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.


Larry A. Green Center – COVID-19 Clinician Survey Results

The Larry A. Green Center, in partnership with the Primary Care Collaborative, has been conducting regular clinician and patient COVID-19 surveys since March. Full results are available here, and details…

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Use of Bamlanivimab in Washington State

The Washington Department of Health has posted some information about bamlanivimab on their website. Bamlanivimab is a monoclonal antibody treatment for COVID-19 that was recently granted an emergency use authorization…

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Another chance to procure PPE through Project N95

PPE Purchasing Opportunity – Order PPE Through AAFP’s Collaboration With Project N95 To help members who are having trouble acquiring PPE, the AAFP is collaborating again with Project N95 to…

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Umair Shah, MD, MPH, is Washington’s New Secretary of Health

Beginning Dec. 21, Umair Shah, MD, MPH, will be Washington’s new secretary of health, Gov. Jay Inslee announced Nov. 17. He replaces John Wiesman, DrPH, MPH, who will join the…

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Additional COVID Guidelines Announced for Washington State

As of November 16th, additional restrictions are in place for the state of Washington, in an attempt to slow the rapidly-increasing spread of COVID-19. Detailed guidelines are available here.

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CHAS Health COVID testing information – Greater Spokane Area

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kelley Charvet, Chief Administrative Officer, CHAS Health Phone: 509.444.8888 Email: communications@chas.org CHAS Health Updates COVID Testing Protocol  Spokane, WA. October 29, 2020 – CHAS Health remains…

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