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The Mission of the West Virginia Chapter of the American Academy of Family Physicians is to promote excellence in health care and the betterment of health of the American people.


Register NOW for the DOT Training Program for the National Registry of Medical Examiners

Attention:  PHYSICIANS, PA’s, NP’s & Chiropractors DOT Medical Examiners Course-Medical Examiners who perform driver medical exams are expected to understand fully the medical standards of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations(FMCSR) and related guidance. The National Registry requires medical examiners … Continue reading

Tracy Hendershot, MD presenting at South East Forum in Norfolk, VA on Aug. 14, 2014

New AAFP Physician’s Blog Post From One of Our Own: “Do No Harm”

Do No Harm: When Is a Physician Too Sick to Work? More than 80 percent of health care professionals go to work when they are sick, potentially putting patients and colleagues at risk. Read what one of our own WV … Continue reading