Members Advocate


MAFP IS INVOLVED!

MAFP leaders and members, in representation of MAFP, sit on boards and committees, participate as advisors, attend meetings, etc. to various advocacy initiatives including:

  • American Academy of Family Physicians
    • Board of Directors – Kisha N. Davis, M.D., New Physician Director (2013-2014)
    • AMA Delegate – Joseph W. Zebley, III, M.D. (Chair)
    • Commissions
      • Health & Public Science – Patricia A. Czapp, M.D. ;  Kenneth Lin, M.D.
      • Continuing Professional Development – Elizabeth Wiley, M.D. (R-2, UMD FM Residency)
      • Quality and Practice – Tiffany Ho (MS-3, JHUSM)
  • Delmarva Foundation for Medical Care
    • MD/DC Care Transitions – Yvette Oquendo-Berruz, M.D.; Kenneth W. Linn, M.D.
  • Maryland Board of Physicians
    • Andrea L. Mathias, M.D. (Chair) (2012-2014)
  • Maryland Council on Cancer Control
    • Christine A. Marino, M.D.
  • Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
    • Advisory Committees.
      • PCMH Transformation Workgroup – Nancy B. Barr, M.D., Niharika Khanna, M.D., Robin Motter-Mast, D.O., Emily Ulmer, M.D., M.D., Joseph Weidner, M.D.
      • Cultural Competency Workgroup – F. Veronica Deza, M.D.
      • Domestic Violence – Amanda P. Guzman, M.D.
      • Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention – Nancy B. Barr, M.D., Kisha  N. Davis, M.D.
      • Perinatal Clinical Advisory Committee – Lauren A. Gordon, M.D.
  • Maryland Health Benefit Exchange
    • Maryland Health Reform Subcommittee – Patricia A. Czapp, M.D.
    • Primary Care Workforce – Patricia A. Czapp, M.D.
  • Maryland Health Care Commission
    • Physician Performance Measurement Project
      • Matthew T. Burke, M.D., Kim Hermann, M.D., Mozella Williams, M.D.
  • Maryland Learning Collaborative for PCMH Initiative
    • Niharika Khanna, M.D. (Chair)
  • Maryland Primary Care Coalition
    • Kisha N. Davis, M.D. Matthew T. Burke, M.D., Patricia A. Czapp, M.D.; Joseph W. Zebley, III, M.D.
  • MedChi, The State Medical Society
    • House of Delegates – William P. Jones, M.D. (Delegate) F. George Leon, M.D. (Alternate Delegate, Charles Co.)
    • Legislative Committee – Matthew T. Burke, M.D., William P. Jones, M.D.; Joseph W. Zebley, III, M.D.
    • Network Services Committee – F. George Leon, M.D.
  • Mid-Atlantic Business Group on Health
    • Patricia A. Czapp (Board Member)
  • University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
    • Focus Group to develop Maryland Rapid Response Plan for Pain Patients
      • Jocelyn Hines, M.D.

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