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.


Primary Care COVID Survey Results

Here are the latest results from the series of surveys the Larry A. Green Center has been conducting, in partnership with the Primary Care Collaborative, to assess the impact of…

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Foundation News and Updates

Did you know a portion of WAFP members’ dues is donated to the Foundation? To see highlights of the Foundation’s work, open this post, and click this link: WAFP Foundation….

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WAFP Elects Leadership

Angela Sparks, MD, FAAFP, of Seattle, has been elected president of the Washington Academy of Family Physicians. She assumed the role on May 9, 2021, at the conclusion of the…

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Baldwin and Thompson are Next Speakers in UW Dept. of Family Medicine Speaker Series

The University of Washington Department of Family Medicine 50th Anniversary Speaker Series continues on May 27 with Laura-Mae Baldwin, MD, MPH and Matthew Thompson, MBChB, DPhil. Register here.

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AAFP Releases New, Comprehensive Chronic Pain Toolkit

Via AAFP: A new free resource is available for AAFP members who care for patients with chronic pain. The AAFP Chronic Pain Toolkit, developed by the Academy with partial funding from a…

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HCA Considers Statewide EHR for Providers Shut Out of Federal Funding

The Washington State Health Care Authority is exploring development of a statewide electronic health records system. The first step is survey to ascertain interest and potential viability. The program would…

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