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, WSMA, WCAAP Release Statement on Preventive Measures to Combat Surge in RSV Cases

WAFP, along the with the Washington State Medical Association and the Washington Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, released a joint statement urging the public to take precautions as…

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Nominations Open for WAFP Family Medicine Educator of the Year

While the Oxford Dictionary defines an educator as “a person who provides instruction or education; a teacher,” we know an educator is so much more! True educators ignite passions for learning,…

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Washington Medical Commission Recruiting for Vacancies

The Washington Medical Commission, which establishes, monitors, and enforces qualifications for licensure, consistent standards of practice, and continuing competency, will have openings for several commissioners beginning July 1, 2023: WMC…

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Medication for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) Learning Collaborative Set to Begin in December

Comagine Health, Public Health – Seattle & King County, and Community Health Plan of Washington (CHPW) are recruiting up to eight clinical settings to participate in the Medication for Opioid…

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Dr. Katina Rue Named President of State Medical Association

Katina Rue, DO, FAAFP, was installed as the president of the Washington State Medical Association at its annual meeting in Spokane this weekend. Rue, director of the Trios family medicine…

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MCO Incentives for Well Visits Through 2022

The MCOs working with the Department of Health have compiled a list of the rewards parents can earn so that clinics can use it when reminding parents that their child…

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