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The LAFP Welcomes New Members

We would like to welcome the new members for the month of September:

New Active Members:
Atif Saleem Abbasi, MD
Stephen C. Ayers, MD
Johnathan Claude Baines, MD
Kirk L. Bonner, MD
Corey Marshall Hall, MD
Philip D. Isherwood, MD
Leanne L. LeBlanc, MD, FAAFP
Vincent Bryan Lococo, MD
Abigail Paige Tillman, MD

New Resident Members
Jeremy White, MD

New Transitional Members
Timothy John Sands, MD
New Student Members:
Besim Ademi
Katherine Adler
Ella Baus
Hannah Bunch
Michael Chan
Colin Cunningham
Nicole Dominique
Lauren Eng
Sophia Marie Foroushani
Brendon Gros
Isabella Hermantin
Kayla Iuliucci
Sarah Lawhon
David Mas
Grace Meade
Lisa C. Ngo
Drake Pollard
Adam Prevot
Hayley Redrick
Judston Robinson
Maya Roth
Taylor Sanders
Justin Santos
Gerald Sibley
Anna Suydam
Canhnghi Ta
Lily Trinh
Andrew Wetherbie

2019 Legislative Session and Final Wrap-Up
The 2019 Louisiana legislative session came to a close on June 6, per constitutional requirement. In this session, which was slated to be a fiscal session, there were 1,636 legislative instruments filed. Only about 15% of the instruments filed were actually fiscal in nature leaving us with a huge variety of bills to watch. LAFP tracked 117 instruments and took formal positions on 43. Outlined below is a summary of major topics from this session listing specific legislative instruments that the Legislative and Advocacy Committee and the LAFP Board of Directors determined had a significant impact on family medicine.

Read the 2019 General Assembly Recap
The 72nd annual General Assembly convened on August 2nd in New Orleans, LA at the Roosevelt Hotel. Speaker Derek Anderson and Vice Speaker Lisa Casey presided as LAFP members and guests discussed issues and elected officers for the upcoming year.

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Newsletter3The LAFP Weekly Family Medicine Update is an LAFP membership service intended to provide timely family medicine information to your e-mail inbox. The newsletter contains information about healthcare legislation, partnerships, conference opportunities and other need-to-know member news.



LAFP 39 Final coverLouisiana Family Doctor is LAFP's quarterly journal. Subject matter includes features on sports medicine, healthcare legislation, medical journal reviews as well as a range of other topics that affect family physicians.
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