The Oregon Academy of Family Physicians supports family physicians in their pursuit of optimal health for the people of Oregon.
Explore Our Resources:
- Learn more about health reform efforts in Oregon. Tools to help you and your patients.
- Attend an upcoming conference or Continuing Medical Education event.
- Explore our publication and the recent edition of our quarterly magazine.
- Apply to a scholarship for medical students.
- Find a new job or volunteer position.
- Join ShareCenter, our online collaborative for OAFP members.
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Register NOW for the December Self Assessment Module (SAM) Study Hall.
TOPIC: Cerebrovascular Disease
DATE: Saturday, Dec. 5th.
TIME: 9 am to noon
LOCATION: Oregon Medical Association (11740 SW 68th Parkway, Portland).
In this interactive, group learning environment, you will learn from each other, pass a SAM requirement and have fun doing it. Please print off the registration form and mail, fax or e-mail it back to us.
CAUSE FOR CELEBRATION ! Recently passed SB 231 is the first step towards meaningful payment reform. The OAFP and the Oregon Health Authority introduced the bill which requires most of the payers in Oregon to report how much they spend on Primary Care. Click here for more information.
NEW MEDICARE CHRONIC CARE MANAGEMENT FEE – 42.00/per member per month! The AAFP has published an excellent article titled “Chronic Care Management and Other New CPT Codes” which includes 4 tools to help implement this service in your practice. Need more information? The AAFP is hosting a webinar January 27th. Register here.
SAVE the DATE: March 10-12, 2016, Embassy Suites, Downtown Portland
We have invited Surgeon General Vivek Murthy to deliver the keynote address.
Why the umbrella? The first 150 people to register will receive a free umbrella. On Friday afternoon, we will unfurl our colorful umbrellas and led by Dr. Murthy, walk up to the Umbrella Man statue in Pioneer Courthouse Square. You will not want to miss this!
Our CME offerings will delve into the Social Determinants of Health and what family physicians can do, options dealing with pain and opioid addiction, motivational interviewing, new drugs – what is useful, what isn’t, a SAM Study Hall, integrating behavorial health into your practice, and much more.
Registration will be open soon. Watch your e-mail for details.
Health is Primary! Check out the new campaign to champion family physicians at the forefront of health reform. This effort joins forces with employers, policymakers, community leaders and health advocates to build a primary care system that reflects the values of family medicine, puts patients at the center of their care, and improves the health of all Americans.
Need help with practice transformation? Visit this AAFP resource! Delta Exchange is now free to OAFP members.
The OAFP welcomes all physicians, members and patients of every color, language, ethnicity, origin, age, ability, sexual orientation, gender expression, marital status, and life situation. Our intention is to provide excellent care to all citizens of Oregon. We understand that members of the above listed communities have unique health care challenges and to this end we support ongoing education that directly addresses of health related issues of each of these communities.