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! Tell Your State Representative to Work with MAFP & Physician Community on Opioid Bills

Senate Bills 166/167 and Senate Bill 274 are pending before the full House chamber and could be voted on any day. Tell your state representative to oppose these opoid bills, as currently written, and instead work with the physician community on changes that would better align our shared objectives.

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State of Michigan Releases Guidance on Billing Claims for Naloxone Standing Order

In follow-up to the State of Michigan's Chief Medical Exeuctive receiving authority earlier this year to issue a standing order as a method for providing naloxone, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services released guidance this week on billing claims for naloxone dispensed through a standing order.

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ACGME Recognizes MAFP Member, WSU's Dr. Tsveti Markova for 'Courage to Lead'

When the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education hosts its annual Educational Conference next March in Orlando, Florida, it will honor Tsveti Markova, MD, FAAFP, Wayne State University School of Medicine's Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education, with the distinguished Parker J. Palmer Courage to Lead Award.

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Interstate Medical Licensure Bills Pass State House

The Michigan House of Representatives passed, on October 10, two bills that would enter Michigan into a compact with 22 other member states and provide for an expedited licensure process. While the Academy did not take a position on the legislation, some physician groups have expressed concerns with the compacts requirements, while supporters have highlighted benefits the compact would bring.

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Upcoming Events





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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