2017

  • September 26, 2017 – NJAFP President Dr. Peter Carrazzone spoke to NJ101.5 about the problems that result from low numbers of family physicians in New Jersey.
     
  • September 15, 2017 – Arnold Pallay, MD, was featured on NJ.com and TAPinto Montville as the recipient of NJAFP's 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award.
     
  • September 15, 2017 – Maria F. Ciminelli, MD, NJAFP Vice President, talked to the Asbury Park Press about the small number of residents graduating from New Jersey programs last year who became primary care doctors.
     
  • August 16, 2017 – NJAP President Peter Carrazzone, MD, talked to NJ101.5 about improvements needed for the state's Prescription Drug Monitoring program.
     
  • August 14, 2017 – NJAFP President Peter Carrazzone, MD, authored an opinion piece on the New Jersey Prescription Monitoring Program for The Star Ledger.
     
  • July 2017 – Success Story: NJAFP Coach Joshua Marx Helps GPTN Practice Excel in High Blood Pressure KPI.
     
  • July 5, 2017 – Peter Carrazzone, MD, was featured in St. George's University Alumni News and Wayne Patch as being elected President of NJAFP.
     
  • July 4, 2017 – Thomas P. McCarrick, MD, was featured in TAPinto Millburn and Millburn-Short Hills Patch as recipient of NJAFP’s 2017 Family Physician of the Year Award.
     
  • July 3, 2017 – News of NJAFP's case-based discussions about improving vaccination rates among teenagers at its Annual Scientific Assembly is included in MyCentralJersey.com.
     
  • March 8, 2017 – Peter Carrazzone, MD, president-elect, talked to NJ101.5 about viruses that cause fatigue.
     
  • February 7, 2017​ – Ray Saputelli, executive vice president, provided comment to Modern Healthcare about the New Jersey state law that requires opioid prescribers to warn parents of minors about risk of addiction.

2016

  • September 19, 2016 – Ray Saputelli, executive vice president, provided comment to NJBiz in response to a TD Bank survey on the financial pressures faced by physicians.
     
  • September 16, 2016 – NJAFP members Robert Gorman, MD, Mary Campagnolo, MD, and Jeffrey Rosenberg, MD, spoke to Inside Jersey about the fastest growing field in medicine and the team approach to primary care. 
     
  • September 9, 2016 – Thomas Shaffrey, MD, recipient of the President’s Award, was featured on MyCentralJersey.com
     
  • September 8, 2016 – Lauren Carruth, MD, was included in stories by NJ101.5 and NJSpotlight.com after testifying in front of the Senate Health and Human Services committee about the impact soaring costs of EpiPens will have on patients’ access. 
     
  • August 4, 2016 – Thomas Shaffrey,MD, recipient of the President’s Award, was featured in Bridgewater Patch and Watchug Patch.
     
  • August 3, 2016  Adity Bhattacharyya, MD, was featured on NJBiz.com as being named President of the Board of Trustees of NJAFP.
     
  • August 3, 2016 – Robert Eidus, MD, was featured in Cranford Patch as recipient of NJAFP’s 2016 Chair Award. 
     
  • August 3, 2016 – News of Assemblyman Herb Conaway receiving NJAFP’s Edward A. Schauer, MD, Public Policy Award was included on Cinnaminson Patch.
     
  • July 28, 2016 – Zeeshan Khan, M.D. was featured in the TAP into Milltown/Spotswood and East Brunswick Patch in recognition of being named NJAFP’s 2016 Michael J. Doyle, MD, FAAFP, New Jersey Family Medicine Resident of the Year.
     
  • March 14, 2016 – Past NJAFP President Thomas R. Ortiz, MD, was interviewed by WNYC about the lack of influx of patients in primary care offices following Medicaid’s expansion in New Jersey.

2015