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Working for Family Physicians

The AAFP is one of the largest medical organizations and represents more than 110,600 family physicians, family medicine residents, and medical students.

 

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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.


Policies

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


Organizations

Affiliated Organizations

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

Leadership & Recognition

Governance

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.

Special Constituencies

Special Constituencies

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

Get Involved

Membership

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.

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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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