NCAFP Objectives and Goals

Member Satisfaction and Practice Environment Committee

Objective:  Bolster the specialty of Family Medicine across all practice settings.


  • Improve the practice environment by providing education on different practice styles and opportunities to enhance practice efficiencies/effectiveness.
  • Increase networking opportunities and support for NCAFP members while providing quality education that impacts patient care and the practice of family medicine.
  • Help family physicians thrive (not simply survive) by promoting physician health and wellness and preventing burnout.

Advocacy Committee

Objective:  Strengthen the influence of family medicine with health systems, government agencies, and payers.


  • Decrease the administrative burden faced by family physicians in their day-to-day practice lives.
  • Work to ensure the value of family medicine is maximized. 
  • Improve access to full-scope family medicine for the people of North Carolina. 
  • Empower and increase the number of family physicians serving in leadership roles. 

Workforce Pipeline Committee

Objective:  Enhance the family physician pipeline.


  • Encourage systems, payers, and others in North Carolina to incentivize precepting, teaching and mentoring.
  • Provide opportunities for medical students, residents, and new physicians to learn about job opportunities in family medicine.
  • Nurture medical student and resident engagement.