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

    AAFP Sharpens Focus on Behavioral Health Care

    The Academy is calling for policy that recognizes — and properly supports — family physicians’ front-line work against the nation's growing mental health crisis.

    New Teaching Health Center Boost Is Win for Family Medicine

    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.

    AAFP Wins in the 2022 MPFS

    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.

    Working for Our Members in Washington

    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.

    AAFP Engages the Biden-Harris Administration

    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.

    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.