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VISION: Able, Responsive, Family Physicians Serving Their Communities
MISSION: To support Maryland family physicians in their efforts to promote equity and optimize the health of our state’s patients, families and communities.
Its 1500+ members are practicing family physicians, family medicine residents in training and medical students. The MDAFP works to preserve and promote quality, cost effective health care. It 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 medicine. It exists to support the professional needs of its members as they serve their patients.
MDAFP is a chapter of the American Academy of Family Physicians
Our Goals for 2023
Goal 1: Support and advocate for Primary Care Investment in an effort to meet the needs of our patients and help our members be successful.
Goal 2: Promote and advocate for payment reform in an effort to lower healthcare costs and improve patient care in Maryland.
Goal 1: Identify and promote strategies and opportunities to engage learners’ interest in Family Medicine.
Goal 2: Promote Maryland as an attractive place to practice
Goal 1: Improve Family Physician career satisfaction by supporting and promoting physician wellbeing and consider the five factors of wellbeing* at a state level whenever possible
Goal 2: Decrease physician burnout