The AAFP says the proposed federal ban on menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars would be a sweeping victory for public health and equity. The Academy has steadily and loudly advocated for this change. Here’s what happens next.
A comprehensive new Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine report on primary care makes important policy recommendations that reinforce several of the AAFP’s longstanding advocacy positions.
Following the Academy’s sustained push against harmful 2019 changes to the Title X program, HHS has proposed a new rule that would advance health equity and restore robust access to comprehensive health care.
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.
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.
The AAFP fights for policy that protects and advances the speciality of family medicine, our members, their practices, and the health of the public. Keep track of our latest advocacy victories.