Family Physician Magazine

Illinois Family Physician is a quarterly magazine with news and information for family physicians. The publication is e-mailed as an interactive e-magazine to all IAFP members who provided their e-mail address. All four issues are published as an e-magazine, and are mailed to Active and Life members. Contact the editor, Ginnie Flynn at [email protected] or 630-427-8004, if you are interested in submitting an article for a future issue that reflects our mission of advocacy, education and action for family physicians and patients.  Proposals for articles are considered on a case-by-case basis, with preference given to IAFP members and Partners in Health.

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August 2021 - The "Good to See You" issue where IAFP members returned to the Annual Foundation Fundraiser at the Chicago White Sox Game.  This issue also spotlights the Foundation's Tar Wars Program, the upcoming IAFP annual meeting and also announces the candidates for the IAFP 2021-22 Board of Directors.   You can also meet more IAFP members through the work of the Geriatrics MIG. Click here to access the issue

May 2021 - Celebrating the Match.  Once again, Illinois medical students experienced a Match Day minus the large gatherings, but still with the unparalleled joy of finding their next step.  We caught up with some of our graduating students to share their stories.  Plus continued updates from on the Collaborative Care model for Behavioral Health and Primary Care, an update from the Geriatrics Member Interest Group, and uplifting news from the Foundation, including the date for our annual White Sox game fundraiser.  Click here to access this issue

IAFP 2020 Annual Report.  To say 2020 was a challenge is a gross understatement.  But your family medicine colleagues, including the student members, persevered with courage and dedication.  See the year that was like no other, from our advocacy efforts, our constant flow of timely virtual education, to the work of our incredible committees and member interest groups.  Download the e-magazine here

December 2020  - Meet our 2020 Awards recipients and the newly elected board of directors.  You'll also meet IAFP's new co-CEOs - who you likely already know since they've booth been here for over 20 years each. Outstanding contributions from the Public Health committee, members serving county health departments and a Partner in Health with information on rare lung diseases round out this incredible end of year tribute issue. Click here to view the issue 

September 2020 Issue - Learn more about our "Virtually Possible" Annual Meeting, Family Medicine Midwest's flexibility and updates from the Public Health Committee, the Opioid Safety Work Group.  You'll also see the candidates for the 2020 IAFP Board of Directors and recently adopted policies on Diversity and Inclusion, as well as IAFP's policies for outside support.  Click here to access the issue. 



With our May/June 2020 issue, we've launched our new look.   Click here to access the May/June online e-magazine 




Click here to view the past issues  (PDFs of issues published in 2009-2019)