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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.
Become an AAFP/MDAFP member today!
May 16, 2023
May 01, 2023
Effective December 29, 2022, the DATA 2000 waiver is no longer required to prescribe buprenorphine for opioid use disorder.
May 01, 2023
The CDC has taken steps to simplify COVID-19 vaccine recommendations and allow more flexibility for people at higher risk who want the option of added protection from additional COVID-19 vaccine doses.
March 31, 2023
On March 14, 2023, the FDA amended the emergency use authorization of the updated (bivalent) Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to include a single booster dose of the vaccine in children 6 months – 4 years old.
March 20, 2023
The state's decision to match the Medicaid reimbursement rate for important services, such as routine health examinations, empowers doctors to take on more Medicaid recipients.
March 16, 2023
On March 15, HHS, through CMS, announced 27 prescription drugs for which Part B beneficiary coinsurances may be lower from April 1 – June 30, 2023.
March 07, 2023
Deadline: July 1, 2023
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!
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).
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 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.
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.
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.