News & Announcements
The largest campaign ever launched to create awareness and support for the value of Family Physicians in improving the health of Americans through Primary Care will make an important stop in Detroit on Wednesday, October 21, as part of the nationwide 2015 Health is Primary City Tour.
The Michigan Academy of Family Physicians Foundation offered several opportunities for health care professionals to obtain the necessary training and certificate to take the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA) National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners certification examination. If you missed the live training, you're in luck! MAFP has secured a special discount for online training.
Dr. Barbara Saul (Troy), MAFP member and recently retired Family Physician recently led a group of medical students from the Wayne State University School of Medicine on service trips to Ecuador and Guatemala.
Doctors Rose Ramirez (pictured on right), Myral Robbins (pictured on left), and Tina Tanner (center), all members of the Michigan Academy of Family Physicians, have distinguished themselves as physician leaders in patient rooms and board rooms across Michigan, and in 2015 each is able to include a new line on her long list of accomplishments: being the top doctor at one three statewide associations that collectively represent more than 26,000 physicians and the millions of patients they treat.
On Saturday, April 18, student leaders and faculty from seven medical schools across the state met at MAFP Headquarters to discuss the role Family Medicine Interest Groups (FMIGs) play in shaping the future of Family Medicine.
The MAFP and MAFP Foundation Nominating Committees are currently seeking candidates for 2015-2016 committees. Please note: current committee members must reapply if they wish to serve on a 2015-2016 committee.
Join Us for CME & a Summer Getaway
As part of our 2015 CME program, we are pleased to bring you the 51st Annual Northern Michigan Family Medicine Update. Early-bird discount expires on May 1, so sign-up today!
One segment of Foundation work falls to the Student/Resident Education Committee. The committee is made up of Family Physicians, residents and students who meet quarterly to propose and discuss strategies to benefit students and residents who are interested in Family Medicine.
This week, House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittees on Community Health completed work on their respective budget proposals for Fiscal Years (FY) 2016 and 2017. Both budgets had notable differences from the Governor’s budget proposal released in February.
MAFP President Dr. Tina L. Tanner (Hesperia) and MAFP member Dr. Mary Marshall (Grand Blanc) testified in front of the Michigan Senate Health Policy Committee March 10, speaking out in opposition to Senate Bill 68, as written.