NC General Assembly

Advocating for Greater Investment in Primary Care

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December 5 - December 8, 2024

2024 Winter Family Physicians Weekend



June Member Spotlight

Regina Bray Brown, MD

Family Physician at Harnett Health and Program Director at the Harnett Health Family Medicine Residency

Read more about Dr. Bray Brown!

Reflecting on 75 years of advancing family medicine

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Since 1947, NCAFP has been advancing family medicine in North Carolina. Our mission is to improve the lives and professional environment of current and future family physicians so they can continue to provide exceptional care to their patients and communities for another 75 years and beyond. Learn about our first 75 years by viewing our historical timeline.

NCAFP Membership

In 2023, the NCAFP enjoyed strong and continued support from our members. Thank you for your membership: we can't make Family physicians universally valued and accessible without your help!


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Revisit our podcast with the late Dr. Jim Jones with a special prologue.

NCAFP Podcasts

Don't miss our great podcasts: NCFM Today and The Family Doctor: Lessons Learned. Wisdom Shared. You can find them both here.



To improve the lives and professional environment of current and future family physicians so they can provide exceptional care to their patients and communities.


Family physicians will be universally valued for their role in providing high quality care to the people of North Carolina.

Objectives and Goals

Read our complete Objectives and Goals here.

  1. We believe that Family Medicine is essential to the well-being of the health of North Carolina, and that Family Medicine is well-suited to improve the health of the residents of our state.
  2. We believe in a healthcare system that is primary care driven providing quality, access and affordability.  We believe that the physician-patient relationship is sacred.
  3. We believe in a healthcare system that is fair, equitable and accessible. We believe in the elimination of health disparities and barriers to access to healthcare for North Carolina.
  4. We believe in a comprehensive approach to care, and value the health and well-being of patients, families and communities.
  5. We value collaborative communication with all parties concerned with healthcare delivery, and advocate for a positive practice environment to nourish the specialty of family medicine.
  6. We value the professional and personal well-being of our members.

Gregory K. Griggs, MPA, CAE
Executive Vice President and CEO

Shawn Parker, JD, MPA, 
General Counsel and Chief of Staff

Kathryn C. Atkinson, CMP
Director, Meetings & Events

Perry W. Price 
Manager, Workforce Initiatives

Kevin LaTorre, MA
Manager, Communications and Membership

Jan Rainey
Manager, Finances