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Tobacco 21 Press Conferences in South Bend and Terre Haute

May 29, 2019

Senator Todd Young will head to South Bend on 5/29 and Terre Haute on 5/31 to share legislation he recently introduced in Congress that would prohibit the purchase of tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, to anyone under the age of 21.

Healthcare Providers Reminded to Stay Vigilant Against Hepatitis A as Outbreak Tops 1,400 Cases

May 24, 2019

Indiana has been experiencing an outbreak of hepatitis A for more than 18 months, and new cases continue to be identified.

2019 IAFP Research Day Prize Winners

May 22, 2019

Congratulations to this year's IAFP Research Day prize winners!

Recommendations for Adult Measles Vaccination

May 22, 2019

ISDH has shared additional measles information in their latest Health Alert, clarifying vaccination recommendations.

Updated Measles Guide

May 3, 2019

The Indiana State Department of Health is distributing an updated Measles Guide for Healthcare Providers.

VIM-producing CRPA among Adult Patients Who Underwent Bariatric Surgery In Mexico

March 13, 2019

Several state health departments and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are investigating 16 infections of Verona Integron-mediated Metallo-ß-lactamase (VIM)-producing carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa (CRPA) among adult patients who underwent bariatric surgery in Mexico.

Confirmed Mumps Outbreak At IU Bloomington

March 12, 2019

The Monroe County Health Department, Indiana University (IU) – Bloomington, and the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) are investigating an outbreak of mumps among university students.

Confirmed Mumps Cases At IU Bloomington

February 21, 2019

The Monroe County Health Department, IU – Bloomington, and the ISDH are investigating two confirmed cases of mumps in university students.

New HIV ECHO Tele-mentoring Program Launches February 14

February 4, 2019

New HIV ECHO Tele-mentoring Program Launches February 14.

Providers Advised To Remain Vigilant As Measles Activity Increases Across The US

February 1, 2019

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) is urging providers across the state to be aware of recent increased measles activity across the United States.

Call For Patient-Related Stories For Upcoming Publication

January 15, 2019

Have you had a patient who profoundly influenced you, who you learned from, or who touched your life?

IAFP Member Appointed To AAFP Commission

December 18, 2018

Congratulations to Teresa Lovins, MD, of Columbus, who has been appointed to the AAFP's Commission on Governmental Advocacy.

ABFM 2019 Spring Exam Application

December 12, 2018

The application process for the ABFM April 2019 Certification Exam and the Longitudinal Assessment Pilot (FMCLA) began on December 7.

Indiana’s Hepatitis A Outbreak Enters Second Year

December 7, 2018

It has been more than a year since Indiana began responding to the hepatitis A outbreak among several at-risk populations.

Lisa Hatcher, MD, Elected President-Elect Of The ISMA

October 29, 2018

Lisa A. Hatcher, MD, MBA (Columbia City), a family medicine physician and IAFP member, has been elected president-elect of the ISMA by her colleagues.

Updated: Hepatitis A Outbreak In Indiana

October 25, 2018

Since November 2017, ISDH has confirmed 578 outbreak-related cases of hepatitis A.

New Free Zika Virus Continuing Education

October 18, 2018

The CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) and Medscape have introduced a new FREE continuing education (CE) activity.

Call for Cases: Acute Flaccid Myelitis – 2018

October 17, 2018

Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is a condition characterized by acute onset of flaccid limb weakness and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showing lesions in the gray matter of the spinal cord.

Austin, Indiana's Will Cooke, MD, Is AAFP Family Physician Of The Year

October 14, 2018

William Cooke, MD, has earned national recognition from the AAFP.

IAFP Past President Appointed Chair Of AAFP Commission On Education

October 14, 2018

Richard Feldman, MD, will chair one of eight commissions that direct AAFP policies and programs.