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.


Fall Edition of Washington Family Physician Now Available

The latest edition of Washington Family Physician is now available online. And it will soon be in your mailbox if it’s not there already. This edition includes updates from PNWU…

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Preparing for a COVID-19 Vaccine; WAFP Member Input Requested

At its meeting in mid-October, Washington’s Vaccine Advisory Committee (VAC) discussed how physicians and other health care providers can be prepared for a COVID-19 vaccine. Physicians and all other health…

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Additional Provider Relief Funding Available

Via AAFP: This week, the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) opened the application for Phase 3 provider relief funding. Even physicians who previously received relief funding may now…

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Newly-released DOH Palliative Care Road Map

The Washington State Department of Health has released a new Palliative Care Road Map, which may be especially helpful for family medicine physicians. This can be used for patients before…

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Policy: WAFP Supports the Provision, Opposes the Criminalization of Gender-Affirming Care

At its 2020 meeting, WAFP’s House of Delegates adopted two resolutions which dealt with transgender health care. In considering how best to implement the resolutions, WAFP’s Board of Directors asked…

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Washington State Telemedicine Payment Parity Extended to 11/9

Click here to view Gov. Inslee’s updated proclamation.

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