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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.

2022 Legislative Session
Family Doc of Day 3

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The Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians is asking its members to sign up to be "Family Physician of the Day" at the capitol during the 2022 Legislative Session.  The session will convene Monday, March 14, 2022, and will adjourn on Monday, June 6, 2022.

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Member of the Month
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David Janese, MD

Dr. Janese is a third-year resident in the Emergency Medicine / Family Medicine Residency Program at LSU Health in Shreveport. He grew up in Hallettsville and Houston, Texas in a medical family. His father is a neurosurgeon, and his mom is a retired director of nursing.


News & Info

The LAFP Welcomes New Members

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

New Active Members:
Lauren Nicole LaCoste Pitre, MD
Andre Dominick Tilton, Sr, MD

New Student Members:
Allison Jo Arcuri
Claire Bise
Sydney Renna Boudreaux
Sean Christopher Clark
Lauren Dartez
Yahya Ghaffar
Tara Kubilay
John LaForge
Madison Lanza
Brianna LeBlanc
Alice Lee
Alycee Moity
Thienly Nguyen
David Okuampa
Rachel Parks
Kezia Surjanto
Jeanette Zavala

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.

St. Tammany Health System Seeking Family Medicine Residency Program Director
St. Tammany Health System (“STHS”) in collaboration with Ochsner Health (“OH”) is seeking a program director for a newly established Family Medicine Residency program with the first class of residents starting July 1, 2023.
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LAFP Communications


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 49 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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