Breastfeeding Medicine Member Interest Group

Established: February 2017

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Enhance AAFP member knowledge of breastfeeding medicine and provide ongoing support for AAFP members taking care of breastfeeding families.

Objectives

  • Promote evidence-based care for breastfeeding mothers and infants/toddlers/children.
  • Foster support through networking for AAFP members incorporating breastfeeding medicine in practice.
  • Provide and advocate for enhanced educational resources for AAFP members who would like to learn more about breastfeeding medicine.
  • Empower patients to succeed in their breastfeeding goals.
  • Assist the AAFP in membership recruitment and retention of family physicians engaged in breastfeeding medicine

Long-term Goals

  • Enhance AAFP member knowledge of breastfeeding medicine
  • Provide ongoing support for AAFP Members taking care of breastfeeding families
  • Provide and advocate for enhanced educational resources for AAFP members regarding breastfeeding medicine
  • Create both introductory and advanced medical student/resident educational materials for those who have/have not declared a focus in family medicine that can be taught on family medicine rotations
  • Advocate for breastfeeding policy on local and national levels
  • Empower patients to succeed in their breastfeeding goals
  • Equip Family Physicians to be a recognized resource by other medical specialties/health professionals to address questions regarding breastfeeding medicine

Leadership

Chair: Brynn Lastovica, MD

Vice Chair: Jenna Derr, MD

Secretary: Marinda Wells, MD

Overseen By: Commission on Health of the Public and Science

Join the Breastfeeding Medicine MIG Community

Visit the Breastfeeding 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 »

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