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t is a great honor to be installed as your Illinois Academy of Family Physicians President. I am a firstgeneration Polish-American family physician. My mother and father emigrated from Poland in the early 1970s to pursue the American dream with opportunities not possible in a Communist regime. My father, a tool & die maker and my mother, a housekeeper-turned-entrepreneur, sacrificed so their children could have a better life. I couldn’t be prouder to be the daughter of hard-working immigrants, who chose to become Americans. I first fell in love with medicine when my father suffered a heart attack. He was 37 and I was 13. At the time, I admired his cardiologist, the man who I credited with saving his life. He convinced my dad to change his lifestyle, to quit smoking, to become more active and change his diet, and to take medication. As a result, my father is alive today. Medicine drew me in with its complexity, not just the pathophysiology but the psycho-social, environmental and other factors that can influence a person’s well-being. I became a doctor because I wanted to treat the entire human condition, to help people in their most fragile states. I understood that there was more to people than a diagnosis. There are feelings, there is history, there is family. So I pursued family medicine, where I could help patients and their families at every stage of life in any setting. I completed my residency and fellowship in medical education at the University of Chicago and started my career teaching medical students and residents, first at Northwestern (Lake Forest) family medicine residency and later at my alma mater, the University of Chicago (NorthShore) residency program. Now I’m the medical director of Oak Street Health in Elgin. It is an exciting new chapter of my career, taking care of older patients in a true medical home environment! How did IAFP come into my life? I first became involved as a resident, at the urging of one of my faculty members, Dr. Lareina Pedriquez. I served as the

President’s Message Monica J. Fudala, MD medical school debt burden, protecting our scope of practice, and securing a payment structure that reflects the value we provide.

IAFP Resident President just as she did and was then elected to the Board. I remember feeling that my hands were tied when caring for patients because of elements beyond my control and my patients faced obstacles to affordable care, transportation or medications. Meanwhile, administrative burdens and prior authorizations became barriers to my ability to care for them. Engaging with IAFP and AAFP gave me an avenue to act on my concerns. At the AAFP’s Family Medicine Congressional Conference (now the Family Medicine Advocacy Summit), I learned about government advocacy and discovered the power to change health care policy through legislative action. I’ve built bridges with my state and federal lawmakers through the avenues provided by Academy policy and support. With our diverse membership and innovative ideas, we can change family medicine. I am proud to say that we have family doctors from throughout the state, from diverse backgrounds, ethnicities and employment structures in our IAFP leadership. Look at the board listing in this annual report to see the diversity of our board. With the aging population, there is a forecasted shortage of physicians. According to a 2018 AAMC study, the US will face a shortage of between 42,000 to 121,000 physicians by 2030, mostly impacting primary care. We must continue to build the pipeline of our family physician workforce. We cannot do this without addressing the high

Other top priorities for our organization are improving health care coverage and health care delivery, improving health information technology to make it useful and affordable, improving primary care physician payment, and addressing public health concerns. As family docs, we are ideally positioned to spearhead the nation’s public health efforts and play an instrumental role in better health care outcomes. The strength and future of this great organization is YOU, each individual member. Your talents, your passions, and your vision. Together, we can influence the landscape for better outcomes. We can reduce the administrative burden and physician burnout. I want to be your voice! You can email me at president@iafp.com. My pledge to you, and my request of you – is that we ALL encourage and mentor each other and especially medical students and residents. We need to show that it is great to be a family physician, in our words and actions. We need to reassure these fantastic new physicians they belong with us, in family medicine. We are so fortunate that our “family medicine family” is coming to town! AAFP’s Congress of Delegates and Family Medicine Experience (FMX) will be in Chicago in October. I look forward to celebrating our specialty when we all unite to improve our organization, ourselves and the health of our world. Hope to see you there!

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A career alongside family physicians

