Pennsylvanians want to keep collaborative agreements: poll Oct. 22, 2019
More than seven out of 10 Pennsylvanians want to keep collaborative agreements between nurse practitioners and physicians. According to a series of polls, which the PAFP partnered on with the Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED) and other physician organizations, a combined 73 percent supported keeping collaborative agreements. Click here for more info.
AAFP announces FMSOG program Oct. 21, 2019
The AAFP has announced details for its new Family Medicine Student Organization Grant Program (FMSOG). This program replaces the FMIG Funding Initiative and encourages student groups to work collaboratively to create change in their communities and think creatively about building opportunities for exposure to family medicine through innovative events and experiences.
Register today for MAT Regional Summits Oct. 18, 2019
Registration is now open - but closing soon - for MAT Regional Summits being convened by the Pennsylvania Department of Health and Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs. Start your free MAT waiver training at the summit and bring your staff for an afternoon of free lunch and learning. Click here for information and dates and here to register.
Apply for a PAFP leadership position Oct. 17, 2019
The PAFP is currently seeking members to serve in various leadership positions, but you only have until Dec, 31, 2019. PAFP board and committee members serve as the infrastructure of the Academy, developing policy and making decisions that keep the organization at the forefront of the specialty. For details on how to apply, please see the latest issue of Progress Notes.
Tell your representative to oppose SB 25 Call To Action!
Senate Bill 25 seeks to remove the collaborative agreement requirements for CRNPs, contending the agreements are no longer necessary and restricting service to rural areas. The PAFP opposes this legislation in the name of patient safety. Tell your representative to oppose SB 25, and click here to learn more about SB 25 in a video from PAFP President Mary Stock Keister, MD.