Join us in ensuring that Health is Primary

  Family Medicine for America's Health and America's Health Rankings release new report on top five unhealthy behaviors. Link to the national report - and you can also select Illinois for our state info. 

 Check out the Health is Primary e-Book and see the impact of this campaign all over the country all through 2015

 Javette C. Orgain, MD and Thomas Cornwell, MD featured in AAFP article about the Health is Primary End of Life Care education campaign

What is the Promise of Primary Care?   Download this infographic and share it! 

Download Patient Education on the topics you need (they are also archived here)

Adolescent Health

Healthy Aging:  Staying Active and Prevention for Brain and Body Health

End of Life Care - patient education sheet


Immunization Patient Resources from   
•    Focus on immunizations 
•    Recommended Immunizations for Infants, Children and Teens  and in Spanish
•    Recommended Immunizations for Adults  and in Spanish

Fitness and Nutrition!  Find fact sheets and education for patients, employers and colleagues.

 Fitness - English   Fitness - Spanish   Nutrition - English    Nutrition - Spanish 

Chronic Disease Management

Health is Primary City Tour came to Chicago on May 19, 2015   Learn more about the event

View the entire recorded event online (grab a drink and a snack first!) Part 1 and Part 2

IAFP's Health is Primary Highlight Video - Four minutes showcasing all that is amazing about family medicine in our state

Great photos from the event are on our IAFP Facebook Page

Check out the State of Primary Care in Illinois


Learn more about these Illinois practices are working to Make Health Primary

Special Spotlight

Teaching Health Center: Northwestern McGaw Fanily Medicine Residency at Erie Family Health Center.   **Continued federal funding is vital to ensure the continuation of the Teaching Health Center in Chicago and for the 60 located around the nation!  Learn more and show your support at 

Be Well Lake County partnership with NorthShore University HealthSystem

IAFP and UIC hosted an evening event for resident and student discussion: Health is Primary and You are the Future!  Learn more about the event and how you can keep up the conversations!

Get involved with the Family Medicine for America's Health and the Tactic Teams.  Learn more about what they are doing here

SIU School of Medicine features the campaign in their SIU Healthy Dose blog post. 

Learn more at

Join the social media movement

 AAFP Guest Editorial about Health is Primary Hitting the Road.

Health is Primary is lead by Family Medicine for America's Health