Grow Well with Us
In partnership with the University of Toledo (UT) Family Residency Program, family medicine residents from the UT Medical Center organized a nutrition education and pediatric physical activity program to improve preference and consumption of healthier foods and increase physical activity for participating children and their families.READ MORE
Call for Nominations
The OAFP is accepting online nominations for the Family Physician of the Year, Family Medicine Educator of the Year, and Friend of Family Medicine awards. Letters of recommendation for the Resident Leadership Award can be submitted to the OAFP Awards Workgroup. Nominate a family physician, resident, or advocate of family medicine who deserves recognition for providing exemplary are, are involved in their community, or are leaders in their practice today!LEARN MORE
CRC Training Day
Register your practice team for the Colorectal Cancer Screening Improvement Team Training Day set for April 4, 2020! During this unique QI project, you will receive valuable team training, CME for the entire care team, and fulfill your ABFM Family Medicine Certification Performance Improvement Activity requirement.LEARN MORE
Jack Butterfield, MD
I was a senior at Wittenberg in January 1975 and it was cold. I had been accepted to medical school but had no idea how I was going to pay for it. I was engaged to a girl from Roseville, OH, a small, rural pottery community in southeast Ohio, where everyone knows everyone else, their families, their kids, and their business. They also knew that the village’s only physician, Dr. Nebinger, was going to retire soon after nearly 40 years of practice. And, everyone seemed to be aware that one of their own, Marcie, was engaged to a man who was going to attend medical school.READ MORE
Celebrate Family Medicine
On February 8, 1969, the specialty of family medicine was born when the American Board of Medical Specialties approved the application that officially established the American Board of Family Practice (now Medicine). To celebrate this significant occasion, please consider gifting $50 to the OAFP Foundation to help ensure the specialty is still strong 50 years from now!
The Ohio Family Physician
A quarterly magazine with features on the joy in family medicine, quality improvement initiatives, member news, and Academy information.