The Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP) Lake Superior Chapter Award recognizes medical students who demonstrate a strong interest in family medicine. This effort launched in 2011; since then, 14 of the 16 award recipients have chosen family medicine as their specialty.Read More Lake Superior Chapter Award Sets Students On a Path to Family Medicine
The 2022 Minnesota Legislative Session has wrapped. Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP) legislative rep Dave Renner, CAE, shares the status of MAFP priorities and what to expect next.Read More 2022 MN Legislative Session Ends
Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP) legislative rep Dave Renner, CAE, shares the latest health-care-related updates from the Minnesota Legislature, including movement on improving how health care payment data is collected and reported, a preceptor tax credit, rural training grants, limiting mid-year formulary disruptions and more.Read More 2022 MN Legislative Session Update: Health Care Payment Data, Preceptor Tax Credit & More
On Thursday, March 17, 2022, Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP) member Emily Onello, MD, assistant professor at the University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth campus, testified in support of SF 3563, legislation which will provide tax credits to precepting physicians and other health care clinicians that serve as preceptors in Minnesota.Read More Support SF 3563: Physician Preceptor Tax Credit
Point-of-care ultrasonography (POCUS) has increased in popularity due to improved technology, lower costs and more portability of new handheld machines. Medical schools and family medicine residency programs are now incorporating POCUS into their training programs.
Dennis Peterson, MD, co-associate program director of the University of Minnesota CentraCare/St. Cloud Family Medicine Residency asks, how can we advance the education of practicing Minnesota family physicians who have interest in learning POCUS skills?Read More Point-of-Care Ultrasonography in MN