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Family Physician of the Day

The LAFP is asking its members to sign up to be "Family Physician of the Day" at the capitol during the 2024 Legislative Session. Session will convene Monday, March 11, 2024, and will adjourn on Monday, June 3, 2024. We need volunteers for 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Thursday on select dates.

Membership
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2024 Dues Renewals

Continue to be apart of like-minded individuals, access to evidence-based content that provides the latest for your specialty and have a voice that continues to fight for what family medicine needs. Ready to Renew? Say yes to another year of everything the LAFP offers!
 

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Member of the Month
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Frederick Stone, Jr., MD, MPH

We are excited to welcome Dr. Frederick (Fred) Stone, Jr. to Louisiana as Program Director of the LSU Rural Family Medicine Residency Program at Our Lady of the Angels Hospital. He is a champion of graduate family medicine education. 

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Inactive Membership

Eligibility

  • Members who are incapacitated by reason of illness, accident or infirmity.
  • Members who are completely retired with less than twenty years continued membership.
  • Active, resident and (FP) supporting members who interrupt their practice or residency training due to extenuating circumstances.

Privileges

  • Inactive members shall be given privileges of the floor of the General Assembly without the right to vote, not be entitled to hold office in the LAFP and not have a voice in standing committees .
AAFP Privileges
  • May have floor at Assembly but may not vote or hold office.

Continuing Study Requirements

  • None

General Membership Information

  • Transfers from one classification to another must be approved by the chapter. For more information on transferring into this category, please contact the Contact Center at (800) 274-2237 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

LAFP Membership

  • LAFP membership is unified, which means that members are required to belong to the national AAFP and to the LAFP chapter. The AAFP has a chapter for each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Uniformed Services, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Members are also required to belong to a local chapter, if one exists in their area.
  • LAFP membership makes it convenient for LAFP members to access relevant information and focused resources right where you live and work. The LAFP offers local opportunities to network, mentor, volunteer, take a leadership role, and get involved in the LAFP/AAFP.
 Questions? Contact the LAFP at 225.923.3313 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

News & Info


The LAFP Welcomes New Members

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

New Active Members:
Roderick A. Hart, MD
Nichole Therese Miller, MD
 
New Supporting Members:
Theresa Lynette Woodard, MD
 
New Resident Members:
Sodiq Tolani Adebeshin, MBBS
Will R. Boles, MD
Anthony Joseph De Felice, MD
Sagun K C, MBBS
Beau H. Kalan, MD
John Lacey, MD
Karen Liao, MD
Gul Muhammad Muhammad Memon, MBBS
Adik Umeshkumar Patel, MD
Shiru Pudasaini, MBBS
Venkata Sai Surya Shasank Rachapudi, MBBS
Yashwanth Ramieneni Damodhar, MBBS
Cammi LaRosee Sacco, MD
Farhan Shahid, MD
Christopher Smith, MD
 
New Student Members:
Zubaer Anwar
Mariah Bagneris
Kevin Belnap
Tyler Gail Carlson
John Cerrone
Michael Robert Cesarek, MS
Rachel Marie Charbonnet, MS
Jered Robert Davidson
Megan Eagan
Anna Fang
Rutger Johan Fury
Malorie Hacker, MS
Gerrit Holleman
Erin Johnson, PhD
Patrick Kearns
Alexandria Luu
Celia Mayne
Braeden Austin McCutchan
Connor A. Nyborg
Ifidon Emmanuel Ohiomah, MS
Amanda Peterson, MS
Connor Plaisance
Sanjana Punyamurthula, MS
Vidhatri Raturi, MS
Kevin Matthew Schneider
Grace Elizabeth Yang

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 faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor (non tenure, clinical track). 
 

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 58 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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