News & Announcements

Legislation Targeting Opioid Overprescribing Introduced in Michigan House
11/18/2016

House Bill 6045 would, among other things, amend the Michigan Public Health Code to limit the quantity of opioids that could be prescribed for a minor to a 7-day supply.

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House Takes Up APRN Scope of Practice Bill, Elects New Leadership Following Election
11/11/2016

With the 2016 election in the rearview mirror, the Michigan House and Senate reconvened on November 9, focusing on their respective lame duck agendas and transitioning for the 99th Michigan Legislature to take office in January.

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Two Michigan Physicians Serving on Prestigious Academic Family Medicine Advocacy Committee
11/11/2016

Karen Mitchell, MD, FAAFP and Julie Phillips, MD, MPH have been selected by their peers to serve on a national committee that develops and advocates for policy and represents the interests of academic Family Medicine at the highest levels of federal government.

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MAFP Joins Partners in Urging College Students to Get Immunized against Meningitis B
11/11/2016

MAFP joins it partners in the Parent Information Network to urge college students across the state to get immunized against Meningitis B.

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Apply TODAY to be Considered for Pathways to Transformation Demonstration Project
11/11/2016

In follow-up to MAFP’s successful Health is Primary City Tour in Detroit last October, Family Medicine for America's Health is once again tapping on Michigan. It is offereing the opportunity for select practices to be considered for participation in The Pathways to Transformation Demonstration Project.

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MAFP Chair, Board Member Join Global Family Medicine Gathering
11/11/2016

MAFP Chair Kim Yu, MD, FAAFP (Novi) and Board Member Srikar Reddy, MD, FAAFP (Brighton) presented a workshop on social media and technology at the 21st WONCA World Conference of Family Doctors held November 2-6 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Republican Victory Likely to Shift Healthcare Focus: AAFP Puts Family Medicine on the National Agenda
11/11/2016

Republicans celebrated an overwhelming victory in the November 8th general election at both the national and state levels, undoubtedly bringing a shift in focus for the future of America's healthcare.

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Crain's Health Care Leadership Summit Features Midland Family Physician as Panelist
11/08/2016

MAFP Board Member and 2017 AAFP Vice Speaker candidate Jennifer Aloff, MD, FAAFP (Midland) will speak at the Crain's Detroit Business Health Care Leadership Summit on November 17 about the impact of consumerism on physicians and their practices.

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CMU Medical Student Appointed to Serve on AAFP Commission
11/04/2016

Olivia Bolen, third-year medical student at Central Michigan University College of Medicine and student chair on the MAFP Board of Directors, has been appointed to the AAFP Commission on Continuing Professional Development.

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Student Externship Experience Ignites Passion for Family Medicine
10/28/2016

With the goal of stimulating student interest in Family Medicine, the MAFP Foundation is accepting applications for the 2017 Medical Student Externship due January 11.

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