Media Center

Michigan Academy of Family Physicians is a resource for reporters and journalists seeking the valued perspective and input of family physicians statewide. If you would like to schedule one-on-one interviews with family physicians or need additional information on family medicine and primary care, please contact:

Karlene Ketola, MSA, CAE, Chief Executive Officer
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MAFP & Members in the News

Michigan effort puts new doctors in front of poor, underserved patients (Bridge Michigan, Nov. 27, 2023)

As flu season begins, Mich. health officials urge public to get vaccinated despite 'fatigue' (The Detroit News, Oct. 16, 2023)

COVID hospitalizations surge in Michigan. Doctors remain cautiously optimistic (Bridge Michigan, Sept. 6, 2023)

Michigan Has a Shortage of Primary Care Doctors: What's Causing It (Detroit Free Press, March 21, 2023)

Match Candidates Celebrate Resilience, Growth (AAFP News, March 9, 2023)

A 'Game Changer' for Mental Health (Michigan News, University of Michigan, March 1, 2023)

County Health Role Put Family Physician on Leadership Path (AAFP News, Feb. 28, 2023)

Dr. Diane Harper Tapped to Lead NCI Clinical Trial Site (Michigan Medicine, Feb. 27, 2023)

Jinping Xu, MD, Appointed Chair of Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences (Wayne State University School of Medicine, Feb. 24)

Dr. Nikhil Hemady Receives ACGME Parker J. Palmer Courage to Teach Award (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, Feb. 23, 2023)

A Look at Working Inside One of Michigan's Rural Hospitals (Michigan Health and Hospital Association, Feb. 23, 2023)

Governor Appoints Family Physician to Public Health Advisory Council (Executive Office of the Governor, Feb. 21, 2023)

David Klee, MD, Named Community Assistant Dean in Traverse City (Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Jan. 30, 2023)