Honorary Membership

Created: 1947

Designated by the Congress of Delegates for persons of distinction who have rendered outstanding service to the AAFP or the medical profession, or for distinguished members of the AAFP who have retired from practice. Honorary members shall be entitled to the privilege of the floor of the Assembly but shall not be entitled to vote, and they shall pay no dues or admission fee and shall have no right, title or interest in any of the property of the Academy. Constituent chapters may not confer honorary membership but may propose candidates for honorary membership to the AAFP. If you have any questions or need more information, please contact AAFP at (800) 274-2237, ext. 6831, or email twinch@aafp.org.

View Past Recipients.(1 page PDF)

Nominations from:

Members of the AAFP Board of Directors, AAFP Constituent Chapters, Commissions and Committees

Nominations to:

AAFP Commission on Membership and Member Services

Nominations by:

May 1

Approved by:

AAFP Board of Directors and Congress of Delegates

Presented at:

Congress of Delegates*

*Travel expenses are provided as outlined in the AAFP Travel Guidelines for Award Recipients.