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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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The AAFP has made these materials for use by journalists to help illustrate the care delivered by family physicians.

About the AAFP

About the AAFP

Founded in 1947, the AAFP represents 136,700 physicians and medical students nationwide. It is the largest medical society devoted solely to primary care. Family physicians conduct approximately one in five office visits -- that’s 192 million visits annually or 48 percent more than the next most visited medical specialty. Today, family physicians provide more care for America’s underserved and rural populations than any other medical specialty. Family medicine’s cornerstone is an ongoing, personal patient-physician relationship focused on integrated care.  To learn more about the specialty of family medicine, the AAFP's positions on issues and clinical care, and for downloadable multi-media highlighting family medicine, visit For information about health care, health conditions and wellness, please visit the AAFP’s award-winning consumer website,



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AAFP Media Contacts

AAFP Main Line (800) 274-2237

Janelle Davis Ext. 6253
Public Relations Strategist

  • 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

  • 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