September 28, 2022
Be Prepared!
As emailed yesterday, the FAFP is providing the most current information possible in preparation for Hurricane Ian. Click below for information on the following topics:  Emergency Rx Refills, Medicaid Provider Updates, Practice Hurricane Preparedness, and Hurricane Response.
AAFP Congress of Delegates 2022 Report
Florida Family Medicine was well represented last week at the AAFP's 2022 Congress of Delegates by Drs. Michelle Brandhorst and Maureen Padden (Delegates), Drs. Danielle Carter and Christy Cavanagh (Alternate Delegates), FAFP President Dr. Carrie Vey. CLICK HERE to read the full report which details the 70 resolutions and numerous reports vetted by the 117 delegates representing chapters and special constituencies across family medicine, not to mention learn how your delegation advocated for expanded board certification maintenance of certification requirements.
September Member Spotlight - Dr. Karim Hanna
“He who knows how to read but does not read, has no advantage over one who does not know how to read." My younger cousin-in-law said this to me. What gifts have I been gifted that I am not using to my full capability? Since my arrival to USF as an Assistant
Professor in Family Medicine, I had the desire to be involved with many parts of a medical career.

CLICK HERE to read more.
Register Now for the 2022 Winter Summit!
Register now for the 2022 Family Medicine Winter Summit, scheduled for December 9-11, 2022, at The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island. The meeting will be held as a hybrid event, combining a traditional in-person meeting with a virtual platform via live streaming. Earn up to 18.00 hours of live CME credits, and all credits are deemed Florida Prescribed.
CLICK HERE to register now!

The FAFP room block at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island has been filled. We highly encourage you to add your name to the hotel waiting list by calling 1-904-277-1100 and referencing the Florida Academy of Family Physicians. 

If you are interested in alternative accommodations, the following hotels are recommended, but there is no official FAFP room block at these properties.

Omni Amelia Island Resort - 1.8 miles from The Ritz-Carlton
Springhill Suites by Marriott (New Property) - 5.5 miles from The Ritz-Carlton
Residence Inn Amelia Island - 3.6 miles from The Ritz-Carlton
September is Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month
Patients are at the heart of what we do, every day. It's why, during Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month, Boehringer Ingelheim is proud to show their support for all of those affected by interstitial lung disease (ILD). Visit their website to learn more about ILD by CLICKING HERE.
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