These political giving programs are a vital part of this plan. The purpose is to highlight a WAFP member who is actively involved with the WIFamMedPAC or the Legislative Involvement Fund (LIF). Contributing ensures that both patients and the practice of Family Medicine are protected at the state level.
Wisconsin and the nation face a significant and growing primary care physician shortage. This is due to underproduction, financial pressure and outdated payment and care delivery models. We have recommendations to remedy this problem.
The October edition of the ABFM's Phoenix newsletter include a variety of important updates for ABFM diplomates. Click here to read the full version of the newsletter. Highlights are included below.
In his president's message, ABFM President James Puffer, MD explains the process ABFM undertook to move towards the new longitudinal assessment model. More information on the longitudinal assessment can be found here.