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Family Physician of the Day Program

Since 1983, the Nebraska Academy of Family Physicians has played an important part in the Nebraska Legislature through the volunteer Family Physician of the Day program. Through this program, NAFP members volunteer to take care of the medical needs of Nebraska State Senators and their families during the legislative session. Not only have NAFP members provided necessary medical services to the Senators, but they have also provided Senators input from a family physician perspective. This program has enabled the NAFP to build an effective relationship with our Senators; a relationship that must be maintained if our views and suggestions concerning Family Medicine are to be heard.

Which dates are open?

  • Click the link above to view our Family Physician of the Day Calendar. Here you can view which dates have been taken and which are still available for your choosing. To secure your date(s), fill out the application below.

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Thank you to our 2021 volunteers!

2021 continued to present some unique challenges for the legislature, however we were able to maintain the Family Physician of the Day program this year. Due to some new guidelines being followed it may have looked different than in the past, but we want to sincerely thank everyone who volunteered for the program this year! We had multiple physicians who were repeat volunteers and we appreciate the time you take out of your busy schedules to do this.

Below are the volunteers we would like to thank for 2021:

Derrick Anderson, MD Kip Anderson, MD Jason Bespalec, MD
Rachel Blake, MD, FAAFP J. Russell Bowen, MD Hans Dethlefs, MD
Doug Dunning, MD, FAAFP Sean C. Flor, MD Dave Hoelting, MD
Pat Hotovy, MD Amy Jespersen, MD, FAAFP Christine Keim, MD
Heather Kleeman, DO Lynette Kramer, MD Robert Messbarger, MD, FAAFP
Dale Michels, MD, FAAFP Joe Miller, MD, FAAFP Jordan Moncrief, MD
Will Ostdiek, MD Robert Rhodes, MD, FAAFP Erika Rothgeb, MD
Michelle Sell, MD, FAAFP Douglas States, MD Eric Thomsen, MD
George Voigtlander, MD, FAAFP Marlon Weiss, MD Steven M. Williams, MD, FAAFP