News & Announcements
Joining a Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) during medical school is an excellent way to explore the specialty of Family Medicine, make connections with peers who may one day be Family Physician colleagues, and have fun. FMIGs also offer opportunities to practice a wide range of clinical skills and procedures important to the patient care that Family Physicians provide.
MAFP is offering scholarship opportunities to eligible members interested in attending the NFID's Fall 2016 Clinical Vaccinology Course, November 4-6, in Philadelphia, PA.
HHS announced on August 22 its intention to allocate $300,000 over three years to support outreach and enrollment assistance efforts in Flint to address the urgent health coverage needs of children exposed to lead in the water system.
Caring for the mind is just as important as caring for the body, and the two are fundamentally intertwined,yet many don't get the mental healthcare they in need. Family Physicians have a critical role in screening, managing and coordinating mental and behavioral healthcare for their patents, and integrated care has proven to be effective for improved outcomes.
As families prepare for the upcoming school year, Michigan Family Physicians join their healthcare partners across the state in educating parents about the benefits of vaccination and reminding them to ensure their children's vaccines are up-to-date before the first day of class.
MAFP now offers an expert merchant processing program that will provide members with greater savings—and peace of mind—on their credit and debit card transactions.
Jeanne Wigant, a fourth-year medical student at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine and a member of the MAFP Foundation's Student & Resident Education Committee, is one of just 30 scholarship winners nationwide selected to participate in the Family Medicine Leads Emerging Leader Institute. As a scholarship winner, Jeanne is participating in a year-long leadership development program.
Practices interested in participating in CMS' Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) initiative must submit an application to CMS by September 15, 2016, for an effective date of January 1, 2017.
In the midst of the ever-evolving Zika threat, the CDC, AAFP, and MDHHS continue to provide up-to-date news, clinical guidance, and tools to assist Family Physicians and other healthcare professionals in combating the virus
Before July 22, 2016, Family Physicians were required to complete a Self-Assessment Module (SAM) that included both a 60-question knowledge assessment plus a clinical simulation. Now, the Knowledge Self-Assessment (KSA) is the minimum required self-assessment activity.