Message from the CEO

I celebrated 30 years at IAFP in 2019 and here are a few wise sayings I learned along the way from various IAFP presidents: • Never, ever give up asking someone if they are ready to change (to quit smoking, to lose weight, to increase exercise, to eat healthy). The next time you do may be the catalyst for change. Vincent D. Keenan, CAE • See the possibilities in everyone you meet • You or your replacement will get this done • When things seem bleak and without hope, remember there is as much energy around in dark times as in bright times. The framework of my journey is much like the Academy’s motto: Devoted to Advocacy, Education and Action. Advocacy Some issues IAFP advocated for in the 1990s are ones we still face in some form entering the 2020s: • Scope of practice: Focused then on hospital privileges then, with challenges with scope in practice now. • Evidence based practice: Focused then on mandating length of stay for vaginal and C-section deliveries and today, support for immunizations with society trends that ignore evidence • Managed health care: Establishing then the role of family medicine as the leaders in health care, and now working to eliminate unnecessary administrative burdens • Public health: Advocating for clean indoor air then, and now fighting to safeguard teens against nicotine addiction • Work after clinic (WAC): Completing charts was usually an after-clinic task in the 1990s. Now with EMRs, WAC is still a burden. Scribes may help diminish WAC. Education IAFP provides the continuing education you need to stay current on the newest clinical information; to confirm your understanding of clinical topics; and to assure you meet professional and licensing requirements. • In the 1990’s IAFP had a regional CME program, Medicine for Today, in 20+ locations providing 30 hours each year. This volunteer-led program ended in the early 2000’s as CME regulatory demands outstripped our volunteers’ capacity for administrative work! (Sound familiar?) • IAFP responded by partnering with other organizations to provide CME opportunities and in quality improvement projects with critically-acclaimed results • IAFP partnered with family medicine experts to offer Essential Evidence, a two-day conference covering 20+ topics • The concept of Medicine for Today has been revived for day-long conferences for 2020. IAFP has also been active in strengthening the family medicine pipeline with activities and programs: • Hundreds of Illinois medical students participated in our Summer Externship program, which placed rising M2’s in practices all over the state for a four-week family medicine experience. • What started as an Illinois-only residency fair grew into the Family Medicine Midwest Conference, a multi-state regional conference for scholarly works and recruitment. Action I am blessed to act as a coach to for IAFP board members. I am impressed with their thoughtfulness, ingenuity and leadership. It is easy to represent you because I wake up every morning thanking the Creator that I get to work with you. Your values are my values. I give my heartfelt thanks to the presidents I have served. Each term is intense and demanding, being barraged with emails and texts from me, doing interviews with media or testifying before government bodies. You know how important it is to create a clinical team to address all the aspects of practice: prevention; acute care and chronic disease care. Learning how you build clinical teams has helped IAFP staff to team up to provide advocacy, education and action in support of family medicine values. My teammates and I have 162 years of service combined to IAFP. We all work to serve you! You can read Vince’s full message along with a slideshow tribute to his 30 years with IAFP on the IAFP Blog at www.iafp.com/iafp-blog

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FP added the new category of Transitional membership in December 2018, for those who have graduated dical school less than two years ago and are still seeking residency, with national and state dues. This change abled them to register for AAFP National Conference. AAFP also combined all medical students into the student egory and assigned any student at an international school to the chapter indicated by their home address. In ois, 212 of our student members are enrolled at international schools. Student dues are free for the duration of dical school.

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New Physician Retention 84.89 83.4% New Physician Membership New Physician Membership Less than 7 years in practice Member 2019 2018

20192018 2018 MemberMember Resident to Active Member2019 68.8% 62.9% Conversion Active Member68.8% 68.8% ResidentResident to ActivetoMember 62.9% 62.9% ConversionShare: Our Market Conversion New Physician Retention 84.89 83.4% In 2019, 71.9% of inIllinois family physicians were Less than 7 years practice New Physician Retention 84.89 83.4% New Physician Retention 84.89 83.4% IAFP members, compared Less than in7 years in practice with 71.8% in 2018. Less than 7 years practice Our Market Share: In 2019, 71.9% of Illinois family physicians were Our Market Share: Our Market Share: IAFP members, withphysicians 71.8% in 2018. In 2019, 71.9% of Illinois physicians family were In 2019, 71.9% of Illinoiscompared family were IAFP members, compared with 71.8% in 2018. IAFP members, compared with 71.8% in 2018.

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AFP provides year-round advocacy in Illinois and Washington, DC, but two signature events in 2019 showcased the value of personal relationships and input from all levels in advocating for the issues that are integral to family medicine, public health and patient care. Our bi-annual three days of advocacy, Spring into Action brought 72 members from across the state and the career spectrum to Springfield. This event provides crucial early advocacy experience for IAFP members, especially students and residents. More than half of the total attendees were resident members. Each day was action-packed and unique, showcasing family medicine and exposing IAFP members to the variety of possibilities of any given day during the General Assembly session.

Devoted to Advocacy Government Relations

“Team Tuesday” was largely driven by students and residents. Our group attended a press conference announcing a proposal for a $1 increase in the state’s cigarette tax along with a tax on other tobacco products such as e-cigarettes. The bill, sponsored by Senate President John Cullerton, with the support of many legislators who have championed tobacco and nicotine use reduction policy, was eventually enacted. The “Day 2 Crew” (Wednesday) was the largest gathering, with over 40 advocates from Chicago, NorthShore, Peoria, Springfield and more. IAFP board member Santina Wheat, MD and former Resident board member Kristina Dakis, MD started their day at the Statehouse recording a radio interview with Illinois NPR before joining their colleagues to meet with legislators. Wednesday afternoon ended with a stroll to the Governor’s Mansion for a photo opportunity with Gov. JB Pritzker.

