The Washington Academy of Family Physicians (WAFP) is comprised of physicians, residents and students who specialize in Family Medicine. With more than 3,200 members, WAFP is the largest medical specialty professional organization in Washington. The Academy works to inform and support family physicians, influence the development of health care policy that will provide optimal healthcare for everyone in Washington State, and strives to promote interest in Family Medicine and supports efforts in Washington State Medical Schools and Residency programs to provide high quality family medicine education programs.
The WAFP is the Washington State chapter of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP).
The Academy is governed by a Board of Directors which reviews and carries out Academy policy as developed by the Academy’s House of Delegates. WAFP members may serve on committees, commissions and task forces which study, analyze, and make informed policy recommendations to the Board, as well as execute a variety of projects to support family physicians and enhance the specialty. It is is represented by 17 local chapters that encompass one or more Washington State county, as well as one resident and one student chapter.
The WAFP maintains its headquarters in Bellevue, Washington. Please visit our Contact Us page for more information including a mailing address.