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Membership Matters

Pay your AAFP active membership dues in full by December 31, 2020 and receive 50% off one AAFP CME Livestream course of your choice – restrictions do apply.  After you pay, simply watch for a confirmation email within 24 hours with details on how to use your code for 50% off one AAFP CME Livestream course.

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Now Accepting Applications

The LAFP invites you to submit an application to present at the 74th Annual Assembly and Exhibition.  The meeting is scheduled for July 22-25, 2021 in New Orleans, LA at the Roosevelt Hotel.  Submission deadline is Friday, January 15, 2021.
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Dr. Donnie Batie

Dr. Batie has also led a life of service. He continues to champion Family Medicine by being a very active member of the AAFP and the LAFP for close to 35 years.  He has served on numerous AAFP commissions, LAFP committees, a delegate to the AAFP Congress of Delegates and is a past president of LAFP.

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News & Info

The LAFP Welcomes New Members

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

New Active Members:
Ashik Lawrence, MD
Shireesha Palla, MD
New Student Members:
Kesany Boupapanh
Christen Brown
Shariam Casiano, MS
Zaid Choudhry
Hannah Daneshvar
Seta Degann
Adedoyin Johnson
Nathan Michel Johnson, PhD
Sasha Faye Jones
Faisal Kirdar
Jean Lafontant
Brandon Mihalich
Samuel Miller
Zachary Benjamin Olivos, MS, MPH
Vaishali Harish Oza
Matthew Quan
Nazarena Rojas
Leila Sabbagh
Caroline E Self
Brittany Sleeter
Leah Steinmetz
Gabrielle Thorpe
Amaraoma Ugoji

Job Opportunity: Assistant Professor-Clinical, Family Medicine and Comprehensive Care
The Department of Family Medicine and Comprehensive Care at LSU Health Shreveport, School of Medicine in Shreveport is seeking dynamic and innovative full-time physicians at the Assistant Professor-clinical level to join our diverse and dedicated faculty. Desired candidates should have established excellence in teaching and clinical care. Applicants must qualify for a Louisiana license and be ABFM certified. Credentials must satisfy Faculty Promotions Committee of the School of Medicine and the Board of Supervisors of the LSU System. Experienced in Obstetrics desirable but not required.

Tulane University’s Department of Family and Community Medicine is looking for you!
We have clinical appointments for board-certified family doctors. Our department welcomes locals and people from all over the world.These positions offer the excitement and variety of the daily outpatient grind paired with precepting and didactic opportunities to teach our clerkship students within the School of Medicine.

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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.



Fall 2020 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.
Click here to read the latest edition of Louisiana Family Doctor.

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