The Day 2 Crew with Gov. JB Pritzker

The “Day 3 FPs” (Thursday) started their Capitol experience with a 45-minute meeting in Lt. Governor Julianna Stratton’s office with her chief of staff. Resident physicians at Northwestern Humboldt Park and Lake Forest, AMITA LaGrange, along with board members, three IAFP past presidents, and others shared their experiences on topics from patient health literacy, to prior authorization hassles, to telepsychiatry as a game-changing improvement for access to mental health treatment. Edward Blumen, MD and Emma Daisy, MD with Charles Watkins (right) Chief of Staff to Lt. Gov. Juliana Stratton

IAFP continued our strong presence on Capitol Hill when 21 Illinois members attended the AAFP Family Medicine Advocacy Summit in Washington, DC. Illinois Congressman Brad Schneider (D-10) received the AAFP’s Congressional Primary Care Champion Award for co-sponsoring the Primary Care Patient Protection Act of 2018, which sought to help patients strengthen relationships with their primary care physicians. Illinois members met with Sen. Tammy Duckworth and staff for Sen. Dick Durbin, along with many other Illinois House members. IAFP has two leaders serving on the AAFP’s FamMed PAC Board of Directors: Ellen Brull, MD and resident physician representative, Michelle Byrne, MD. As a growing political action committee in Washington, DC, FamMedPAC reached $1 million in donations during the last election cycle and has worked hard to become more transparent in their disclosures to members on their donations. Its purpose is to help elect candidates to the U.S. Congress who support the AAFP’s legislative goals and objectives. We encourage our members learn more at https://www.aafp.org/advocacy/donate/fammedpac.html

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2019 Government Relations Highlights Tobacco 21 becomes law in Illinois on July 1. Illinois become the eighth state to prohibit sales of any tobacco product to anyone under age 21. IAFP board chair Asim Jaffer, MD was a key figure in the statewide effort, as well as pushing for Peoria to adopt tobacco 21 policy in 2018 to help build momentum for the state law. He also attended the bill signing with Gov. JB Pritzker on April 7. Home Birth Maternity Care Crisis Study Committee: The Home Birth Maternity Care Crisis Study Committee was created to provide the General Assembly a consumer-focused, evidencebased solution to the Illinois Home Birth Maternity Care Crisis. Santina Wheat, MD represented IAFP with testimony at a hearing on September 19th. New laws in effect for 2020 • Mental Health Resources Public colleges and universities must make mental health and suicide prevention resources readily accessible to students starting in the 2020-2021 academic year. • Recreational Marijuana Illinois became the 11th state to legalize recreational use. Illinoisans cannot grow their own unless they are a registered medical marijuana patient, but adults 21 and up can legally purchase marijuana sold in dispensaries across the state. • Ensuring Women’s Rights During Pregnancy and Childbirth ensures that every woman has certain rights with regard to pregnancy and childbirth, including the right to choose her birth setting and be treated with respect before, during and after pregnancy by health care professionals. IAFP has a new lobbying firm: Our long-standing lobbyist and best advocate in Springfield, Bruce Kinnett retired from CookWitter after a 30+ year career. He represented family physicians and family medicine’s issues at the statehouse and with the Executive branch for over 20 years. IAFP is now working with Brian Wojcicki, JD and his firm, Illinois Capitol Group as IAFP’s lobbying firm in Springfield. After his fellowship in the Governor’s Office of Legislative Affairs, Brian worked for Cook-Witter, Inc. several years before starting Illinois Capitol Group. During his tenure at Cook-Witter, Inc., Brian lobbied on behalf of IAFP, alongside Bruce and participated in an AAFP State Legislative Conference and several government relations committee calls.

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Survey

Survey Says… Family physicians skeptical about harm reduction with e-cigarettes; concerned about vaping as gateway Says… IAFP advocacy kicked into high gear in response the skyrocketing rates of youth e-cigarette use. Figures

Family physicians skeptical harm reduction with e-cigarettes; concerned about vaping from the Illinoisabout Department of Public Health show that e-cigarette use among youthasingateway 2018 was higher

than smoking rates were 10 years before. with about 25 percent of high school seniors using e-cigarettes

IAFP advocacy kicked into high gear in response the skyrocketing rates of youth e-cigarette use. Figures from the Illinois and more than 8 percent of eighth graders. Illinois’ Tobacco21 law took effect on July 1, 2019 prohibiting Department of Public Health show that e-cigarette use among youth in 2018 was higher than smoking rates were 10 years sales of tobacco and vaping products to persons under age 21 as an important policy step to cut the before, with about 25 percent of high school seniors using e-cigarettes and more than 8 percent of eighth graders. Illinois’ supply chain to youth. Tobacco21 law took effect on July 1, 2019 prohibiting sales of tobacco and vaping products to persons under age 21 as an important policy stepofto2019 cut the chain to youth. The rest wassupply filled with headlines about an outbreak of e-cigarette, or vaping, product useassociated lung injury (EVALI), with thousands of cases reported around the country. A CDC investigation

The rest of 2019 was one filledsource with headlines about an to outbreak e-cigarette, vaping, product use-associated lung injury revealed of harm was linked Vitamin of E acetate usedor THC vaping products. The president (EVALI), withraised thousands of cases reported around the country. A CDC investigation revealed one source of harm the federal age to buy tobacco and vaping products to 21 in late December and early in January, was linked to Vitamin E acetate used in THC vaping products. The President raised the federal age to buy tobacco and vaping products to 21 FDA limited flavors for some vaping devices, policy that advocates decry as falling short and acquiescing in late December and in January, the FDA limited flavors for some vaping devices, policy that advocates decry as falling short to the retail industry. and acquiescing to the retail industry. Illinois family physicians express caution and concerns about vaping in results from a fall 2019 survey of

Illinois familyour physicians express and talking concerns vaping in results from a fall 2019 survey our members. They members. Theycaution believe that withabout patients (including children/adolescents) will notofencourage believe that talking will not encourage them to vape and are skeptical of the them towith vapepatients and are (including skeptical ofchildren/adolescents) the concept of harm reduction with vaping: concept of harm reduction with vaping: •

don’t believe that vaping is safer than combustible or chewing tobacco.

