Maryland Academy of Family Physicians

Maryland Academy of Family Physicians

Maryland’s largest organization dedicated to the advancement of Family Medicine

The Maryland Academy of Family Physicians is the largest professional medical specialty society in Maryland. Its 1500+ members are practicing family physicians, family physicians in training and medical students.

The MDAFP promotes the science and art of Family Medicine and works toward providing Marylanders with well-trained family physicians who render the highest quality care for their patients. The Academy provides advocacy, representation and leadership for the specialty of family practice.

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Welcome to Maryland Academy of Family Physicians

Upcoming MDAFP & KSA Events

Family Medicine Advocacy Day

Save the Date: Thurdsay, February 6, 2025

Historic Inns of Annapolis Governor Calvert House

2024 Annual Meeting and Winter Refresher

February 23 - 25, 2024

Graduate Annapolis Hotel

latest news

News and noteworthy information about Maryland Academy of Family Physicians and Family Medicine.

January 02, 2024

In Memory of Christne Marino, MD, FAAFP

It is with a heavy heart that we share the passing of MDAFP past president, Christine Marino, MD, FAAFP. Please view her obituary for more information about her life and the funeral on January 4.

December 13, 2023

Maryland Medicaid’s Preferred Drug List (PDL)

Effective January 1, 2024

December 13, 2023

Advisory 253 Brand vs Generic (DAW6) Changes to Maryland Medicaid’s Preferred Drug List (PDL)

Brand vs Generic (DAW6) Changes to Maryland Medicaid’s Preferred Drug List (PDL)

October 09, 2023

COVID-19: Updated Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine, Adjuvanted for Patients 12 & Older

On October 3, the FDA amended the emergency use authorization of the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine, Adjuvanted to include the 2023–2024 formula.

September 27, 2023

50 Things You Should Know about FASD During FASD50

September is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) awareness month, and AAFP has just launched a few resources for members.

August 15, 2023

Immunization: Protect Your Patients

Fewer than 25% of adults get their recommended vaccines, and minority populations have even lower immunization rates

July 27, 2023

PSA from the Maryland Health Care Commission

The Maryland Health Care Commission (MHCC) is excited to share an Advance Directives Public Service Announcement (PSA).

June 26, 2023

MATE Act Training Resources

The training requirement is for prescribers of controlled substances in schedules II, III, IV, and V to complete a one-time, eight-hour training prior to their first registration or renewal of their DEA license.

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MDAFP Member App

We are pleased to announce a new members only feature – the MDAFP Member App!

Resources will now be available at your fingertips as easily and accessibly as possible.

This new tool is design specifically with you, a MDAFP member, in mind so you can engage with the Academy and each other with relevant content, networking, resources and exclusive member events.

Download Today to Start Using these Tools Wherever You Go!

MDAFP Member App
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Learn about AAFP membership and all the tools at your disposal

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Explore family medicine with a free student membership

You already know the journey you’re on will be worth it, but it doesn’t hurt to have a community to lean on while you're a medical student.

Join the thousands of members who have gone before you in networking, learning, and growing as physicians together when you become part of the (AAFP).


Get More from Your Family Medicine Residency with the AAFP

As a family medicine resident, you'll experience the widest scope of medicine—and we're here to support you along the way.

Surround yourself with people who understand what it means to be a family physician. You'll find exactly that at the AAFP. So, what are you waiting for? Join Today!


You won’t find another organization that gets how hard you work

You and your fellow family medicine physicians work hard. Your patients count on you to give them the best care, and you spend countless hours taking care of everything else it takes to be a great doctor.

As a member, not only will you help advance this important specialty, but you’ll also have exclusive access to our CME.

Get Involved!

We embrace and value the exchange of ideas, diverse views and information based decision-making

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Improving Family Medicine in Maryland

Key Contact

Are you interested in influencing the policy process and improving Family Medicine in Maryland?

A Key Contact is an individual who either has a pre-established relationship with an elected representative, or is willing to work to establish such a relationship.

You will volunteer to be a resource on health policy issues to your elected representative – and becoming a trusted, credible source of such information.

Fighting for FM

Find out what the MDAFP is doing to protect and promote the specialty of family medicine

Be your own Advocate and join your physician colleagues!  A primary objective of the Maryland Academy of Family Physicians is to advocate for family medicine as the cornerstone of our health care system.

Family medicine is a worthy fight. Lend your voice to the issues most important to you as a family physician with the AAFP’s Speak Out tool, and access toolkits to help you affect change in your area.

Be part of something bigger

The Maryland Academy of Family Physicians Foundation