The Washington Academy of Family Physicians represents approximately 3,700 physicians, residents, and students. We provide advocacy, education, development, research and leadership for the specialty of family medicine. We are a constituent chapter of the American Academy of Family Physicians.


$25.5B Available for Providers Affected by COVID-19

The US Department of Health and Human Services announced that additional funding will be available for health care workers affected by the pandemic. According to the Washington State Health Care…

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MaMHA Offering Free CME for Maternal-Child Health Care Providers

Washington Maternal Mental Health Access (MaMHA) is offering three webinars to physicians and other health care workers to help lower the suicide risk and accidental opioid overdose in their perinatal…

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WAFP Opposes Legislative Interference of the Patient-Physician Relationship

In 2019, the Washington Academy of Family Physicians adopted a policy statement concerning the availability of abortion and other reproductive care: The Washington Academy of Family Physicians stands with our…

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Smaller Allotments of COVID-19 Vaccine Now Available from DOH

The Washington State Department of Health is now offering clinics the chance to obtain smaller orders of COVID-19 vaccines. DOH hopes this system, based on a series of vaccine ‘depots’…

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Vaccine Mandate: Ensuring Your Clinic’s Workers Are In Compliance

Earlier this month, Gov. Jay Inslee signed an emergency proclamation that mandates COVID-19 vaccinations for those working in private health care and long-term care settings. Physicians and other health care…

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Home-Based Primary Care is the Latest AAFP Member Interest Group

AAFP has announced the launch of a MIG for home-based primary care. The forum hopes to serve as a home for collaboration, idea sharing and advocacy among AAFP members who…

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