FAM Allies Coalition
Fight Asthma Milwaukee Allies began with the powerful idea that better care could be provided to children with asthma through partnerships in healthcare, government and community.
All persons with asthma and their families living in our community will live full and active lives in a healthy environment.
FAM Allies seeks to improve the lives of people affected by asthma through community partnerships, resources, services and education.
- Pursue concrete, attainable goals.
- Include diversity in membership.
- Foster mutual respect, understanding and trust.
- Facilitate collaborative partnerships in activities.
- Build on strengths and resources in the community.
- Promote learning and empowerment that addresses social inequities.
- Disseminate knowledge and findings to all partners.
- Improve the quality of life for those affected with asthma in our community
- Foster and strengthen partnerships among key asthma stakeholders in our community.
- Provide asthma care education based on best practices.
- Link those affected by asthma, their families, other caregivers, and healthcare professionals to resources and services.
Mitchell H. Grayson, MD, FAAAAI, FACAAI
Associate professor of Pediatrics, Medicine, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Division of Allergy & Clinical Immunology, the Medical College of Wisconsin