Mission and Vision

We are physicians, residents, and students who specialize in Family Medicine. We empower and support family physicians caring for patients, families, and communities to advance health for all people in Washington State.


Thriving family physicians, and healthy people and communities throughout Washington State.

Core Values

Mission-driven • Mutual respect • Service excellence • Stewardship • Evidence-based • Everyone deserves a family physician

The Washington Academy of Family Physicians (WAFP) is a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit organization. With approximately 4,000 members, WAFP is the largest medical specialty organization in Washington state.

The Academy works to inform and support family physicians, influence policy, promote interest in family medicine, and support high-quality family medicine education programs in our state.

A Board of Directors leads the Academy’s work on behalf of our members. Members are invited to get involved.

Nurse Helping a Patient