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- Government affairs advocacy - The PAFP advocates for issues that are important to family physicians and their patients.
- Continuing Medical Education (CME) resources - PAFP members have access to the highest quality CME programs such as our live conference series, SAM Study Groups, free online CME, and other publications and resources that will equip you with the latest research and clinical training.
- PAFP communications tools help you stay informed and connected to family medicine topics and efforts through publications like our biweekly newsletter, Progress Notes; social media; and publications like our bimonthly magazine Keystone Physician.
- Media relations - The PAFP is dedicated to furthering the PAFP’s mission in the mass media and helping doctors who are called upon by the media.
- Practice advocacy provides practice management support and technical assistance to members and their staff to support member practices.
- Residents and students - The PAFP provides career, fellowship, and leadership opportunities, as well as outreach programs to assist residents and students connect to resources and help them become familiar with the PAFP.
- PA IPIP (Improving Performance in Practice) program - A program of the Pennsylvania Primary Care Coalition which is operated by the PAFP Foundation. The PA IPIP Program includes the following programs for members:
Pennsylvania Residency Program Collaborative - This collaborative teaches performance improvement and patient-centeredness in family medicine and internal medicine residency programs to improve patient outcomes in diabetes and cardiovascular care.
PA REACH East Project - If your practice is seeking to take the next step with electronic health records systems (EHRs), the PA REACH East Program can help by assessing your practice’s workflow and optimize it for EHR implementation, research, and select a certified EHR product that best meets your needs. In addition, the program can assist with training your staff on EHR use and implementation, help you to understand and achieve meaningful use of your system, and comply with privacy and security requirements.
Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) - The PAFP Foundation has many resources to help practices become patient-centered medical homes.
Colorectal Cancer Screening (CRCS) Collaborative - This project, a virtual online learning collaborative focusing on preventative care, is led by expert faculty physicians who will educate practices on current CRC screening guidelines.
PAFP Public Health initiatives connect family medicine providers with statewide public health efforts through awareness on various issues such as the Tar Wars Program.
Representation at the AAFP.
Recognition of outstanding physicians and teachers in Pennsylvania.
Opportunities to interact and network with family physicians across the state.
Partners and special discount program for PAFP members.