News from NJAFP

Message from NJAFP President Sally Mravcak, MD – Measles & Mumps

Hello All, I was invited to attend a zoom meeting with New Jersey's Health Commissioner, Dr. Kaitlan Baston, and the New Jersey Surveillance Coordinator, Elizabeth Zaremski MPH, for an update on measles and mumps. According to the CDC, as of ...
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Governor Murphy signs state prior authorization reform legislation supported by NJAFP

Governor Murphy signs state prior authorization reform legislation supported by NJAFP Governor Murphy signed legislation into law this week that seeks to address some of the key complaints around the prior authorization process in New Jersey. While the law is ...
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Oppose APN Scope of Practice Expansion Legislation

Family Physicians Act Now: Oppose APN Scope of Practice Expansion Legislation The New Jersey Legislature is considering a bill (S1522/A2286) that would allow APNs and CRNAs to practice independently outside of a physician-led team and without any physician supervision or ...
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NJ Lawmakers Introduce Bills to Address Health Care Worker Shortage

NJAFP's lobbyist, Claudine Leone, testified in support of a bill that revamps the NJ Primary Care Loan Redemption Program to improve access to the program for new family physicians by removing barriers for their prospective employers, including private practices, to ...
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2023 NJAFP Family Physician of the Year Awarded to Robert Gorman, MD, FAAFP

Robert Gorman, MD, FAAFP Dr. Robert Gorman Sees Primary Care as a Personal and Long-Term Journey "Patients may see a series of specialists, from an orthopedist for a replaced knee to a cardiologist for the stent in their heart. But ...
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Perspectives: A View of Family Medicine in New Jersey Online

Perspectives is the Journal of the New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians. It is published four times per year and reaches over 2000 Family Physicians, physicans-in-training, select non-member physicians and medical students throughout New Jersey.

How do I submit an article for publication?

Clinical articles, letters to the editor and other submissions for publication should be submitted - preferably electronically as MS Word documents - to the Managing Editor, Theresa J. Barrett, PhD, CMP, CAE

The Editors reserve the right to accept or reject any article or advertising material.