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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

Family Medicine Foundation of Michigan Investments are Advancing Your Specialty

As a charitable, non-profit, public organization, Family Medicine Foundation of Michigan relies on donations to support its mission of advancing the family medicine specialty in our state. The greater the donations, the larger the impact FMFM can make on advancing your specialty.

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2022 Midterm Election Bucks Trends, Tees Up a Quiet Lame Duck

In the first election since independent redistricting of all Michigan state and federal districts was finalized, democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, and Attorney General Dana Nessel were reelected for their second term, and Democrats won enough races to take control of both the Michigan House and Senate. This is the first time since the 1982 election in Michigan that Democrats will have the majority across all branches of state government.

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Beaumont-Wayne Family Medicine Residency Celebrates 50 Years

Residents, graduates, current and former faculty and staff, and specialist colleagues and supporters of Beaumont-Wayne Family Medicine Residency gathered on Sept. 24 to celebrate the program’s 50 years of excellence in family medicine education. Accredited in 1971 as Michigan’s fourth family medicine residency program and the first in the state’s southeast region, Beaumont-Wayne began shortly after family medicine was recognized as a specialty in 1969.

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ABFM's National Journal Club Offers Self-Assessment Credit

ABFM's National Journal Club is a convenient solution for reading contemporary, practice changing, and methodologically rigorous peer-reviewed medical articles while earning points toward their certification requirement along with continuing medical education.

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For MAFP Members

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