AAFP Foundation partners with Heart To Heart International (HHI) & International Medical Corps (IMC) - they have been on the ground since these hurricanes struck.

Donations to the AAFP Foundation's designated for "Disaster Relief: 2017 Hurricane Season" will be distributed between these two organizations where the need is greatest.

More information and to DONATE HERE

 

 

 

Opioids In Maine -   Deadline for E-Prescribing extended to August 1, 2017!  To be clear, this grace period only applies to the e-prescribing mandate. Chapter 488 Law is still fully in effect.  After the grace period, penalties for individuals who violate this section of the law will be enacted. If you need to apply for an e-Rx waiver, please visit the SAMHS PMP website to complete and submit your application:

Maine Prescribing Law - FACT SHEET (with timeline for implementation) updated 6/21

Resources for Physicians - Treating Abuse, Compassionate Tapering, Education, etc. - MAFP Resource Page HERE

"Human Trafficking in Maine: Human trafficking is an issue around the world, as well as right here in Aroostook County"  (WGME April 2017)

WGME Video - April 2017

Identifying Human Trafficking Victims: How Physicians Can Help (AOA)

Human Trafficking Victim Identification Toolkit for Physicians and other Medical Professionals

Opioid Issues:

  Resource Page - Prescribing, the Maine Law, Resources


Tick Borne & Other Vector Disease Resources  

   


  

CDC Updates Guidance on Zika Testing for Pregnant Women

Zika Virus: Updated Guidance and Recommendations for Family Physicians

CDC- ZIKA Updates

Maine DHHS Health Alert Network (HAN) - sign up HERE for ZIKA Virus as well as other Health Updates


Members in the News

If you have news or know of a MAFP Member who is making news - Please contact the MAFP office.  Use subject line "Member News"

26th Annual MAFP Family Medicine Update
April 4 - 7, 2018
Black Bear Inn & Conference Center, Orono

More information & On-Line Registration Link HERE


Do You Perform DOT Exams?

Visit our NRCME Resource page for all the information you need to get trained, certified, and licensed.

 

 

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