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New Blog Post: State of the State and the Role of Health Care
01/17/2014

Last night Gov. Rick Snyder gave his fourth State of the State address, and while he only lightly addressed health care issues during his speech, it goes without saying that health care will continue to be at the forefront of policy debates, both nationally and here in Michigan.

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New Affordable Care Act Information Available
01/14/2014

It is imperative that Michigan Family Physicians understand the scope of the Affordable Care Act, particularly as it relates to delivery of care and access for patients in our state. Check out these new resources available to stay informed.

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MAFP and MAFP Foundation Seek Board Nominations
12/21/2013

The MAFP Nominating Committee is seeking member nominations for the MAFP Board of Directors and the MAFP Foundation Board of Trustees. Family Physicians, Family Medicine residents and medical students interested in serving in an advisory role are encouraged to apply. Are you ready to be the next leader in your Academy?

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New Blog Post: Loan Repayment is on the Table
12/10/2013

MAFP Director of Government Affairs Christin O'Brien shares the latest from the December 4, 2013, Senate Appropriations Committee hearing where testimony on loan repayment legislation was heard. Share your thoughts on your own loan repayment story...

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MAFP Members Speak Out on Importance of Loan Repayment
12/05/2013

Dr. Julie Phillips and Dr. Tina Tanner testified on Wednesday, December 4, in the Senate Appropriations Committee in support of bills to make improvements to the state loan repayment program for primary care providers who practice in medically underserved areas.

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MAFP Foundation Offers FMIG Funding Assistance - Apply Today!
11/06/2013

The MAFP Foundation is offering funding assistance to the Family Medicine Interest Groups throughout the state to help support the activities and efforts of FMIGs working to increase student interest in Family Medicine in Michigan. Apply today!

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Inspire. Create. Lead. - Call for NCSC Delegates
10/28/2013

MAFP is seeking members to represent Michigan at the National Conference of Special Constituencies (NCSC)—AAFP's forum to address member issues specific to women, minorities, new physicians, international medical graduates and GLBT physicians. Voice your perspective at this year's conference, May 1-3, 2014.

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Welcome to the New MAFP.com!
10/11/2013

Welcome to MAFP’s new website! Featuring a “members-only” section, MAFP is now able to provide our over 3,400 members more resources and information than ever before. Easy navigation gives you access to the latest news and announcements, advocacy issues, continuing medical education (CME) opportunities, physician resources on a variety of topics, MAFP Foundation updates, and more all available on any device!

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Medicaid Expansion Comes to Michigan
09/17/2013

On Monday, September 16, Governor Rick Snyder signed the bill into law during a press conference held at Oakwood Hospital in Dearborn. While this has been a great victory for many in Michigan, there is still more we can do...

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2013 AAFP National Conference Recap
08/21/2013

Michigan residents and students gathered in Kansas City, Missouri from August 1-3 for the AAFP National Conference to shape their Family Medicine story at one of the most well-attended events in its history.

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