Welcome to the South Carolina
Academy of Family Physicians

The SCAFP is the Palmetto state’s largest primary care specialty medical association, representing over 2,099 family physicians, residents and medical students. The mission of the South Carolina Academy of Family Physicians is to improve the health care of all South Carolinian’s through supporting and representing the specialty of family medicine.


2023 Summer Break Away & Annual Assembly

June 8-11 2023

Sonesta Beach Resort, Hilton Head Island, SC

The Summer Break Away & Annual Assembly will include family physicians, residents, and other primary health care providers from SC and other states, and offer current information on diverse medical subjects and practice enhancement strategies. Earn CME while enjoying the fine dining, beach, and tons of local activities.

Exhibiting, Sponsor and Speaker Opportunities

Family physicians in private and group practices. Family medicine residents and medical students. Academic leaders. Other primary care physicians and health care providers

Armed Services, Electronic health record companies, financial services, Home health providers, Physician recruiting services, Medical billing companies, Health insurance plans, Pharmaceutical companies

Exhibitors, Sponsors and Speakers please contact scafpcoordinator@gmail.com 

Speakers, please provide your speaker topic, 3 objectives, and your CV. 


Academy Recourses are Available & We Are Here to Help!!!

Family Physicians are feeling the strain of this pandemic, and it can be trying on our mental and physical health. Finding balance during these times can be difficult.  If you find yourself in a downward spiral, here are some resources that might help, including a free physician support line and free online therapy for health care workers.

You can also find well-being resources in the AAFP's Physician Health First Initiative, as well as in this Academy webinar.

Practice Enhancement Through Clinically Correct Coding

he SCAFP is excited to offer the Practice Enhancement through Clinically Correct Coding CME series.  These educational sessions, approved for up to 20 Prescribed AAFP CME credits, can serve as an up-to-date resource for billing, coding, and operational business strategies to help you succeed in your practice.

Your colleague and SCAFP member, Dr. Nick Ulmer, a certified professional coder and Fellow with the AAFP. has built sessions tailored to the needs of family physicians to assist in the business of medicine, whether located in the inpatient or outpatient practice setting.  The education covers topics such as basic coding, clinical quality metric attainment, Medicare Wellness completion, and Transition Care Management.  Additionally, opportunities for revenue capture through dermatology coding/billing, telehealth and care management are explained in the sessions.


New For 2022...

  • NEW and ENHANCED CME offering for Family Medicine Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants in BOTH inpatient and outpatient spaces
    • All sessions are updated and current for 2022
    • On-line access; individual module or package options. Live until 12/31/2022!!
  • The Series has been approved for up to 20 Prescribed Credits from the AAFP
    • 5 credits from 20 modules targeted to outpatient/office-based providers
    • 5 credits from 14 modules targeted to inpatient/hospital-based providers
  • Platform is “open access” allowing you to choose what you wish to complete and get credit upon successful passing of the post test
    • Upon purchase of the courses, all sessions can be accessed (launch date is Feb. 21)
    • First 25 to purchase the series will be offered a 5 chart E&M outpatient audit at no cost

AAFP Videos Available: Improving Adult Immunization Rates

The videos are to assist members increase vaccination rates in their practice by providing evidence-based interventions for use with vaccine-hesitant patients.