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  • PCMH


    With its emphasis on coordinated care, quality, safety and a more robust
    patient-physician relationship,the Patient-Centered Medical Home
    (PCMH) care model is a major focus of the PAFP.



    The PAFP is committed to helping family physicians
    achieve productive practices through its advocacy and
    lobbying efforts to achieve more affordable, efficient,
    higher-quality health care.

  • CME


    Family physicians love the PAFP's CME courses,
    including both live events and online webcasts
    on a variety of clinical topics and with a strong
    focus on evidence-based data.



    Dedicated to improving public health through family practice,
    PAFP provides a wealth of information with webcasts, tip sheets,
    FAQs and initiatives like the "Tar Wars" campaign.

  • QI


    Assisting practices with the PCMH model, providing expertise
    on electronic health records systems (EHRs) and improving outcomes,
    the PAFP is committed to improving the quality of care physicians provide.



    Education goes digital with the PAFP’s library of free online webcasts, allowing Pennsylvania’s family physicians to continue their lifelong learning conveniently at a time and place that fits their busy schedule.

  Government Affairs: PAFP Pleased with Coverage Expansion Deal Aug. 29, 2014
The Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians is pleased that the Corbett administration and the federal government have agreed on a plan to expand health care coverage to about 600,000 Pennsylvanians. The PAFP is eager to provide these patients with a medical home. Click here to read the PAFP's full statement.

  Education: Prepare for an Autumn Full of Education Aug. 28, 2014
Autumn is quickly approaching, and it's bringing with it a bevy of educational opportunities for family physicians! From the AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Express Live Course to the PAFP Pittsburgh CME Conference, register today for one or all of these valuable, practical, affordable CME offerings.
  Quality Improvement: HHS Announces $35.7M for PCMH Projects Aug. 27, 2014
The Dept. of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced that $35.7 million in Affordable Care Act funds is headed to 44 states (including Pennsylvania), D.C. and Puerto Rico for patient-centered medical home projects. The funds will be used for construction and renovation projects within health clinics.
  Government Affairs: Obama Plans More Improvements for Care of Vets Aug. 26, 2014
Three months after a scandal involving long waiting times for appointments, President Obama is planning to use his executive power to further improve military veterans' access to health care and housing, reports the New York Times. The new measures will mostly focus on mental health care and housing payments.
  Featured News: PAFP Offers Online DOT Training May 19, 2014
The Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians is excited to offer online accredited, certified training for those who wish to give physicals to commercial motor vehicle drivers. Click here to register for online DOT training - a six-hour audio session presented by expert faculty. An Internet connection is required to listen.




October 8 - 11, 2014
AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Express™ Live Course
(details - register by Aug 15 to save $200)
October 8, 15, 22  2014
November 7, 8  2014
Essential Care for Older Adults Series
(details and registration)
November 1, 2014
PAFP South Central Chapter Fall Conference
(details and registration)
November 7 - 9, 2014
Pittsburgh CME Conference & Live Streaming
(details and registration)

November 7, 2014
SAM Study Group
Topic: Well Child Care (details)


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