• Members don’t thatvaping vapingcould is safer combustible chewing • believe opine that be than a gateway to otheror tobacco usetobacco. and illicit drugs (including • Members opine that vaping could be a gateway to other tobacco use and illicit drugs (including cannabis) cannabis) majority of Illinois family believe physicians believe vaping is just as smoking cigarettes and current cigarette A majority ofAIllinois family physicians vaping is just as harmful as harmful smokingascigarettes and therefore therefore current smokers should not switch to these products. smokers should not switch tocigarette these products. Do you believe that discussing E-cigarettes/vaping with children/adolescents would encourage them to use Ecigarettes or vaping devices? Do you believe E-cigarettes/vaping are safer to use than conventional tobacco cigarettes? Do you believe E-cigarettes/vaping are safer to use than using chewing tobacco? Do you believe E-cigarettes/vaping could be a gateway to other tobacco use? Do you believe that E-cigarettes/vaping devices could be a gateway to using other illicit drugs (such as marijuana)? Do you think that E-cigarettes/vaping should be regarded as a type of smoking cessation treatment?

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Which of the two following statements you agree with more? E-cigarettes and vaping products are just as harmful as smoking cigarettes and therefore current cigarette smokers should not switch to these products While e-cigarettes and vaping products are not harmless, they are much less harmful than smoking cigarettes so current smokers who can’t quit should switch completely to a vapor product Results based on 126 responses from IAFP members, October 2019.

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More results from this survey and an in-depth article on vaping will be featured in the May/June 2020 issue of Illinois Family Physician. Thanks to guidance from Monica Fudala, MD; and Kiran Joshi, MD, MPH. Research by Daniel J. Bester and Lauren Turich, MPH, IAFP public health externs, 2019-20. Sources: https://www.iafp.com/assets/docs/Tobacco/IL-e-cig-infograph-publicationsohpmiysecig.pdf http://www.dph.illinois.gov/news/age-buy-tobacco-now-21 https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/basic_information/e-cigarettes/severe-lung-disease/healthcare-providers/index.html#what-is-new. https://www.lung.org/our-initiatives/tobacco/cessation-and-prevention/tobacco-21-laws.html https://www.factcheck.org/2020/01/qa-on-the-fdas-flavored-e-cig-policy/

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Let IAFP help with New Illinois State Requirements for 2020

Beginning in 2020, all Illinois physicians must complete 1 hour of sexual harassment prevention training orderIllinois to renew their licenses. Let IAFP help withinNew State Requirements for 2020 Additionally, every physician who is licensed to prescribe must controlled substances complete 3 Beginning in January 2020, all Illinois physicians complete 1 hourmust of sexual harassment prevention training in order theironlicenses. Additionally, every physician who is licensed to prescribe controlled substances must hours to of renew education safe opioid prescribing practices. complete 3 hours of education on safe opioid prescribing practices. These four hours count towards the 150 CME hours necessary for your license renewal. These four hours count towards the 150 CME hours necessary for your license renewal. These hours must be offered or accredited by a professional association (such as IAFP!), stateThese hours must be offered or accredited by a professional association (such as IAFP!), state government agency, or government agency, or federal agency. Requirements are in effect for the current physicianfederal agency. Requirements are in effect for theBefore currentthe physician licensure cycle. Before the 2020, licenseevery renewal deadline of will Julyneed 31, 2020, every Illinois licensure cycle. license renewal deadline of July 31, Illinois physician to complete 1 hour physician will need to complete 1 hour of sexual harassment prevention training, and every controlled substance license of sexual harassment prevention training, and every controlled substance license holder will need to complete the required holder will need to complete 3 hours of education on safe opioid prescribing. Unless the law is changed, these trainings and be able to provide proof (such as a certificate of completion) if requested. Unless the law is changed, these requirementswill will be bein ineffect effectfor for each eachthree-year three-yearlicensure licensure cycle. requirements cycle.

To Complete IAFP Courses 1. Login to cme.iafp.com 2. Sign in (your username for this site is unique and is NOT your IAFP or AAFP login. If this is your first time visiting our education website, you will need to register and create a free account) 3. All courses that meet the new requirements under the tab "IL State Requirements" 4. Review the online course 5. Complete posttest, evaluation & credit claim 6. Print or download CME certificate 7. Keep certificate for your record While you will not be required to submit any documentation proving that you have completed the required three hours of opioid safety, you should keep your records in the event of an audit. Should you be audited, you would need a copy of a CME certificate that states the course name, date taken, name of the accredited provider, and your name.

