Issues of the WAFP E-Newsletter between six months and one year old are listed below. For older issues, please contact us at

January 2018

  • Join Us at the 2018 House of Delegates
  • PALI Welcomes WAFP Members from Across the State to Olympia
  • Are Family Physicians the Key to Turning the Tide on the Opioid Crisis?
  • More Than 108,000 DOs Practicing in the U.S.; DO Students Have Grown 85 Percent in Past Decade

December 2017

  • UW School of Law Releases Analysis of Volk
  • Nominations are Being Accepted for the Resident, Medical Student Scholarships
  • Flu Activity Increasing, According to DOH and CDC
  • Study Shows Anti-Vaccine Parents Value Liberty, Purity

November 2017

  • Nominations are Open for Family Physician of the Year, Family Medicine Educator of the Year
  • PALI to be Held in Olympia on Jan. 24; Sign Up Today!
  • Washington Beats National Average in 7 of 10 Childhood Vaccines
  • Google to Pursue Research to Automate Clinical Notetaking

October 2017

  • Ely, Nehrenberg Appointed to AAFP Positions
  • Deadline for Vision 2020 Applications Extended to Nov. 17
  • DOH Seeks Physicians for MQAC Board
  • Susan Birch to Become Director of HCA

September 2017

  • WAFP Board Approves 2018-2020 Strategic Plan
  • Two Members Added to Washington FamilyMedPAC Board Amid Reinvigoration Efforts
  • Both WAFP Resolutions Adopted at AAFP Congress of Delegates
  • DMS Sunrise Review Canceled

August 2017

  • 2018 House of Delegates and Annual Scientific Assembly
  • WAFP Among Numerous Groups Opposing Doctor of Medical Sciences Licensure
  • DOH Plans Statewide Meetings Ahead of New Opioid Laws
  • ESFCOM Welcomes Inaugural Class of 60 Medical Students

July 2017

  • Vision 2020 Offers Members Opportunities for Leadership and Advocacy Skill Development
  • AAFP Now Accepting Nominations for Commissions, AMA Delegation, ABFM Director
  • WAFP Speaks with HCA on Washington’s Medicaid Transformation Demonstration Project
  • ACIP Again Recommends Against LAIV for 2017-2018 Flu Season