The Academy is calling for policy that recognizes — and properly supports — family physicians’ front-line work against the nation's growing mental health crisis.
The Health Resources and Services Administration's recent announcement that it would allocate $19.2 million to strengthen community-based residency programs for primary care and dental residents in rural and underserved areas marks a significant victory for AAFP advocacy.
The 2022 Medicare physician fee schedule and Quality Payment Program final rule delivers several family medicine wins following staunch Academy advocacy — including a long-overdue increase to clinical labor pricing.
We've got wins to share! Examining 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.
The Academy is working with President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on priorities that promote the interests of family physicians and the importance of primary care. Follow the AAFP’s advocacy work with the new White House.
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.