Two DPC Docs Win Family Doctor of the Year Award by the AAFP!

Congratulations, Dr. Walsh and Purcell. Of course, they were the only ones to respond to the Shawn Martin (AAFP President) tweet. That being said, there is NO WAY the AAFP would EVER allow a DPC doctor to win this award by themselves! Can you imagine them ever celebrating someone not working within the crooked insurance system? Nope. That system is what pays the AAFP machine. The blowback by the rest of the AAFP would be too much……..actually, they would write a few letters of mildly harsh words and then just let it go like they do everything else (NP encroachment, RVU disparities with specialists, etc).

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Douglas Farrago MD

Douglas Farrago MD is a full-time practicing family doc in Forest, Va. He started Forest Direct Primary Care where he takes no insurance and bills patients a monthly fee. He is board certified in the specialty of Family Practice. He is the inventor of a product called the Knee Saver which is currently in the Baseball Hall of Fame. The Knee Saver and its knock-offs are worn by many major league baseball catchers. He is also the inventor of the CryoHelmet used by athletes for head injuries as well as migraine sufferers. Dr. Farrago is the author of four books, two of which are the top two most popular DPC books. From 2001 – 2011, Dr. Farrago was the editor and creator of the Placebo Journal which ran for 10 full years. Described as the Mad Magazine for doctors, he and the Placebo Journal were featured in the Washington Post, US News and World Report, the AP, and the NY Times. Dr. Farrago is also the editor of the blog Authentic Medicine which was born out of concern about where the direction of healthcare is heading and the belief that the wrong people are in charge. This blog has been going daily for more than 15 years Article about Dr. Farrago in Doximity Email Dr. Farrago – [email protected]

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1 Response

  1. Kurt says:

    A crooked organization if there ever was one. I can’t wait until I see it shrivel up and blow away. One warning sign would be a dues increase. That’s something folks should keep an eye out for. Plus if they try and put more MOC requirements in to make the bastids more money could be another sign. I’d be the last one to know as I retired and left the group. I’m sure someone will report the above here at A.M. as soon as it happens so watch out!

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