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IAFP has online courses at cme.iafp.com to help you fulfill all requirements Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Physicians must complete 1 CME hour for re-licensure Sexual Harassment in Health Care Presented by Marian Sassetti, MD, FAAFP Partner, Lake Street Family Physicians; Oak Park, IL & Assistant Professor, Rush University Medical Center Safe Opioid Prescribing Training Physicians must complete 3 CME hours when renewing a controlled substance license Opioid Safety in Primary Care Presented by William Campbell, DO, Chair, IAFP Opioid Safety Workgroup, Campbell Health Solutions, SC, Tinley Park, IL Challenges and Best Practices in MAT for OUD Presented by Thomas Huggett, MD, MPH, Family Physician and Medical Director – Mobile Health Lawndale Christian Health Center Chicago and Gagandeep Goyal, MD, Medical Director, Addiction Wellness Services Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) in Solo/Small Group Practice Presented by Mary C. “Molly” Rutherford, MD, MPH, FAAFP, FASAM, Founder/CEO, Bluegrass Family Wellness, PLLC Harm Prevention and Harm Reduction in Opioid Safety Presented by William Campbell, DO, Chair, IAFP Opioid Safety Workgroup, Campbell Health Solutions, SC, Tinley Park, IL For more information please visit www.iafp.com/sexual-harassment-prevention-il-state-requirement www.iafp.com/opioid-safety-il-state-requirements


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ILLINOIS FAMILY PHYSICIAN IAFP gets Dialed in on Diabetes The Illinois Academy of Family Physicians created a new resource, Dialed in on Diabetes, to help members and other providers caring for patients with type 2 diabetes. The campaign ran during National Diabetes Awareness Month in November and included a radio public service announcement that aired on radio stations in Rockford, Peoria, Springfield and Champaign the first two weeks of November. Dialed in on Diabetes website www.iafp.com/did is the home of our toolbox to help you with this challenging chronic disease and the related cardiovascular risks associated with diabetes. You’ll find CME programs, updated research, patient education links and resources and even some recommended reading for providers and patients. Our content experts Dr. Marian Sassetti, a family physician in Oak Park and Dr. Naomi Parrella, a family physician and obesity medicine specialist at Rush University Medical Center, used short videos to provide support on various aspects of diabetes you can use all year long. “Without question diabetes takes a toll on individuals, families, communities and our system as a whole,” says Dr. Sassetti. “We know there are no quick fixes when dealing with diabetes. But we can reverse the trend and make a huge positive impact across our communities.” Dr. Parrella also emphasizes the positive potential we have in turning the trends of type 2 diabetes. “Caring for so many patients with type 2 or at risk of developing type 2 diabetes may seem overwhelming at times. Diabetes is a complex chronic condition that responds to healthy lifestyle behaviors. We can help our patients along this journey.” Each video is about five minutes long and includes a blog post with greater detail and links to resources discussed in the videos. • Setting the Foundation and Tools to Help • Diabetes and Behavioral Health • Diabetes, Obesity and Cardiovascular Health • Navigating the Holiday Season with Diabetes The DID website has over 2,000 page visits to date and is available to members and the public at www.iafp.com/did

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Reports of Committees and Member Interest Groups Visit www.iafp.com/committees if you’d like to join any of these groups!

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CME Committee – Chaired by Sara Malone, MD The committee was responsible for the development and distribution of • 22 online “on-demand” IAFP activities • 19 live jointly-sponsored activities Academy Report • 17 online “on-demand” jointly-sponsored activities • 17 noontime webinars • 5 Doc’s Night Out events • 4 live conferences including Essential Evidence, Annual Meeting, & Family Medicine Midwest • 4 activities that meet new 2020 IL State Requirements for Opioid Safety education & Sexual Harassment Training • 4 online newsletters covering opioid safety • 3 live education events on Ethylene Oxide Exposure & AAFP Physicians Health First • 2 in-person & 2 online virtual KSA Group Studies Family Medicine Educators Committee – Chaired by Davis Yang, MD • Launched and maintained an online directory of Illinois Family Medicine Residency Programs https://www.iafp.com/il-fmr-list • Selected Kimberly Beiting, MD from the Northwestern McGaw Family Medicine Resident Program at Humboldt Park as the 2019 Resident Teacher of the Year. • Resident Scholarly Works Virtual Summit on May 30 showcased 15 research presentations. • AAFP National Conference of Residents and Medical Students - Illinois’ exhibit block included 22 residency programs along with OSF Healthcare, Carle, UnityPoint and SSM Health working together. • Elizabeth Bockhold, MD of AMITA Hinsdale Family Medicine Residency is the 2020 chair Government Relations Committee – Chaired by Janet Albers, MD • Discussed and provided feedback on a full spectrum of bills tracked by Cook-Witter, Inc. for IAFP, including: recreational marijuana, nurse staffing ratios, smoking cessation, Rx costs, psychiatric collaborative care model, maternal care, a uniform electronic prior authorization form for prescription drug benefits, to name a few. • Participated in: o local meetings with legislators o volunteered to serve on a Prior Authorization Workgroup as well as a Task Force on Infant and Maternal Mortality Among African Americans Act o attended meetings of the MCO/Provider groups convened by the Dept. of Healthcare and Family Services • Provided testimony in opposition to licensing lay midwives before the Home Birth Maternity Care Crisis Study Committee: Sen. Martinez’ SJR 14 created the Home Birth Maternity Care Crisis Study Committee to provide the General Assembly a consumer-focused, evidence-based solution to the Illinois Home Birth Maternity Care Crisis. • Executed and participated in three successful Spring Into Action mini-lobby days with 72 members participating across the three days. http://www.iafp.com/spring-into-action • Recognized Bruce Kinnett for his 30+ year career as he retired from Cook-Witter, Inc. on Oct. 1st. Bruce was our long-standing lobbyist and best advocate in Springfield. IAFP has relied on Bruce’s passion for advocacy, even-handed approach to bipartisan politics, and overall pristine reputation as he’s represented family physicians and family medicine’s issues at the statehouse and with the Executive branch. • Asim K. Jaffer, MD is the committee chair for 2020. Public Relations Task Force – Chaired by Kristin Drynan, MD The task force selected: • Brian Chicoine, MD – Advocate Adult Down Syndrome Center – Family Physician of the Year • Sonia Oyola, MD – University of Chicago – Family Medicine Teacher of the Year You can learn about each of them in the final Family Physician issue of 2019 • Task force members responded to a variety of media requests, including a live radio interview on home birth safety. • Task force members delivered two live presentations at Family Medicine Midwest: Getting Involved with Media Matters and Social Media 101: Choose Wisely. (continued next page)

