Welcome to the website of the West Virginia Academy of Family Physicians (WVAFP), Strong Medicine for West Virginia!
Our Mission Statement
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.
Patients often forget that physicians are people with their own beliefs, and ethical dilemmas can arise when these beliefs conflict with a patient’s medical needs and wishes. In the latest Fresh Perspectives blog post, Kimberly Becher, M.D., considers how to … Continue reading
The AAFP Foundation FMC USA grant helps free clinics care for the uninsured in areas of need by helping them purchase tangible items such as exam tables, EHR systems, and medical equipment. An FMC USA grant was awarded to the … Continue reading
The Board of Directors of the Pisacano Leadership Foundation, Inc. has selected the recipients of the 2016 scholarships. Darrin Nichols, a 4th-year medical student at the West Virginia University (WVU) School of Medicine, is one of five scholars selected as … Continue reading