Independent Solo/Small Group Practice Member Interest Group

Established: July 2014

Join the Independent Solo/Small Group Practice MIG Community

Visit the Independent Solo/Small Group Practice 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.

Represent the interests of AAFP members who practice in independent solo and small group practices when you join the Independent Solo/Small Group Practice Member Interest Group (MIG). Advocate policies that enable independent solo and small group practices to deliver the highest quality of care while remaining financially viable.

Objectives

  • Represent the interests of American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) members who practice in independent solo and small group practices
  • Serve as a resource for physicians interested in starting an independent solo or small group practice
  • Promote discussion and communication within the AAFP of issues relevant to independent solo and small group practices
  • Advocate policies that enable independent solo and small group practices to deliver the highest quality of care while remaining financially viable
  • Foster leadership skills among independent solo and small group physicians so they can better serve as a resource of expertise for the AAFP
  • Assist the AAFP in membership recruitment and retention of family physicians who practice in independent solo or small group practices.

Long-term Goals

  • Establish communication between AAFP members, leadership, and all levels of organization within the AAFP to ensure input and feedback on issues and activities related to independent solo and small group practice
  • Be a resource for medical students, family medicine residents, and AAFP members interested in establishing an independent solo or small group practice
  • Contribute to planning program content for the annual AAFP Assembly that is relevant to members who are interested in or practice in independent solo and small group practices
  • Provide opportunities for collaboration among AAFP members who are in independent solo or small group practices, as well as collaboration with other medical organizations whose members support and promote independent solo and small group practices
  • Be a resource for AAFP leadership to identify leadership needs and develop leadership skills in members of the AAFP who are in independent solo and small group practices

Leadership

Chair: Kathleen A. Saradarian, MD, FAAFP

Vice Chair: Scott Macleod, MD

Secretary: Pennie Marchetti, MD, FAAFP

Join the Independent Solo/Small Group Practice MIG Community

Visit the Independent Solo/Small Group Practice 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?

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.