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Meet the 2018 IAFP Awards Honorees

09/18/2018 Statement in support of Chicago ordinance to raise tax on liquid nicotine

Meet the 2017 IAFP Awards honorees.  Family Physician of the Year, Teacher of the Year and Distinguished Service awards.    President's Awards


3/29/2017 President elect Asim Jaffer, MD, FAAFP delivers IAFP's statement in support of HB 3208, the Tobacco 21 act. 

2/17/2017 IAFP statement on supporting graduate medical education in any health care reform process.

11/11/2016 - IAFP 2016 Awards:  Family Physician of the Year, Stephen C. Pilcher, MD and three President's Awards. Read the press release (or download Word file)  and view photos of the awards honorees

Highlight video of Dr. Stephen Pilcher, Owner, Bloomington Primary Care.

WATCH: IAFP 2013 Family Physician of the Year Ken Nelson, MD gives a TED Talk on the spirit of volunteering

IAFP Supports Cook County Sugar Sweetened Beverage Tax -  Read the testimony provided by past president Javette C. Orgain, MD, MPH, FAAFP at the Board meeting on 11/10/16

IAFP Supports Tobacco 21 laws.  Read the letter to the editor from President Alvia Siddiqi, MD that appeared in the Feb. 1 Chicago Sun-Times.

STATEMENT in advance of March 16 City Council meeting

STATEMENT in response to Feb. 23rd press conference by aldermen opposed to the Chicago ordinance. 

IAFP member Dr. Olaoluwa Fayanju authored a column on black men's health in the Chicago Defender.   Read it here

Check out the IAFP's education video on the flu vaccine and why you should get one!  

   Adult vaccination radio spot.  

2016 Match results for Illinois

Match 2015 Information and Updates

10/9/2015 - NEWS RELEASE - 2015 IAFP Awards Honorees .  You can view and download photos here

Read the speech from Family Physician of the Year Elba M. Villavincencio, MD

Congratulations to Alisha T. Thomas, MD - AAFP 2015 Exemplary Teaching Award winner!  Read more.



IAFP 2014 Awards Honorees (Nov. 2014)

Executive Vice President Vince Keenan honored for 25 years at IAFP (Nov. 2014)





IAFP 2013 Award Winners (Nov. 2013)

Family Physicians and the Affordable Care Act (Sept. 2013)

Small practice makes big changes (June 2013)

IAFP Statements

 Flavored products and e-cigarettes (Jan 2014)