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.


UW Dept. of Family Medicine 50th Anniversary Speaker Series

2021 marks the 50th anniversary of the 1971 founding of the University of Washington Department of Family Medicine. To mark the occasion, the department is planning a monthly virtual speaker series to…

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HHS Removes Buprenorphine Training and Registration Requirements for All Physicians

The Department of Health and Human Services has issued Practice Guidelines that will allow all physicians to prescribe buprenorphine for opioid use disorder. For the first time since buprenorphine was FDA-approved…

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Washington Health Corps Provider Application Now Open

Application Open January 5 Through March 1, 2021 Washington Health Corps programs encourage licensed health professionals to provide primary care at approved sites in critical shortage areas. The programs provide…

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Washington Medical Commission Seeks Applicants for Upcoming Vacancies

(Via WMC): The Washington Medical Commission (WMC) is currently accepting applications to fill upcoming vacancies. The WMC helps make sure physicians and physician assistants are competent and provide quality medical…

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COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Physicians

The Washington State Department of Health provides vaccine information HERE including information on enrollment in the COVID-19 Vaccination Program, vaccine allocation, and vaccine safety.

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Washington Health Alliance interviews Dr. Kathy Lofy, Washington State Health Officer and Chief Science Officer – COVID-19 vaccine updates, and more

Click here for the Washington Health Alliance’s blog post, containing a link to the full interview with Dr. Lofy. Topics covered include: the latest information on COVID illnesses, hospitalizations, and…

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