took part in Family Medicine Foundation of Michigan’s 2021 clinical externship funded jointly by the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation. Each year, through a competitive application process, Family Medicine Foundation of Michigan selects a student attending one of the state’s medical schools to participate in the summer externship program.

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Kalamazoo Physician Named Michigan Family Medicine Resident of the Year

With 600-plus resident members of Michigan Academy of Family Physicians, our state boasts many stellar family medicine resident physicians. This year MAFP was honored to present the 2021 Michigan Family Medicine Resident of the Year Award to Srvanai Alluri, MBBS, a recent graduate of Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine's Family Medicine Residency program in Kalamazoo.

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Wayne State University Scholar Named Outstanding Medical Student in Michigan

Anthony Seely, incoming fourth-year student at Wayne State University School of Medicine, was recognized with the 2021 Outstanding Medical Student in Michigan Award during Michigan Academy of Family Physicians’ annual awards celebration, live-streamed on July 24.

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U-M Physician Named Michigan Family Physician of the Year

Throughout her career, the 2021 Michigan Family Physician of the Year, Pamela Rockwell, DO, FAAFP, has been the consummate family physician, exemplifying extraordinary service to her patients. Her clinical outpatient practice at Domino's Farms Family Medicine clinic encompasses the full spectrum of the specialty, including pediatric and adult care, prenatal care, women’s health, and osteopathic manipulation. She also attends to family medicine patients admitted to general medicine floors of the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor.

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