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FAFP Messages from the President


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President's Message - Dr. Christy Cavanagh
Responding to the Criminalization of Medicine

April 16, 2023

Your Florida Academy of Family Physicians (FAFP) Board of Directors met in Orlando last Friday, April 14, one day after 5B300 was signed into law prohibiting abortions beyond six (6) weeks. The board discussed the disturbing trend in politics that not only attempts to legislate standards of care, but criminalizes the practice of medicine.


President's Message - Dr. Carrie Vey
Preparing for SCOTUS Ruling on Abortions

June 16, 2022

There are very few issues in our country that are more personal than abortion. Regardless of your stance, the Supreme Court of the United States’ (SCOTUS) impending ruling will create a great deal of consternation and confusion not only for Florida’s family physicians but all Americans.

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August 18, 2021

The FAFP board of directors agreed this weekend to support the AMA, AAFP, and 50+ others national organizations in recommending COVID-19 vaccine mandates for health care workers. We family physicians (of all people) know what the right thing to do in the setting of a worsening pandemic is, the very reason we support the position.

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