Michigan Family Medicine Week

March 19-25, 2023

2023 Michigan Family Medicine Week ProclamationFamily Medicine Week (#MiFamMedWeek) recognizes family physicians' dedication to the health and well-being of Michiganders and their crucial role in ensuring the optimal health of families across the state.

Family Medicine Week encompasses the annual Michigan Family Medicine Advocacy Day in downtown Lansing.

Spread the Word

Please help spread the word about Michigan Family Medicine Week, leading up to and during March 19-25—here are a few ideas:

  • Like MAFP's Facebook page, and like and share our posts leading up to and during #MiFamMedWeek
  • Follow @MIFamilyDocs on Twitter, and like and retweet our tweets leading up to and during #MiFamMedWeek
  • Follow MiFamilyDocs on Instagram and like our posts
  • Share on social media your "why" for practicing family medicine (be sure to include #MiFamMedWeek in your posts)
  • Download, print and distribute this handout in your patient waiting area that explains how having a family physician is good for health

2023 Michigan Family Medicine Week Media Coverage

Michigan Has a Shortage of Primary Care Doctors. What's Being Done? (Detroit Free Press)

Over 3 Million Michigan Residents Lack Access to Primary Care Physicians (WJR-760AM)

MSU's Plan to Combat Doctor Shortage (WNEM)

A Shortage of Docs and Drugs Has Patients and Health Care Providers on Edge (Michigan News Source)

Michigan Part of National Trend Showing Shortage of Primary Care Physicians (89.1 WEMU)

Michigan Academy of Family Physicians Warns About Shortage of Primary Care Docs (Fox 17)

Healthcare Experts Warn Michigan Needs Hundreds of Family Physicians to Meet Demand (UpNorthLive.com)

Michigan Family Physicians Call for More Funding to Avoid 'Full-blown' Staffing Crisis (MiBiz)

MI: Primary Care Physician Shortage (WFMZ-TV)

Shortage of Family Medicine Doctors in Michigan Leads to Lack of Access to Primary Care (WILX-10)

MI Academy of Family Physicians Warns About Shortage of Primary Care Doctors (NewsBreak)

Medical Group Warns of Shortage of Family Doctors in Michigan (Moody on the Market)

Michigan Projected to Be Short More Than 800 Primary Care Physicians by 2030 (WXYZ-Detroit)

MDHHS Recognizes Benefits of Having a Family Physician During Family Medicine Week (Michigan Department of Health and Human Services)

There's a Shortage of Family Physicians, and Experts Say It's a Threat to Public Health (WLNS)