2023 “MAFP Member Advocacy Day” Date Announced!  We will be back together on February 1, 2023, in Augusta.  This year our event is conjunction with the MMA’s Annual “Physician’s Day at the Legislature”.

The “MAFP Member Advocacy Day” is an annual event exclusively for MAFP Members! We encourage you to join your MAFP Family Physician colleagues from across Maine in Augusta for this special Member-Only event. The MAFP Member Advocacy Day is a great opportunity to join with your colleagues from across Maine to meet with State legislators to advocate for Family Medicine and the health of all Mainers.

This event is FREE and exclusive to MAFP Members in good standing.  2023 Date is February 1st - this is a Member-Only Event - Invitation and Registration notice has been emailed to all members.  If you are a member but haven't received your invitation, please email the MAFP Executive Director for the Registration link.  (Registration closes January 23rd)

Physicians’ Day at the Legislature” 2023 Date Just announced for February 2, 2023!
“Physicians Day at the Legislature” is a bi-annual event sponsored by the Maine Medical Association (MMA). Questions can be addressed to: Dianna Poulin, 207-480-4194.

“Doctor of the Day” at the Maine Legislature: Participate in the process as a “Doctor of the Day” at the Maine legislature. In addition to familiarizing yourself with Maine’s legislative process and meeting your legislators, you may have your children serve as “Honorary Pages” during your visit. This is a great opportunity to meet your legislators and increase visibility of family medicine. (The “Doctor of the Day” program is sponsored by the Maine Medical Association.) For more information and to Register go to: https://www.mainemed.com/doctor-day

Maine Medical Association (MMA) Legislative Committee: The MMA Legislative Committee holds weekly conference call during the legislative session to review and finalize the MMA’s position on bills printed that week, to hear the views of specialty societies on the new bills or their concerns about any health policy issues, and to discuss the highlights of legislative action that week.
For more information or to join the calls, please contact Dan Morin, MMA Director of Governmental Affairs and Communications at dmorin@mainemed.com or 207-480-4199. MAFP Board members participate on every call.