Member Interest Group

Emergency Medicine/Urgent Care

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Established: September 2010

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)

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Leadership

Chair: Danny Greig, MD, FAAFP

Vice Chair: Tony Gerard, MD, FAAFP

Secretary: Kim Yu, MD, FAAFP

ACEP Liaison: Tony Gerard, MD, FAAFP

Education Liaison: Kim Bullock, MD, FAAFP

MIG Information Guide

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Leadership

Chair: Danny Greig, MD, FAAFP

Vice Chair: Tony Gerard, MD, FAAFP

Secretary: Kim Yu, MD, FAAFP

ACEP Liaison: Tony Gerard, MD, FAAFP

Education Liaison: Kim Bullock, MD, FAAFP