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 This is due to underprouction, financial pressure and outdated payment and care delivery models. We have recommendations to remedy this problem.
The WAFP has a number of committees that cover an array of subjects and specialties, as described below. Please contact us if you are interested in serving on a committee, or have any questions regarding committees.
The Legislative Committee reviews and recommends policy on all national, state and local legislation affecting the practice of medicine, scope of practice, access and medical liability.
Value-Based Medical Home Committee (formerly the PCMH Committee)
The VBMH Committee addresses practice transformation and payment reform at practice, payor, and public policy levels.
Physician Wellbeing Workgroup
The Physician Wellbeing Workgroup is charged with identifying opportunities and strategies for communicating and promoting wellness information and opportunities to WAFP members.
Student & Resident Committee
The Student and Resident Committee interacts with Residency Programs from a member value standpoint. Work with students to connect mentors and advocate interest in Family Medicine & FMIG activities.
The Membership Committee is responsible for maintaining a member benefits program and coordinating communication with members. Oversight of all communications, surveys, marketing plans, and member programs.
Member Value Development Workgroup
The Member Value Development Workgroup addresses strategic initiatives to identify value of membership and implement strategies to enhance value on the part of members and member employers.