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Legislative Advocacy

Reviews and recommends policy on all national, state and local legislation affecting the practice of medicine, scope of practice, access and medical liability. Coordinates effort of contract lobbyist and member education regarding key issues.

Education Committee 

Oversees MassAFP Annual Meeting & Spring Refresher educational programming including topics and tracks, KSA sessions and poster presentations. MA's regulatory requirements are monitored and taken into consideration in program development. Determines needs and identifies topics for additional programming and acts as the clearing house for educational program proposals. Also has oversight responsibilities for the process for obtaining AAFP CME credit and assigning a designated CME physician reviewer.

Student & Resident Engagement Workgroup

Develops support for residency programs and the family medicine residents in Massachusetts, works with medical students across the country to assist in recruitment to Massachusetts, and works with residency programs with curriculum to provide resources to help in their negotiations with hospitals and academic medical centers. Organizes and encourages attendance at the National Conference of Family Medicine Residents & Medical Students, and Family Medicine Interest Group activities.

Practice Transformation Workgroup
Information coming soon. Contact the MassAFP office or check back for details later in June.

Workforce Resiliency Workgroup
Information coming soon. Contact the MassAFP office or check back for details later in June.

Leadership Development
Information coming soon. Contact the MassAFP office or check back for details later in June.

Opioid Workgroup
Information coming soon. Contact the MassAFP office or check back for details later in June.

If you have any questions or are interested in joining a committee, please contact us at information@massafp.org 

With your membership you'll receive:

  • Monthly MassAFP eNewsletter
  • Access to information on MassAFP events
  • Quarterly Board Communiques
  • Notification of important CME courses
  • Opportunities to participate in MassAFP committee activities
  • Online resources for up-to-date information on issues affecting family physicians

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For the Massachusetts Academy of Family Physicians (MassAFP), Advocacy is about protecting the best interests of Massachusetts family physicians and their patients through lobbying efforts - be it in person, via email, the web, phone or social media.

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