Member Benefits

CME & Events

To keep members abreast of changes in healthcare, the Missouri Academy provides several opportunities to earn CME on important and timely medical issues.  Evidence-Based CME is offered to maximize the program quality and credits earned. Learn more.

Look Up Other Members

You can look up other American Academy of Family Physician members, as well as Board and Commission members with this search function. Must have AAFP username and ID to utilize the search.

Professional Development

The Missouri Academy offers a Knowledge Self Assessment (KSA) Working Group.

The Missouri Academy also sponsors members to attend the National Conference of Constituency Leaders (NCCL) and the Annual Chapter Leadership Forum (ACLF).  These two conferences are opportunities for leadership development among the Missouri Academy members and upcoming board officers.

Communications

The Missouri Academy website provides timely information and is user friendly for members.  It allows members to easily find the information they are seeking which will save time.  The online registration and payment is a seamless process and convenient for members to register and attend the Missouri Academy meetings.

The Show-Me State Update is an electronic message that is sent to members approximately every two weeks with timely information on health care issues.

Advocacy

The Missouri Academy’s legislative consultant represents the Academy on issues of interest to members.  The Missouri Academy is the voice of family physicians and their patients on key issues including:  scope of practice, Medicaid expansion, Tort Reform, and other areas of concern.  Weekly legislative reports are available during the legislative session. Learn more.

Students and Residents

The Missouri Academy was recognized at the AAFP’s Annual Leadership Forum in April 2014 as being one of 39 states that have 100% retention of family medicine residents as members of AAFP and the Missouri Academy for the third year in a row. The Academy staff is dedicated to helping family medicine residents and students become involved in their specialty organization. Learn more.

Additional Benefits

Family Health Foundation of Missouri (FHFM)
Life membership
Member Recognition
News & Publications
Public Education