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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

MAPS Prescriber Report Cards: What You Need to Know

In Fall 2017, Michigan Automated Prescription System (MAPS) launched Prescriber Report Cards to provide prescribers a summary of their own prescribing history and a comparison to other prescribers of the same peer group and specialty. To receive Prescriber Report Cards on a quarterly basis, you must be registered to use MAPS online.

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Calley: Nearly 5,700 Naloxone Orders Dispensed in Last Six Months

Six months after a standing order for naloxone was authorized in Michigan, pharmacies have dispensed 1,838 orders of the medication designed to treat people with opioid addiction, 548 orders in the past three months, Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley announced on February 20. Development of the standing order by the state's Chief Medical Executive, Dr. Eden Wells, is part of the state's strategy for addressing the opioid epidemic in Michigan.

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Advocates Descend on Lansing for Family Medicine Advocacy Day, Family Medicine Week

Family Physicians, Family Medicine residents, and medical students convened in the state's Capital City on February 20 for Michigan Family Medicine Advocacy Day. This annual event takes place during Family Medicine Week, which Governor Rick Snyder proclaimed as February 18-24 this year and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services marked by issuing a statewide press release highlighting the benefits of having a Family Physician.

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Chief Medical Director Honored for Combating State’s Opioid Crisis

On behalf of family physicians, family medicine residents, and medical students across the state, Michigan Academy of Family Physicians and Michigan Association of Osteopathic Family Physicians presented the 2018 Friend of Family Medicine Award to David Neff, DO, on February 20, 2018.

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Upcoming Events

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2018 MI Family Medicine Advocacy Day
February 20, 2018
Lansing, 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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