MAFP Annual Meeting
The MAFP Annual Meeting serves as the platform for Family Physicians in Michigan to reflect on successes from the past year and identify the challenges that lie ahead. At the Annual Meeting, members assemble to examine proposed changes to MAFP policy and governance, elect new leadership, and debate issues that impact members.
Call for Resolutions
Each year, MAFP solicits resolutions for consideration at the MAFP Annual Meeting. Any member in good standing is invited to submit a resolution(s), which will be accepted, reviewed and voted on at the Annual Meeting with approval requiring a majority vote. All approved resolutions affecting the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) will be sent to the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) for consideration at the next convening of the AAFP Congress of Delegates.
To assist you in writing a resolution, check out these resources:
- MAFP's Resolution Writing 101
- Example: The resolution offered by MAFP Member and Alternate Delegate to the AAFP Congress, Peter Graham, MD, was approved at the 2015 MAFP Annual Meeting of Members and sent to the AAFP for consideration at the 2015 Congress of Delegates in September. After discussion, the resolution was amended and passed by the Congress, as amended. View this resolution >>
When you are ready to write your resolution, you may use this template.
The deadline to submit resolutions for 2017 is Friday, June 9. If you wish to learn more before submitting a resolution, please contact Director of Government Affairs Christin Nohner at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 517.664.9082.
Highlights from the 2016 Annual Meeting
The 2016 MAFP Annual Meeting was held Tuesday, July 12, at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Bay City, in conjunction with the Michigan Family Medicine Annual Conference & Expo, July 11-14, 2016. The Annual Meeting included updates from Academy Leadership—President Kim Yu, MD, FAAFP and Chief Executive Officer Debra N. McGuire, MBA, IOM, CAE—as well as special guest speaker, Wanda Filer, MD, MBA, FAAFP, President of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). The AAFP Degree of Fellow Convocation Ceremony was held to award six (6) Family Physicians the AAFP Degree of Fellow.
The official business of the Annual Meeting included the election of the 2016-2017 Board of Directors as well as consideration of proposed changes to the MAFP Bylaws and eight (8) resolutions. Some of the approved resolutions calling for American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) action will be taken to the AAFP Congress of Delegates, September 19-21, 2016, in Orlando, FL, for consideration.