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Our Mission

The mission of this organization is to promote excellence in health care and the betterment of the health of the citizens of the state of Nevada. Purposes in support of this mission are:

  • To promote and maintain high standards among physicians who practice family medicine;
  • To encourage and assist men and women in preparing, qualifying, and establishing themselves in family practice;
  • To promote the art and science of family medicine and the betterment of public health;
  • To preserve the right of family physicians to engage in medical and surgical procedures for which they are qualified by training, experience and/or demonstrated ability;
  • To assist in providing postgraduate study courses and continuing medical education for family physicians;
  • To provide responsible advocacy for and education of patients and the public in health related matters;
  • To preserve and promote quality financially responsible health care;
  • To encourage and assist family physicians practicing in rural Nevada.