Views From the 2017 Congress of Delegates and Family Medicine Experience

Thousands of enthusiastic family physicians, their guests and others flocked to San Antonio for the 2017 Congress of Delegates and Family Medicine Experience Sept. 11-16.  

Meet the New AAFP President

Learn about new AAFP President Michael Munger, M.D., of Overland Park, Kan. After more than three decades in practice -- both as an independent practice owner and as an employed physician -- Munger can relate to what his FP colleagues are going through.

2018 FPOY Honored

2018 Family Physician of the Year Gerard Hevern, M.D., of Suncook, N.H., has spent much of his professional life caring for patients with addiction disorders. He was honored during the 2017 Family Medicine Experience for his work in treating addiction and providing pain management services, as well as for training other health care professionals to tackle the opioid crisis.

Physician Health First

AAFP Senior Vice President for Education Clif Knight, M.D., introduces Physician Health First, the first-ever comprehensive initiative devoted to boosting the well-being and professional satisfaction of family physicians. Discover why the Academy has made improving physician well-being its mission and how the AAFP is working to reverse the trend toward family physician fatigue and burnout.

The EveryONE Project

By establishing its Center for Diversity and Health Equity, the AAFP is taking a lead role in the struggle to overcome widespread health inequities. Learn about The EveryONE Project, the Academy’s new initiative to confront health disparities head on.