Emergency Medicine/Urgent Care Member Interest Group

Established: September 2010

Join the Emergency Medicine/Urgent Care MIG Community

Visit the Emergency Medicine/Urgent Care online community and click on "Join Group" to 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.

Promote workforce policies, educational goals, and credentialing standards that are consistent with the AAFP policy on family physicians in emergency medicine when you join the Emergency Medicine/Urgen Care Member Interest Group (MIG).

Objective

  • Promote workforce policies, educational goals, and credentialing standards that are consistent with the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) policy on family physicians in emergency medicine
  • Assist the AAFP in membership recruitment and retention of family physicians who practice emergency medicine or in an urgent care setting.

Long-term Goals

  • Develop a white paper on emergency medicine/urgent care and their role in the patient-centered medical home (PCMH)
  • Develop a white paper on access to emergency care and the role of the family physician, with an emphasis on rural/underserved communities
  • Propose to the American Board of Family Medicine the development of a Maintenance of Certification Part IV module in emergency medicine (possibly using materials already produced by other organizations, such as the American College of Emergency Physicians’ Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment)

Leadership

Chair: Leo Lamsen, MD, FAAFP

Vice Chair: Gerald Banks, MD

Secretary: Erin Griffeth, DO

Education Liaison: Kim Bullock, MD, FAAFP

Social Media Strategist/Urgent Care Officer: Kim Yu, MD, FAAFP

Join the Emergency Medicine/Urgent Care MIG Community

Visit the Emergency Medicine/Urgent Care online community and click on "Join Group" to 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?

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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.