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Public Health – Chaired by Kiran Joshi, MD, MPH IAFP’s public health committee was boosted by the work of interns Lauren Turich and Daniel Bester, both are medical students at Saint James School of Medicine who are based in Chicago. Among their activities: Managing and expanding Mental Health First Aid trainings to Chicago area medical students and community members, compiling and analyzing data from IAFP member surveys on public health topics. The seven work groups actively represented IAFP in advocacy and education activities. Behavioral Health, Health Equity, Infection Prevention and Opioid Safety put family physicians in action at the corner of family medicine and public health. Member Interest Groups Direct Primary Care Member Interest Group Chaired by Deborah Chisholm, MD, This MIG is for those who are running DPC practices; for those who are planning DPC practices; and for those who want to learn more about DPC. • MIG chair Dr. Chisholm, IAFP member Clodagh Ryan, MD and pediatrician Amber Price, MD, delivered a mainstage presentation on their DPC practices at the 2019 National DPC Summit, June 28-30. This IAFP Member Interest Group Blog post has more information https://www.iafp.com/iafp-blog Food as Medicine – Chaired by Amber Alencar, MD • Educated family physicians about the role of food in medicine through sharing information on conferences and other educational opportunities online. • Met and discussed challenges and best practices on nutrition and diet for patients. FPs in FQHC’s – Chaired by Mara Divis, DO • Shared ECHO-Chicago free CME modules from the University of Chicago Medicine for community based primary care provides • Made plans to offer “meet and greet visits” in 2020 to enable those working in or interested in FQHCs to learn by observation and direct inquiry. Reproductive Health – co-chaired by Kristina Dakis, MD and Tabatha Wells, MD • Advocated for reproductive health services legislation at the state level. • Educated family physicians throughout the region with reproductive health focused sessions at Family Medicine Midwest in Naperville, Illinois. • Coordinated with Midwest Access Project to present education at Family Medicine Midwest. Urgent Care – Chaired by Katie Raschka, MD • Met and discussed what challenges and opportunities they are facing • Will have quarterly meetings and invite others to join them to discuss Urgent Care issues • Formed an email discussion group to facilitate issues in between quarterly meetings. • The MIG members have joined AAFPs Emergency Medicine/Urgent Care MIG so they can compare national issues to Illinois issues. Women in Leadership – co-chaired by Janice Benson, MD and Emma Daisy, MD • Contributed to a CME Welcome Workshop at the Family Medicine Midwest conference by presenting on sexual harassment. • Provided online resources for the Women in Leadership Community Forum at www.iafp.com • Sponsored three Women in Leadership members to attend the Women in Medicine Summit and report back to the member interest group as well as provide resources posted to the Community Forum.

