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Mission

The mission of the Michigan Association of Osteopathic Family Physicians shall be the same as that of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, to promote excellence in osteopathic family medicine through quality education, visionary leadership and responsible advocacy.

Objectives

  • To promote public health and improve the overall health status of patients in the Michigan communities served by osteopathic family physicians;  
  • To encourage osteopathic family medicine scientific research;  
  • To support high standards of ongoing education for osteopathic family physicians;  
  • To identify, promote, and advance the standards of family medicine in the field of osteopathic medicine and surgery in Michigan;
  • To encourage and improve educational opportunities for training osteopathic family physicians in all branches of osteopathic medicine and surgery, including osteopathic family practice medicine training programs;   
  • To promote the departments of family medicine in Michigan hospitals and colleges of osteopathic medicine;
  • To improve understanding by the Michigan public of services rendered by osteopathic family physicians;
  • To conduct at least two educational programs annually--one being in conjunction with the Association’s annual meeting;
  • To identify, analyze and advocate for public policy, legislation, regulatory rules or payer policy and procedures that protects or enhances patient and physician autonomy and rights; and
  • To abide by the Codes of Ethics of the ACOFP and the MAOFP bylaws and articles of incorporation.
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