Policy News

IAFP Policy Priorities

The IAFP works hard to advance policies that support our physician members and their patients. During the 2021-2022 cycle, IAFP is working on Graduate Medical Education (GME) Funding, Virtual Care, Public Health, Health Coverage, and Health Equity.

See our GME Video here.

See our GME Brief here.

You can read more details about this work, along with our IAFP Delegation’s advocacy to the AAFP, in this Policy Update.

You can find Idaho’s two resolutions to the AAFP listed here. The 2021 Congress of Delegates (COD) is scheduled for February 2022.

Advancing Racial Equity

The IAFP is committed to advancing racial equity as an organization and in supporting physicians in advancing equity in medical thought and practice.

See our statement on racial equity here.

Read our Indigenous Land Acknowledgment Statement here.

Click here to access the AAFP’s EveryONE Projects Implicit Bias Training Guide

IAFP Board Statement on Public Health During the Pandemic

Read our statement here.

Letter from Healthcare Groups to Idahoans (September 2021)

IAFP Board Statement on Upholding the Physician-Patient Relationship

Read our statement here.

Community Collaborations

Please visit our community collaborations page for more details on our collaborative policy and community support work.

Fighting for Family Medicine

Access the most up to date news from Washington, DC from the AAFP Governmental Staff at: https://www.aafp.org/advocacy.html

2022 Legislative Reports

Legislative Reports Weeks 1&2

Legislative Reports Weeks 3-5

Legislative Report Week 6

Legislative Report Week 7

Legislative Report Week 8

Legislative Report Week 9

Legislative Report Week 10

Legislative Report Weeks 11&12