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The District of Columbia Academy of Family Physicians (DCAFP) is a state chapter of the American Academy of Family Physicians. A membership organization for DC Family Physicians, the Academy advocates for Family Physicians and our patients, and conducts continuing medical education for Family Physicians.


  • DCAFP Board Meeting  April 13, 2016 - Howard University 6:30PM-8:00PM
  • DCAFP Board of Directors Meeting (open): May 11, 2016 - Providence Hospital 6:30PM-8:00 PM
       See a calendar of all events for the year.

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ANNOUNCEMENTS




AAFP National Conference
for Residents and Medical Students 

The DC Academy of Family Physicians (DCAFP) is pleased to provide $700 scholarships to one medical student and one resident from each of the following local medical institutions to attend the National Conference July 28-30 in Kansas City, MO:

  • ATSU-SOMA/Unity Healthcare/The Wright Center
  • George Washington University School of Medicine
  • Georgetown University    
  • Howard University 
If you are interested in applying, please complete the application form and e-mail it to exec@dcafp.org by Wednesday, June 1. Winners will be notified by Friday, June 10, 2016. 

For more information about the conference click here.


AAFP Family Medicine Congressional Conference (FMCC)

Congratulations to Dr. Kandie Tate, recipient of the DCAFP scholarship! Dr. Tate will attend FMCC April 18-19, 2016 in Washington, DC and meet with Congress along with fellow family physicians as an advocate for the specialty on payment reform, graduate medical education (GME) and other topics. 

For more information about the conference click here.

 

AAFP National Conference of Constituencies Leaders

The DCAFP is seeking delegates to the American Academy of Family Physicians National Conference of Constituencies Leaders (NCCL) to be held Thursday-Saturday, May 5-7, 2016, in Kansas City, MO.   

Delegation:    
  • James Huang, MD 
  • LaTasha Seliby, MD
  • Kandie Tate, MD
  • Johnny Guzman, DO
  • International Medical Graduate (open)
During NCCL delegates will meet similar family physicians from across the United States, discuss and develop resolutions that shape AAFP policies, and have the chance to be elected for various leadership positions for the next NCCL or as a delegate to the annual AAFP Congress of Delegates. 

If you are interested in applying, please contact the DCAFP office: exec@dcafp.orgDelegates are confirmed on a first-come, first serve basis. To learn more about NCCL click here.

 
Student Externship Program
 
The District of Columbia Academy of Family Physicians is pleased to announce our scholarship recipients for the 2016 Summer Externship. Congratulations!
  • Anne Yeung - Georgetown University      
  • Cara Smith - Howard University
  • Lamere Buchanan - Howard University
The DCAFP Externship Program is a 6-week research and clinical experience for rising 2nd year medical students. The program is designed to offer students the opportunity to learn about primary care research conducted by family physicians while being exposed the daily life of a practicing community family physician. Students will be matched with family physicians conducting research projects compatible with the student's area of interest (clinical research, global health, medical writing) and will be assigned a project with a specific achievable goal that could lend itself to future involvement, for example in a 4th year elective. Students will also spend 2-3 days a week working alongside a community family physician for the duration of the externship. Students will present their work at the 2016 DCAFP Annual Meeting.
 

 

 


Patient Centered Medical Home 
 


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For Patients

Physician Finder: Use WebMD's tool locate a Family Physician.

Search the American Board of Family Medicine Web site to verify that a Physician is Board Certified in Family Medicine.

Information on Zika Viurs at the
DC Dept of health page.

Information for patients on medical conditions FamilyDoctor.org or MedlinePlus 

 

Links

AAFP - www.aafp.org

ABFM - https://www.theabfm.org/



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