Delaware Academy of Family Physicians

Promoting Healthcare Excellence & the Betterment of the Health of the People of Delaware

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Welcome to the Delaware Academy of Family Physicians’ website!

Adrian Wilson, DO, FAAFP
President & Board Chair

Download DHSS Sec. Kara Walker’s presentation

Dr. Kara Odom Walker, a board-certified family physician and Cabinet Secretary of the Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS), led a discussion at the March DAFP Board of Trustees and Membership meeting.

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Join your colleagues and friends for the 32nd Annual DAFP Geriatric Medicine Symposium, being held on September 27 at the John H. Ammon Medical Education Center at Christiana Care Health System in Newark.

Immediately following Grand Rounds, the symposium will begin with breakfast and exhibits at 7:00 am, followed by 3 excellent speakers at 8:00 am: Katherine Galluzzi, DO, Prayus Tailor, MD and Nancy Schoenborn, MD – who will share their expertise on caring for the geriatric patient.

Conference chairs, Seema Dattani, MD and Linsey O’Donnell, DO, are excited to welcome you to join them for this important event.

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For Exhibits and Sponsorship opportunities, Click Here! Or contact Candida Taylor at candida@delfamdoc.org

On Wednesday, May 8, DAFP submitted testimony to the Senate Health, Children & Social Services Committee in support of Senate Bill 199.

SB 199, sponsored by Senator Townsend and Representative Bentz with support from Sens. Hansen, Henry and McDowell and Representatives Baumbach and Brady, ensures adequate spending in primary care. First, by setting Medicare rates as a baseline for primary care reimbursement. This is a short-term fix to stem additional primary care failure and consolidation in Delaware. It also requires that over a period of years that the overall spend of plans into primary care increase gradually to reach the 12% investment mark, but without increasing the total spend so that premiums rise as a result of this reallocation. This legislation extends to individual, group, State employee, and public assistance plans.

To read the comments submitted by DAFP, click here.

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