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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.

  Governance: How Do You Feel about PAFP Leadership? Dec. 17, 2014
All dues-paying members of the Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians have a say in the way this organization is governed. Let us know how you feel about the PAFP's leadership, effectiveness, and future by clicking here and taking a survey. We truly appreciate and value the opinions of each PAFP member.

  Practice Advocacy: Register for MA Cessation Counseling Payment Dec. 16, 2014
Register for Pennsylvania's Tobacco Cessation Registry to submit payment for smoking cessation services provided to your Medical Assistance patients. Receive $19.33 per patient for cessation counseling. You must be enrolled in MA and the registry in order to be eligible for payment. Click here to register.
  Patients: Final Day to Sign Up on Exchange for Jan. 1 Coverage Dec. 15, 2014
Patients shopping on the federal health care exchange who would like to be covered by Jan. 1 must sign up by today. According to WITF, unlike last year, the marketplace website at seems to be working smoothly. Those who go into 2015 uninsured will face a steeper fine this year than in 2014.
  Members: Help Us Develop Chronic Pain Toolkit Dec. 12, 2014
The PAPF's Practice Advocacy and Health of the Public Commission is developing a chronic pain toolkit. If you have or know of any credible websites, CME opportunities, physician best practices, or other information, join the Chronic Pain Treatment Best Practices and Resources Repository on the PAFP Community.
  Featured News: Watch Introduction to Direct Primary Care Web Panel
Direct primary care (DPC) is an exciting and innovative practice model which offers a unique member-based approach eliminating fee-for-service incentives in primary care. In October, the PAFP hosted a live online panel discussion on DPC; you can view the event and the Q-and-A which followed by clicking here.






January 14-15, 21-22, 28-29, 2015
Emergency Preparedness and Primary Care
(details and registration

March 19-22, 2015
Valley Forge CME Conference and Annual Business Meeting 
Details and registration coming soon! 
April 15-26, 2014
PAFP Foundation Online Auction

July 26-29, 2015 
Chesapeake CME Summer Escape 
NEW! Pittsburgh CME Conference Handouts
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