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Immunization Questions

Immunizations & Vaccines

Vaccines are the best way to protect adults and children against potentially deadly diseases. But many patients still have questions about immunizations and when its time to get their children vaccinated. These resources can help you navigate those difficult conversations.

75th Anniversary
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The LAFP is thrilled to celebrate a milestone in our history – celebrating 75 years of the Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians. Our academy was formed in 1947 and has been at the forefront of the specialty since its inception.  We are proud of all the great work of our members over the years!

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Member of the Month
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James A. Taylor, MD, FAAFP

Dr. Taylor is the definition of a  tried-and-true Family Physician.  He has been recognized among the Top Doctors in Louisiana by “Louisiana Life Magazine” and the LAFP Family Physician of the Year in 2021.  Dr. Taylor currently serves on the LAFP Board of Directors and is the LAFP Delegate to the AAFP Congress of Delegates.

 

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The LAFP Welcomes New Members

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

New Student Members:
Ryan Agsunod
Elizabeth Armstrong
Victoria Bollich
Felix S. Bopp
Taylor Aimee Bourgeois
Bridget Ann Bunda
Hailey Suzanne Canezaro
Muhammad Ali Farooq
Brandon Finnie
Toliver Stevenson Freeman
Kevin Jin
Grace Kennedy
Eric Joel Knott
Conrad Leonik
Annie Lewis
Farhan Mohiuddin
Laura Nussdorf
Dylan Pinion
Noah Reeves
Mallory Robichaux
Shreya Manohar Saraf
Hannah Sibley
Corey Smith
Jacques Thibodeaux
Yinghong Zhao

LSUHSC Department of Family Medicine in Lake Charles is Seeking an Assistant Professor/Associate Professor
 
The LSUHSC Department of Family Medicine is seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible (or equivalent) Family Medicine physician for an academic faculty appointment with the Family Medicine Residency Program in Lake Charles, LA. Appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (non-tenure, clinical track) and is commensurate with physician’s credentials and experience. The ideal candidate will have previous academic experience with obstetric skills, though not required.
 

LSU Health New Orleans Rural Family Medicine Residency Program in Bogalusa is Seeking an Assistant Professor/Associate Professor
 
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC) Rural Family Medicine Residency program in Bogalusa, LA seeks a board certified/board eligible (or equivalent) family medicine physician for a faculty appointment with an opportunity for significant leadership role as appropriate.  The ideal candidate will bring specialty expertise and at least three years of documented educational and/or administrative experience, though this is not required.
 

LSU Health New Orleans Seeking Assistant Professor or Associate Professor
The LSUHSC Department of Family Medicine is seeking a Family Medicine physician for an academic faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor.
 
 
 
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Newsletter

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.

 

Journal

LAFP 51 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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