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About the AAFP

Get to Know the Academy

Learn more about the AAFP’s history, the current state of the family medicine specialty, and the guiding strategy for our future.


View AAFP policy statements on various areas concerning health, the delivery of medical care, and in-house matters.


Affiliated Organizations

Gain insight into the AAFP’s interconnected associations devoted to philanthropy, research and analysis, education, and practice transformation.

AAFP Blogs

AAFP Blogs

Stay up-to-date on family medicine news, insights, and opinions when you follow the AAFP blogs.

Leadership & Recognition


The AAFP is governed by a Congress of Delegates, a Board of Directors, and a number of commissions and committees.

Awards & Scholarships

The AAFP's award system is designed to recognize individuals and/or groups whose initiatives or efforts benefit the family medicine specialty.

Constituencies & Interest Groups

Member Constituencies

The AAFP Commission on Membership and Member Services addresses issues of importance to physicians in member constituency groups.

Member Interest Groups

Member interest groups (MIGs) provide a forum for AAFP active members with shared professional interests.

Get Involved


Join the AAFP and be a part of the medical society dedicated to your specialty. Take advantage of member benefits specifically tailored to serve family physicians.

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Member Services

AAFP Chapters

AAFP chapters provide resources and networking opportunities for members. Learn about benefits of chapter membership and find contact information for your chapter.

Make a Difference

Go beyond your practice. Make the most of opportunities to participate and use your skills and knowledge to benefit others.

Be a Leader

Use your expertise and passion to strengthen the specialty of family medicine.

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Reach More Family Physicians

Opportunities to market to family physicians with the AAFP.

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