The Washington Academy of Family Physicians represents approximately 3,950 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.


WAFP Mourns the Loss of Dr. Jonathan Sugarman

The Washington Academy of Family Physicians is heartbroken to learn of the passing of Jonathan Sugarman, MD, MPH, FAAFP. Dr. Sugarman is a former WAFP president (2008-09), represented WAFP at…

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CME: Uncovering and Navigating Racism in the Mental Health System

The Washington State Department of Health is offering a two-part CME to help clinicians, support staff, or anyone who works with children and young people. “Navigating Racism in the Mental…

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AAFP Adds Webpage for New Regulations for Physicians Who Prescribe Controlled Substances

The MATE Act, recently passed by Congress, changes requirements for physicians who prescribe controlled substances — most notably by requiring the completion of a one-time, eight-hour training session prior to…

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Make Your Voice Heard on Resolutions to the 2023 WAFP House of Delegates

WAFP members now may submit written testimony for the resolutions that will be debated by the 2023 House of Delegates. The House will consider nine resolutions and one bylaws amendment….

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DOH to End Masking Mandate in Health Care Facilities on April 3

The Washington State Department of Health has announced that its masking directive for health care, long-term care, and adult correctional facilities for people ages 5 and up will end April…

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WAFP Survey Participants Sought for Practice Patterns of Pediatric Primary Care Providers in Management of Undescended Testes

Do you provide pediatric primary care? Please complete a brief 2-minute survey to share your experience with the management of undescended testicles. This survey is completely anonymous. On completion of the…

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