Family medicine departments and residency programs have formed a network to strengthen the voice of academic family medicine in Washington, DC. Join the network as your program or department’s Advocacy Representative. Connect with other faculty to engage policy makers in issues of concern to academic family medicine, such as Medicare graduate medical education (GME) and Title VII primary care training.
With support from the Council of Academy Family Medicine (CAFM) government relations staff, you’ll:
Get to know your legislators’ backgrounds, issue priorities, and committee assignments.
Contact and meet with legislators in their district office and/or Washington, DC.
Respond to action alerts from Hope Wittenberg, CAFM, director, Government Relations, by contacting your legislators.