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
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.
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.
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.
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.
2017 Michigan Family Medicine Annual Conference & Expo Sponsorship, Exhibitor & Advertising Opportunities
July 9 - 13, 2017
Mackinac Island, MI