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IAFP Strategic Plan The IAFP’s strategic plan was reviewed and reaffirmed by the board of directors as the roadmap for the Academy to continue fulfilling its mission and implementing the vision. The plan also lives online at https://www.iafp.com/strategic-plan. Membership • Ease the pathways to meet professional requirements; including assisting family physicians to obtain education needed to remain licensed, board certified, and credentialed to practice at the top of their training and ability. • Connect family physicians to the information, training, colleagues and organizations they need to fully engage in their chosen practice style. Join a Member Interest Group • Build awareness among family medicine residents of the opportunities of active member status, and ease the transition from resident to active member • Develop family physicians as leaders in their practice, medical group, health system and community through training • Broaden and increase membership to unite all family physicians and to strengthen the profession. IAFP strives to have all practice scopes and regions in IL are represented on the Board. IAFP is committed to offer both virtual and live opportunities to engage Commit to Dialogue and Engagement • Be the voice of family medicine values to health organizations and the public; seeking to transform healthcare to be primary care-centric • Train volunteer leaders to represent family medicine as they make presentations, advocate and serve as media representatives • Choose strategic health organizations with which to engage and collaborate to promote family medicine • Supply family physicians with resources to understand health advocacy and to promote family medicine • Strongly define family medicine and showcase to members, medical students and others the values, services and best practices of the profession. Encourage volunteer leaders and new physicians to participate in Mentor Connection Lead with Advocacy • Be the voice of family medicine. Advocate for healthier communities and collaborate with other health organizations to improve health equity and social determinants of health. • Mobilize volunteer leaders and members in grass-roots meetings with state and federal legislators. • Raise awareness of family medicine as a specialty • Inform the legislators on issues relevant to family physicians • Advance the interests of Family Medicine with employers, health plans, and public and private payors. Promote the quadruple aim through advanced payment models that support joy in practice. • Publicize the value of Family Medicine and share widely. Quality CME • Be the source of CME opportunities for Illinois family physicians linking to excellent CME and creating CME to meet the needs of family physicians. IAFP offers virtual KSAs, live meetings, webinars, enduring materials and edu-social events with CME credit and easy reporting. • Collaborate with other health organizations to make clinical and non-clinical education available. Stewardship • Conserve resources to provide effective governance, efficient operations, and fiscal transparency • Use strategic plan to prioritize among various opportunities • Promote affordable pathways to complete post-graduate educational requirements • Encourage mentoring of volunteer leaders from all member segments; provide wide range of leadership opportunities inside and outside of IAFP.

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Chief Executive Officer: Vincent D. Keenan, CAE  630-427-8002 and vkeenan@iafp.com   Chief Operations Officer: Jennifer O’Leary 630-427-8001 and joleary@iafp.com   Chief Advocacy and Policy Officer: Gordana Krkic, CAE  630-427-8007 and gkrkic@iafp.com  Vice President of Communications : Ginnie Flynn  630-427-8004 and gflynn@iafp.com

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Vice President of Education and Meetings : Kate Valentine  630-427-8000 and kvalentine@iafp.com 

Director of Membership and Foundation: Diana Hernandez 630-427-8003 and dhernandez@iafp.com

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630-427-8005 and drozovics@iafp.com


Asim Jaffer, MD, FAAFP, HMDC, FAAHPM –President an Class of 2019 UICOMP Family Medicine Residency, Peoria Careyana M. Brenham, FAAFP Asim Jaffer, M Class ofMD, 2019 Michael Hanak, MD,UICOMP FAAFP Fam SIU Springfield Family Medicine Residency

Asim Jaffer, MD, FAAFP Peoria ALSO: Delegate to AAFP Congress of Delegates (2016-2018).

Monica Fudala, MD, FirstRush ViceUniversity President Primary Care Careyana M. Brenham, MD, FAAFP Chicago of Chicago (NorthShore) Family Medicine Sachin Dixit, MD, FAAFP, President-elect and Alternate De SIU SpringfieldUniversity Family Medicine Residency

First Vice President Sachin Dixit, MD, FAAFP Darien

Physician Lead – Advocate Medical Group, Orland Park

Illinois Academy ofMichael Family Physicians Rakotz, MD, FAAFP Sachin Dixit, M American Medical Association – Chicago Physician Lead Board of Directors 2019-20 Lauren Oshman, MD, MPH, FAAFP NorthShore University Health System Hanak, MD, FAAFP – Second Vice Preside Michael Rakotz,Michael MD, FAAFP Evanston American Medical Association – Chicago Chair: Sachin Dixit, MD, FAAFP, President: Monica J. Fudala, MD Rush University Care Monica Fudala, Primary MD, First Board Vice President Board Directors, Class of 2019 Second Vice President Monica Fudala, MD, Gurnee

Regional Medical Director – Advocate Medical Group

Medical Director for Oak Street Health Elgin

University of Chicago (NorthShore) Family Reside Santina Wheat, MD, MPH Medical Director – OrlandMedicine Park Erie Family Health Center, Chicago Monica Fudala, Careyana Brenham, MD, FAAFP - Springfield Michael Rakotz, MD, FAAFP - Chicago University of Ch

New Physicians

Santina Wheat, MD, MPH - Chicago Timothy Ott, DO, FAAFP Santina Wheat, MD, MPH ClassVice of 2020 Hanak, MD, FAAFP Second PresidentReside SIU–Quincy Family Medicine Erie Family HealthMichael Center, Chicago

Tabatha MDPrimary - Treasurer RushWells, University Care UIC Family Medicine Residency Emma Daisy, MD

New Physician, class of 2018 Elizabeth Salisbury-Afshar, MD, MPH, FAAFP ChicagoHeartland First Vice President President-elect Tabatha Wells, MD, FAAFP Michael Hanak, MD, FAAFP SIU Center for Family Medicine Residency Rush University Primary Care Springfield Chicago

Michael Hanak, Rush University Treasurer

Class of 2020 Health Center, Chicago Second Vice President Timothy Ott, DO, FAAFP SIU Quincy Family Careyana Medicine Residency

