Family Medicine

The Michigan Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP) is the state’s largest specialty physician association. With more than 4,000 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

Michigan Future of Family Medicine Conference Inspires Physicians of Tomorrow

Over 140 medical students, Family Medicine residents, Family Physicians, and residency program directors, faculty and staff from across the state attended the 2016 Michigan Future of Family Medicine Conference on October 15 at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit.

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HHS Issues Final MACRA Implementation Rule

On October 14, the U.S. Department of Health and Human (HHS) released its "final rule with comment period" for implementing the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) effective January 1, 2017. The final rule supersedes the proposed rule that was released earlier this year.

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AAFP Analysis: More Family Physicians Needed to Enter Primary Care Workforce

The AAFP's annual analysis serves as a barometer of the need for a robust primary care workforce. Our country is not producing enough Family Physicians, and both U.S. student choice of Family Medicine and the number of Family Medicine positions need to grow to meet the current and projected workforce shortages.

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Zika Guidance Updated, Likely New Transmission Source Identified, Federal Funding Approved

During the past few weeks there has been a flurry of activity around the Zika virus crisis, including new pre-pregnancy interim guidance issued by the CDC, research suggesting additional means of transmission, and the allocation of new federal funding to combat the virus.

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