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AAFP Media Kits focus on specific health policy topics that affect the quality, accessibility and cost of health care for all Americans. They provide comprehensive background, including AAFP policy papers, independent and AAFP-generated research, independent and AAFP-generated data, downloadable infographics, and links to other resources.

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About the AAFP

About the AAFP

Founded in 1947, the American Academy of Family Physicians represents 134,600 physicians and medical students nationwide, and it is the only medical society devoted solely to primary care.

Family physicians conduct approximately one in five of the total medical office visits in the United States per year – more than any other specialty. Family physicians provide comprehensive, evidence-based, and cost-effective care dedicated to improving the health of patients, families and communities. Family medicine’s cornerstone is an ongoing and personal patient-physician relationship where the family physician serves as the hub of each patient’s integrated care team. More Americans depend on family physicians than on any other medical specialty.

To learn more about the AAFP and family medicine, visit www.aafp.org/media. Follow us on Twitter(twitter.com), and like us on Facebook(www.facebook.com). For information about health care, health conditions and wellness, visit the AAFP’s award-winning consumer website, www.familydoctor.org(familydoctor.org).

 

 

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AAFP Media Contacts

AAFP Main Line (800) 274-2237

Janelle Davis Ext. 6253
Public Relations Strategist
jdavis@aafp.org

  • Practice management (coding, RUC, quality improvement initiatives, health care reform implementation in the practice, etc.)
  • CMS Innovation Center initiatives (e.g., TCPI, CPC, CPC+)
  • Impact of physician payment policy
  • Physician career/professional development (CME, Physiican wellbeing)
  • Family Physician of the Year
  • Annals of Family Medicine research journal
  • Choosing Wisely
  • Health of the Public and Science
  • Center for Diversity and Health Equity
  • National Research Network (NRN)
  • AAFP Foundation

Megan Moriarty Ext. 6052
Public Relations Strategist
mmoriarty@aafp.org

  • Health IT (EHRs, artificial intelligence, clinical data repositories, patient registries)
  • CMS Innovation Center initiatives (e.g., AI Health Outcomes Challenge)
  • Telehealth
  • Mobile Apps and Devices
  • Health care delivery systems and alternative practice models (e.g., medical home, direct primary care, accountable care organizations)
  • Retail clinics and medical kiosks
  • Value-based payment implementation and alternative payment models
  • Private sector advocacy
  • Administrative complexity
  • Government relations/public policy, including health care legislation, appropriations and federal budget
  • Robert Graham Center for Policy Studies in Family Medicine and Primary Care
  • Legal and regulatory issues
  • Medical education and primary care workforce legislation and policy

Barbara Kowalski Ext. 6051
Public Relations Systems Specialist
bkowalsk@aafp.org

  • AAFP Family Medicine Experience (FMX)