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

    Menthol Ban Is Worth the Fight

    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.

    Report Urges Primary Care Improvements

    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.

    AAFP Sees Title X Win in Proposed Rule

    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.

    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.

    Family Medicine Advocacy Wins

    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.

    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.