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.
View AAFP policy statements on various areas concerning health, the delivery of medical care, and in-house matters.
Programs & Initiatives
Learn about AAFP efforts on behalf of family physicians and their patients.
Gain insight into the AAFP’s interconnected associations devoted to philanthropy, research and analysis, education, and practice transformation.
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
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.
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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
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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.
Use your expertise and passion to strengthen the specialty of family medicine.
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