Noorain Akhtar, MD

Palos Medical MD, Group FAAFP M. Brenham, Michael Hanak, MD, class of 2015 Orland Park Tabatha Wells, MD Treasurer SIU Springfield Family Medicine Emma Daisy, MD Class of 2018 Resi Vista Family Medicine Little Company of MaryCorinne Kohler, MD, FAAFP Heartland HealthUIC Center, Chicago Family Medicine Residency Alternate Delegate to AAFP Congress of Delegates (2016-2018) Hospital, Evergreen Park Promise Healthcare, Champaign Tabatha Wells, M Alvia Siddiqi, MD, FAAFP - Itasca

Class of 2020

Lauren Oshman, MD,New MPH,Physicians FAAFP UIC Family Medic NorthShore University Health System, Class ofEvanston 2018

Michael Rakotz, MD, FAAFP Corinne Kohler, MD,Lubna FAAFP Madani, MD American Medical Association Promise Healthcare,Northwestern ChampaignImmediate Care, Chicago

Emma Daisy, MD Heartland Health Center Chicago

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Lauren Oshman, MD, MPH, FAAFP Medical Group Northwestern Chicago NorthShore University Health System, Evanston Lauren Oshman, Corinne Kohler, MD, FAAFP Lubna Madani, MD Timothy Ott, DO, FAAFP Promise Healthcare Lubna Northwestern Immediate NorthShore Univ Anna Shannahan, MD Brandyn Mason, DO Madani, MD Care Champaign

Aaron Goldstein, student UIC

Santina Wheat, MD, Residency MPH Chicago Osher Center for Integrative Medicine Carle Family Medicine Family Medicine Residency New Physicians NorthwesternSIU-Quincy Immediate Care, Chicago at Northwestern, Chicago Northwestern McGaw Urbana Family Medici

Class of 2021

MPH, FAAFP, FASAM

Chicago Dept. of Public Health New Physicians Physicians Kathleen (Kate)New Rowland, MD,

Patricia Chico, MD

Timothy Ott, DO, Esperanza Family SIU-Quincy Fam

FAAFP Kathleen (Kate) Rowland, MD, FAAFP Rush Copley Family Medicine Residency Program

Resident: Margaret (Maggie) Tate, DO Student: Tiffany Ku – Loyola University Resident and Student Emma Daisy, MD – of Medicine Medicine Residency, Stritch School Salisbury-Afshar, Carle MD,Family Urbana Maywood Heartland Health Center

Elizabeth Rush Copley Family Medicine Residency Program Patricia Chico, MD Sean McClella MPH, FAAFP, FASAM Kristina Dakis, MD, ResidentChicago Kathleen (Kate) AAFP Delegates Esperanza Family Health Chicag UIC Health Rush Medical Chicago Dept. of Public

AAFP Delegates

Shami Goyal, MD Lake Co. Health Department

Timothy Ott, DO, FAAFP Chicago Elizabeth Salisbury-Afshar, MD, SIU-Quincy Family Medicine Residency

Scott Levin, MD Kathleen (Kate) Rowland, MD, FAAFP West Suburban Family Rush Copley Family Medicine Residency, Oak Park Medicine Residency Program Aurora

David Hagan,Class MD Gibson City Clinic

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Rush Copley Fam

Resident and Student

Kristina Dakis, MD, Resident Asim Jaffer, MD, FAAFP, HMDC, FAAHPM 2022UIC UICOMP Family Medicine Residency, Peoria

Sean McClellan, Student RushSachin Medical College Dixit, MD, FAAFP

AAFP Alternate Delegates

FP Alternate Delegates Farah Chaus, MD Advocate Lutheran General Family Medicine Residency Park Ridge

Kristina Dakis, MD Gibson Health of Hoopeston & Paxton Clinic

Sara Malone, MD SIU Family Medicine Residency Program Carbondale

Santina Wheat, MD, MPH Northwestern McGaw Family Medicine Residency, Chicago

Deborah Edberg, MD Rush Family Medicine Chicago

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IAFP 2020 EVENTS Check www.iafp.com for details on all these, plus more events as they develop! March 20-21: March 27-28:

Essential Evidence Update CME – UIC, Chicago

Earn up to 11 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

May 13: May 13: May 20:

Medicine for Today – Carbondale Resident Scholarly Works Virtual Summit

IAFP will have an exhibit, stop by and see us.

Earn up to 11 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Essential Evidence Update CME – University of Illinois at Peoria

Login to this webinar and earn CME provided by resident members throughout the day.

Advocate Primary Care Symposium – Oak Lawn

July 10: Foundation White Sox Game Fundraiser July 30-August 1: AAFP National Conference of Students & Residents – Kansas City October 11-17: October 14:

AAFP Congress of Delegates and FMX–Chicago/McCormick Place Out and About: Oct. 14 at Imani Village. Oct. 15 at Rush Alzheimer’s Center IAFP Annual Meeting and Reception – Chicago

November 13-15: Family Medicine Midwest – Minneapolis (www.fmmidwest.org)

Uniting the best of the Midwest to inspire medical student to choose family medicine

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