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WAFP Mourns the Loss of Dr. Jonathan Sugarman
The Washington Academy of Family Physicians is heartbroken to learn of the passing of Jonathan Sugarman, MD, MPH, FAAFP. Dr. Sugarman is a former WAFP president (2008-09), represented WAFP at ...
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CME: Uncovering and Navigating Racism in the Mental Health System
The Washington State Department of Health is offering a two-part CME to help clinicians, support staff, or anyone who works with children and young people. "Navigating Racism in the Mental ...
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AAFP Adds Webpage for New Regulations for Physicians Who Prescribe Controlled Substances
The MATE Act, recently passed by Congress, changes requirements for physicians who prescribe controlled substances -- most notably by requiring the completion of a one-time, eight-hour training session prior to ...
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Make Your Voice Heard on Resolutions to the 2023 WAFP House of Delegates
WAFP members now may submit written testimony for the resolutions that will be debated by the 2023 House of Delegates. The House will consider nine resolutions and one bylaws amendment. ...
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DOH to End Masking Mandate in Health Care Facilities on April 3
The Washington State Department of Health has announced that its masking directive for health care, long-term care, and adult correctional facilities for people ages 5 and up will end April ...
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Spring 2023

On page 9 of the Spring 2023 Washington Family Physician, a photo from the 2023 Family Medicine Advocacy Day event included a cutline that misidentified one of the people in the photo. The correct person in the photo is Andrew Wei, MD. The WAFP apologizes for the error. Clicking on the thumbnail above will load a revised version.

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