On May 21, nearly 300 family physicians, including a record setting number of CAFP members, advanced on the US Capitol to meet with their Representatives and Senators and urge their support for important legislation. The 2019 Family Medicine Advocacy Summit (FMAS) focused on five core issues:
More than 280 meetings were scheduled and #FMAS19 trended in DC – with nearly 4 million potential impressions. You can help the fight for family medicine by using AAFP’s SPEAK OUT website and urging Congress to reauthorize and fully fund the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education program. Tell your policy makers to Support Training for the Next Generation of Family Physicians!