Summer’s Work

Chart Notes  September, 2016 PPGV hits 400 members. With recent talks given to Wayne State University Dept. of Family Medicine and UM Medical School we now have 400 members, mostly physicians. It looks like we will continue to present with UM psychiatry medical student rotation.  We are scheduled for a grand rounds at Western Michigan…

“Mike the Gun Guy” plugs PPGV

Sonya Lewis has organized an Ann Arbor concert for Concert Across America. Mike picked up on it on his blog- Ann Arbor Is The Location Of An Important Event On September 25th. Get There if You Can. September 18, 2016 There’s a group of physicians in Michigan who have formed an organization called Physicians for…

AAFP Action on MAFP Resolutions on Gun Violence

In July Resolutions from the MAFP’s Annual Meeting were sent to the AAFP. There was debate at the AAFP Advocacy Committee that resulted in the following decisions and they were accepted at the Congress.   RESOLVED, That the American Academy of Family Physicians advocate for regulations to promote safe firearm storage, and be it further RESOLVED, That the…

MAFP affirms Proactive Stand on Gun Violence

The Michigan Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP) voted on Fri., July 18 at their Annual Meeting to affirm the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) call for multiple actions that reduce gun violence. These include background checks, additional research into gun laws and regulations with the intention of reducing deaths and injuries from firearms, and enforcement of…