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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.

  Public Health: New York City Doctor Being Treated for Ebola Oct. 24, 2014
A doctor in New York City is being treated for Ebola. The New York Times reports 33-year-old Dr. Craig Spencer had recently returned from Guinea, where he cared for patients with the disease. Investigators are trying to retrace his steps; however, health and government officials say there's no need for alarm.
  Communications: Video and More: AAFP President-Elect Wanda Filer, MD Oct. 23, 2014
Dr. Wanda Filer, a familiar face to many in Central Pennsylvania, will become the American Academy of Family Physicians' president in 2015. Click here to read a statement from the PAFP, and don't forget to listen to her post-election speech (Fourth Session video, 60:00 mark - login is required to view page).
  Members: Presenting AAFP President-Elect Wanda Filer, MD Oct. 22, 2014
The Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians is excited to announce that longtime member and PAFP past-president Wanda Filer, MD, MBA, FAAFP, has been elected to the position of president-elect of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Congratulations, Dr. Filer! We are so proud.
  Education: Tons of CME (Plenty Free!) Coming Your Way Oct. 21, 2014
Nowhere can you get more bang for your CME buck than with the PAFP! From the South Central Chapter Conference to the Introduction to Primary Care webinar, our Emergency Preparedness and Essential Care series, and the Pittsburgh CME Conference, the rest of 2014 is packed with educational offerings!
  Featured News: Introducing Primary Healthcare Consultants
After months of research, planning, and development, the PAFP is proud to introduce Primary Healthcare Consultants. From Meaningful Use to patient-centered medical home transformation, Primary Healthcare Consultants is dedicated to practice solutions and innovation. Click here to visit the website!






October 29, 2014
Introduction to Direct Primary Care Webinar
(details and registration)
November 1, 2014
PAFP South Central Chapter Fall Conference
(details and registration)
Nov. 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 2014 
Emergency Preparedness and Primary Care
(details and registration
November 7, 8  2014
Essential Care for Older Adults Series
(details and registration)
November 7 - 9, 2014
Pittsburgh CME Conference & Live Streaming
(details and registration)

November 7, 2014
SAM Study Group
Topic: Well Child Care (details)

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