• American Board of Family Medicine Announces Changes to MC-FP Process  

    Updates include unlinking the clinical simulation from the knowledge self-assessment (SAMs) and transitioning all diplomates to an MC-FP point system.
    The changes take effect for all diplomates July 1, 2016.

    Click the button below to read the winter 2016 edition of the ABFM's quarterly newsletter The Phoenix for full details on the transition.

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    Summary and slides available

    Thank you to all who were able to join us for a successful and informative meeting.
    For those who were unable to join us live, we have posted a brief summary of the meeting as well as the slides that were presented.

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    Recommendations for the Use of Influenza Vaccine

    The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has released their recommendations for the use of the influenza vaccine for the 2015-2016 flu season.

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    Family Medicine for America's Health recently released their goals for transforming the nation's primary care system. Visit the link below to learn more about their six key goals and strategic agenda. 

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     Eitrheim 2015

     The WAFP is deeply saddened by the passing of Dave Eitrheim, MD.

    Practicing in Menomonie, Dave was long involved in service to the WAFP and Family Medicine in Wisconsin, including serving many years on the WAFP Board of Directors, culminating in recent terms as WAFP President and Board Chair. 

    Founded in November of 2014, the David C. Eitrheim, MD Rural Resident Scholarship is given annually to a first year resident in a Wisconsin residency program who demonstrates an interest and commitment to rural family medicine.

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Health is Primary

Health is Primary is a three-year communications campaign to advocate for the values of family medicine, demonstrate the benefits of primary care, and engage patients in our health care system.

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The Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians - Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians, a statewide association of more than 2700 members.

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Legislative Update

Wisconsin must add 100 new physicians per year to avoid a shortfall of 2,000 physicians by 2030. The Academy seeks to aid lawmakers in meeting the state's health care demands.

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