•  New CME Requirement in Effect 
       

    The Department of Safety and Professional Services Takes Another Step in Fighting Opioid Abuse
     
    MEB Creates Emergency Rule Relating to Opioid Prescribing Guideline

     

     

         

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  •  Tell Congress to Protect the Successful THCGME Program 
       

    The Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) program is instrumental in addressing the shortage of primary care physicians, but its most important program is at risk. 
     
    Tell your representative that primary care is at risk.

     

     

         

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  •  Get Your Practice MACRA Ready

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    MACRA Ready is an initiative to help get family physicians prepared and up to date on all things MACRA. Leran more about MACRA and what it means for you on our Payment Reform page.

     

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  •  Physician Well Being Resources Available  

    The WAFP has launched a new page of resources dedicated to member physician well-being. Topics include joy in practice, dealing with and avoiding physician burnout, and reducing stress in the workplace. 
     
    Information is available under the Resources menu at the top of the page.

     

     

         

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  • 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 January 2016 edition of the ABFM's quarterly newsletter The Phoenix for full details  on the transition.

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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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WAFP-Foundation

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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