Adolescent Health Member Interest Group

Established: July 2015

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Visit the Adolescent Health online community and click on "Join Group" connect with other AAFP members who share your professional interests.

NOTE: As a first-time visitor, you will be asked to affirm a Code of Conduct prior to community access.

Foster collaboration, communication, and support among family physicians engaged in adolescent health when you join the Adolescent Health Member Interest Group (MIG). Strengthen the perception and integration of family medicine into the larger adolescent health discipline.

Objectives

  • Promote evidence-based adolescent health care in family medicine.
  • Advocate for educational resources specific to adolescent health care.
  • Foster support for AAFP member interest in adolescent health activities, advocacy, networking, and collaboration.
  • Assist the AAFP in membership recruitment and retention of family physicians engaged in adolescent health care.

Long-term Goals

  • Foster collaboration, communication, and support among family physicians engaged in adolescent health.
  • Strengthen the perception and integration of family medicine into the larger adolescent health discipline.
  • Help family physicians around the country to provide evidence-based high quality care to the adolescents in their practice to ensure that adolescents have a health home with their family physician.
  • Influence policies of the AAFP to support advocacy, education, and public health measures that address adolescent health issues.
  • Increase AAFP membership among family physicians with an interest in adolescent health.
  • Develop leadership of MIG participants by creating opportunities through advocacy and education.

Leadership

Chair: Margaret Riley, MD, FAAFP

Vice Chair: Amy Locke, MD, FAAFP

Secretary: Brandi Shah, MD, MPH

Overseen By: Commission on Health of the Public and Science

Join the Adolescent Health MIG Community

Visit the Adolescent Health online community and click on "Join Group" connect with other AAFP members who share your professional interests.

NOTE: As a first-time visitor, you will be asked to affirm a Code of Conduct prior to community access.

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Questions?

Contact MIG support:

Email mig@aafp.org »

Get the Member Interest Group Information Guide

Download the Group Information Guide for more details about Member Interest Group (MIG) officers, funding, maintenance of MIGs, commission oversight, and more.

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Questions?

Contact MIG support:

Email mig@aafp.org »

Get the Member Interest Group Information Guide

Download the Group Information Guide for more details about Member Interest Group (MIG) officers, funding, maintenance of MIGs, commission oversight, and more.