Members, apply today for PAFP leadership position Oct. 15, 2020
The PAFP is seeking members to serve in leadership positions! To apply, complete the online application, upload your letter of interest and curriculum vitae, and complete the online conflict of interest statement when submitting your application. For questions, contact Brent Ennis, PAFP Executive Vice President and CEO. The applications deadline is Friday, Dec. 18.
PAFP responds to Gov. Wolf's health care reform plan Oct. 2, 2020
This morning, PAFP President Tracey Conti, MD responded to Gov. Tom Wolf’s announcement regarding his proposed whole person health reform plan: “We are pleased with Gov. Wolf’s focus on primary care and health care disparities in our great Commonwealth. The PAFP looks forward to working with the governor and legislature on these important topics.” Read more here.
Physicians, nurse practitioners reach landmark scope agreement Sept. 29, 2020
The Pennsylvania House Professional Licensure Committee has approved amendments to House Bill 100 that would create a six-year pilot program expanding the scope of practice for primary care Certified Registered Nurse Practitioners (CRNPs) in federally designated Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) across the Commonwealth. Click here to read a statement.
Keystone Physician: Fall 2020 issue of magazine released Sept. 28, 2020
The PAFP has just released the Fall 2020 issue of its magazine, Keystone Physician! In the midst of the greatest public health threat in a century, Pennsylvania's family physicians continue to display strength and determination. Check out that story, plus government affairs and legal updates, member news, a message from PAFP President Tracey Conti, MD, and much more!
A message about COVID-19 from the PAFP president
Like you, we at the PAFP have been closely monitoring the data, information and guidance regarding COVID-19. Despite the anticipated continued spread of this virus, I am confident in our desire and willingness as clinicians to provide our patients with competent and compassionate care and to direct them to reliable and appropriate health resource information. Read more.