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MAFP Annual Membership Meeting
Monday, August 14, 2023, 11:45 AM - 1:45 PM EDT
Category: Events

MAFP Annual Membership Meeting

Help shape the future of your profession and have your voice heard! All members of Michigan Academy of Family Physicians are invited to attend this official business meeting, lunch included.


Intended Audience

MAFP members of all membership types (active, life, resident, student, transitional)


Grand Traverse Resort & Spa
100 Grand Traverse Village Blvd.
Acme, MI 49610


MAFP's 2023 Annual Member Meeting is being held in conjunction with the Michigan Family Medicine Conference & Expo at Grand Traverse Resort in Acme, MI (near Traverse City). The REGISTER button below takes you to the conference registration form. Please use this form to register for both the conference and the Annual Member Meeting, or just the Annual Member Meeting. MAFP members may choose to pay for a guest(s) to enjoy lunch; you will be asked to provide the name of your guest(s) on the registration form.

  • MAFP Member: $0
  • Adult Guest (13+): $55
  • Child Guest (6-12 years): $35

Proposed Resolutions

The following resolutions were submitted by members for discussion and voting at the meeting. Members are encouraged to review the resolutions prior to the meeting, and come prepared with comments should you wish to speak in support of or opposition to a resolution.

Should you wish to propose an amendment to the resolution, it is preferred that you complete a Resolution Amendment Form and and submit it to [email protected] or hand in at the Information & Registration Desk.

23-01: Family Physicians are Needed; Promote It Like We Mean It
Authors: Robert Jackson, MD, MMM, FAAFP

23-02: Primary Care Services are Prevention
Author: Robert Jackson, MD, MMM, FAAFP

23-03: Timely Filing of Medical Claims
Author: Timothy Tobolic, MD

23-04: Sustain and Expand Primary Care Physician Private Practices
Author: Robert Jackson, MD, MMM, FAAFP

23-05: Independent, Solo, and Small Group Equity in Value-Based Payments
Author:Timothy Tobolic, MD

23-06: Family Physicians Should Be Paid for Valuable Activities
Author: Robert Jackson, MD, MMM, FAAFP

23-07: Family Physicians Cannot Wait for a Pay Increase
Author: Robert Jackson, MD, MMM, FAAFP

23-08: Simplification and Real-Time Adjudication of Claims
Author: Timothy Tobolic, MD

23-09: Promoting Awareness and Training on Disabilities in Family Medicine
Author: Frank Animikwam, MD

23-10: Promoting and Increasing Native American Representation in Family Medicine at All Levels in Michigan
Author: Frank Animikwam, MD

23-11: Community Gun Safety Initiatives to Improve Community Knowledge and Awareness
Author: Bentolhoda Atef, MD

23-12: Firearm Regulation for Persons Convicted of Violent Offenses
Authors: Jerry Walden, MD and Jennifer Aloff, MD, FAAFP

23-13: Formation of a National Bureau for Firearm Injury Prevention
Authors: Pamela Rockwell, DO, FAAFP and Philip Zazove, MD

23-14: Adverse and Positive Childhood Experience Surveys
Author: David Walsworth, MD, FAAFP

Slate of Candidates, MAFP Board of Directors

Chair, 2023-2024
Glenn Dregansky, DO, FAAFP

President, 2023-2024
Beena Nagappala, MD, MPH

President-elect, 2023-2024
Rachel Klamo, DO, FAAFP

Vice President, 2023-2024
Bashar Yalldo, MD

Speaker, 2023-2024
Brandon Karmo, DO

Treasurer, 2023-2024
Kristi VanDerKolk, MD, FAAFP

AAFP (Senior) Delegate, 2023-2024
Tina Tanner, MD, FAAFP

AAFP Delegate, 2023-2024
Mary Marshall, MD, RN, FAAFP

AAFP (Senior) Alternate Delegate, 2023-2024
Mustafa 'Mark' Hamed, MD, MBA, MPH, FAAFP

AAFP Alternate Delegate, 2023-2024
Srikar Reddy, MD, FAAFP

Member-at-Large, 2023-2025
Vince Winkler-Prins, MD, FAAFP

Member-at-Large, 2023-2025
Teniesha Wright-Jones, DO, FACOFP

Resident Member, 2023-2024
Mohammed Aamir Saiyed, MD

Student Member, 2023-2024
Sarah Toates

Other Materials

2022 Annual Report

2023-2025 MAFP Strategic Plan

Contact: Matt Black, MAFP Director of Government Relations, [email protected]