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  • PCMH


    With its emphasis on coordinated care, quality, safety and a more robust
    patient-physician relationship,the Patient-Centered Medical Home
    (PCMH) care model is a major focus of the PAFP.



    The PAFP is committed to helping family physicians
    achieve productive practices through its advocacy and
    lobbying efforts to achieve more affordable, efficient,
    higher-quality health care.

  • CME


    Family physicians love the PAFP's CME courses,
    including both live events and online webcasts
    on a variety of clinical topics and with a strong
    focus on evidence-based data.



    Dedicated to improving public health through family practice,
    PAFP provides a wealth of information with webcasts, tip sheets,
    FAQs and initiatives like the "Tar Wars" campaign.

  • QI


    Assisting practices with the PCMH model, providing expertise
    on electronic health records systems (EHRs) and improving outcomes,
    the PAFP is committed to improving the quality of care physicians provide.



    Education goes digital with the PAFP’s library of free online webcasts, allowing Pennsylvania’s family physicians to continue their lifelong learning conveniently at a time and place that fits their busy schedule.

  Government Affairs: SCOTUS Health Law Decision: What's at Stake May 27, 2015
A U.S. Supreme Court decision next month will decide if Affordable Care Act enrollees in states that didn't set up their own heath care exchanges will be allowed to keep federal funds. The Week reports nearly 10 million newly insured patients' coverage is at stake. The PAFP will continue to follow this important story.

  Education: Chesapeake CME Conference Just 2 Months Away May 26, 2015
The PAFP's Chesapeake Summer Escape CME Conference is just two months away! The conference, from July 26-29, will feature more than 16 CME credits on a variety of topics; special events will include a crab feast dinner, an "Iron Chef"-style competition, and eco-adventures like kayaking. Register today!
  Public Health: Practice Food Safety This Memorial Day May 22, 2015
Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer for many, and that means firing up the grill for cookouts and picnics galore! But there's more to worry about than sunburn and bee stings when you're eating outdoors. Click here for some great food safety tips from the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, and have a fun weekend!
  Featured News: 2013-2014 PAFP Foundation Impact Report Now Available
From quality improvement to workforce development, the PAFP Foundation works to improve health care access, delivery, and outcomes through robust programming. In the just-released PAFP Foundation 2013-2014 Impact Report, you can see how these programs are making a difference across Pennsylvania.

  Featured News: Speak Out for Patient Safety in Pennsylvania
The Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners is again seeking to end collaborative agreements - vital to patient safety - through legislation known as the Modernization of the Professional Nursing Law. Oppose the House Bill here and the Senate Bill here through the AAFP's Speak Out tool to protect patient safety!






July 26-29, 2015 
Chesapeake Summer Escape CME Conference 
Details and registration 
November 6-8, 2015
Allentown CME Conference
July 2-7, 2016
PAFP Foundation 2016 CME Cruise 
Details and registration

 New: Valley Forge Handouts
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