The New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians has issued a call for poster abstracts for the 2020 Family Medicine Forum, NJAFP’s largest annual meeting. This is your opportunity to present your work to approximately 200-250 family physician attendees.

Physician and resident entries will be judged by an expert panel and awarded a prize for first and second place. The People’s Choice Award is back with online and onsite voting by NJAFP members, FamMed attendees, your friends, family and colleagues.

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It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Kenneth W. Faistl, MD, FAAFP. Dr. Faistl was an extraordinary family physician who dedicated his life to caring for others, including those who are often overlooked. Long before the current opioid epidemic, Dr. Faistl went out of his way to work with those suffering…

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Trenton, NJ – Earlier today in his State of the State Address, Governor Murphy announced the formation of the Office of Health Care Accountability and Transparency, which will be tasked with working across state agencies and leading critical efforts to reduce consumer health care costs, make insurance more affordable, and improve price transparency. The New…

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Trenton, NJ – The New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians (NJAFP) recently recognized Suzanne Wanlass VanDerwerken, MD, FAAFP, chair of the Department of Family Medicine and assistant director of the Family Medicine Residency Program at Inspira Medical Center in Woodbury, N.J., as the 2019 New Jersey Family Physician of the Year at the NJAFP’s Family…

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Sponsored through a grant from the NJ Department of Health, NJAFP has created a series of patient education videos designed to dispell the myths surrounding vaccines. These short videos are free to download and use in your waiting room or exam room. You may also request a DVD if your office does not have an Internet-enabled TV.…

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Improvements Announced to the NJ Prescription Monitoring Program Expansion of Prescription Monitoring Program (NJPMP) to Include Interstate Data-Sharing: New Jersey’s PMP is successfully collaborating with the following 12 states: South Carolina Minnesota Rhode Island Virginia Connecticut Delaware New York Pennsylvania Massachusetts New Hampshire Maine West Virginia Some background on NJPDMP Launched Mobile App: In April 2015,…

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