• Advocacy Action: The AAFP’s Latest D.C. Work

    AAFP’s Advocacy Visible in Gun Safety Law

    The bipartisan legislation included considerable support for several programs that the AAFP has staunchly advocated for, benefitting primary care practices and patients.

    AAFP Calls for Comprehensive Federal 'Unwinding' Plan

    The Academy recently delivered urgent new guidance to regulators and called for the PHE to continue “through at least the end of calendar year 2022.”

    SUNSET Repeal Answers Academy's Advocacy

    The AAFP’s push for administrative simplification scored a victory as HHS announced withdrawal of a harmful rule mandating thousands of existing regulations be reviewed or rescinded.

    Working for Our Members in Washington

    We have wins to share! Examine the Academy's critical advocacy campaigns as the battle to sustain, support and strengthen family medicine moves forward. Check out the latest in the fight for the specialty.

    AAFP Engages the Biden-Harris Administration

    The Academy is working with President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on priorities that promote interests of family physicians and importance of primary care. Follow the AAFP’s advocacy work with the White House.


    Join the Fight for Family Medicine

    Family medicine is a worthy fight. Lend your voice to the issues most important to you as a family physician with the AAFP’s Speak Out tool, and access toolkits to help you affect change in your area.

    Advocacy By Topic

    Stay informed on both state and federal issues. Learn how the AAFP is advancing family medicine via letters and statements on the issues facing family physicians.

    Congressional Primary Care Caucus

    The bipartisan Congressional Primary Care Caucus educates members of Congress and their staffs on critical primary care issues affecting their districts and advocates for policies that strengthen U.S. primary care.



    Join the AAFP Key Contacts Program

    Learn more about our goal to establish a network that pairs AAFP membership with congressional leadership to help shape the future of family medicine policy.


    Start with State Advocacy

    Learn where your state stands related to emerging issues using our interactive map, and get access to toolkits and resources related to state advocacy.