Family Medicine Week in Michigan | March 21-27, 2021

Family Medicine Week in Michigan (#MiFMW) kicks off Sunday, March 21, as proclaimed by Governor Gretchen Whitmer, in recognition of family physicians' "dedication to the health and well-being of this state's citizens" and their "crucial role in ensuring the optimal health of families across the state."

Family Medicine Week encompasses Michigan Family Medicine Virtual Advocacy Day, March 23.

Please help spread the word about Michigan Family Medicine Week, March 21-27—here are a few ideas:

  • Like MAFP's Facebook page, and like and share our posts leading up to and during #MiFMW
  • Follow @MIFamilyDocs on Twitter, and like and retweet our tweets leading up to and during #MiFMW
  • Follow MiFamilyDocs on Instagram and like our posts
  • Download, print and distribute this handout in your patient waiting area that explains how having a family physician is good for health .

 

Media Coverage

COVID Vaccine Media Roundtable

Doctor Group Urges State to Allocate More COVID-19 Vaccines to Primary Care Physicians (WOODTV8, Grand Rapids)

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

MAFP President: Family Doctors Should Be Allocted Vaccines to Distribute (WJR-AM Paul W. Smith Show)

Local Family Physicians Push for Vaccine Allotment from State (9&10 News, Northern Michigan)

Family Physicians Say They Are Ready to Start Administering the COVID Vaccine to Patients (Fox)

Some Michigan Family Care Physicians Await COVID-19 Vaccine Shipments (WZZM13, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Battle Creek)

Doctor Group Urges State to Allocate More COVID-19 Vaccines to Primary Care Physicians (WOODTV8, Grand Rapids)

Michigan's Largest COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Set to Open (Michigan Radio)

Michigan Family Physicians Want to Help Administer COVID-19 Vaccine (Fox 17, West Michigan)

Family Doctors Working to Help Dispel Fears Over COVID Vaccine (WNEM5, Saginaw)

Group of Primary Care Physicians Uring the State to allocate COVID-19 Vaccines to their Facilites (WLNS6, Lansing)

Family Physicians Eager to Administer COVID Vaccine (WJR-AM Guy Gordon Show)

Push to Allow Vaccines in Family Doctor Offices (WOODTV8, Grand Rapids)

Physicians Promoting Vaccine Access (The Mining Journal, Marquette)

Michigan Family Physicians Urge State to Include Physicians in COVID-19 Vaccine Administration (Grand Blanc View)

Family Doctors Make Their Case (Cadillac News)

Dr. Mark Hamed, Michigan Family Physicians Urge State to Include Physicians in COVID-19 Vaccine Administration (The Steve Gruber Show)

Family Doctors Advocate for More Coronavirust Vaccines, Say it Will Reduce Hesitancy (MLive)

Who Are the People Forgotten in the Push to Vaccinate Against COVID-19 (Crain's Detroit Business)

COVID Hospitalizations On the Rise Statewide, With a Big Uptick in the Thumb (Michigan Radio)