Come help us Celebrate 65 years!
April 6 - 8, 2016
at the Ramada Inn & Conference Center in Lewiston, Maine
Details of Schedule and Registration available HERE
January Health Awareness - (click on a title to access links)
- Cervical Health Awareness Month
- National Birth Defects Prevention Month
- National Glaucoma Awareness Month
- National Radon Action Month
- National Stalking Awareness Month
- National Winter Sports TBI Awareness Month
- Thyroid Awareness Month
- Jan 25 - 31, 2016 - National Drug Facts Week
(info from: Healthfinder.gov)
Ann Dorney MD recently received the Dr. Roger A Renfrew Award for Individual Commitment to Public Health
(pictured here with Alan Duplessis, 2013 award recipient)
Family doctors provide ongoing, total health care for you and your family. Family doctors see all ages of patients and can treat almost any health problem. Family physicians are dedicated to treating the whole person.
Learn How HERE
Have you taken advantage of these free concussion safety resources? The AAFP is working to raise awareness of the more than 1.6 million sport- and recreation-related concussions that occur in the United States each year.
Watch a series of three webcasts designed to provide you with sport concussion basics and knowledge on individual care-based management. In addition to the webcasts, there’s a free brochure available to help your patients understand what a concussion is, learn about long-term brain health in athletes, as well as the limitations of protective equipment.
Alternative Models of Care:
Focus on Fitness & Nutrition:
NEW AAFP Patient Education Nutrition Toolkit Available:
A new Patient Education Nutrition Toolkit designed to help facilitate a dialog with patients on nutrition is available to AAFP members. The free toolkit has more than 300 nutrition elements.
Focus on Chronic Disease Management:
Nominations for Maine Family Physician of the Year Now Open!
Since 1987, twenty-five Family Physicians have been recognized by the Maine Academy of Family Physicians as Maine Family Physician of the Year. They were nominated for the award by colleagues and patients. This award recognizes a Family Physician who is a member of the Maine AFP and who represents the compassion, care and values of the traditional Family Doctor.
Deadline for receipt of complete Nomination Packet - February 28, 2016.
Eligibility Criteria and Nomination Information HERE
If you have news or know of a MAFP Member who is making news - Please contact the MAFP office. Use subject line "Member News"
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