AAFP Chapters

Contact Your Chapter

Interested in learning more about your chapter and the membership benefits it offers? Search the chapter directory to find contact information for your chapter.

Contact Your Chapter

Interested in learning more about your chapter and the membership benefits it offers? Search the chapter directory to find contact information for your chapter.

AAFP chapters make it convenient for AAFP members to access relevant information and focused resources right where they live and work. The AAFP has a chapter for each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Uniformed Services, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.

Benefits of Chapter Membership

Chapters provide a variety of benefits to members, with each chapter offering its own menu of benefits, including local and regional continuing medical education (CME), networking, and mentoring opportunities. Many members who are involved in leadership positions at the chapter level advance to hold national leadership positions by serving on an AAFP commission, task force, or the national Board. Chapters also help to advance the specialty of family medicine by advocating to local and state legislators. To find out the variety of benefits your chapter offers, search the chapter directory and contact your chapter.

About AAFP and Chapter Membership

AAFP membership is unified, which means that members are required to belong to the national AAFP and to their appropriate chapter.

Chapter Dues

Chapter and local dues vary by membership type and by chapter. If a member relocates to the jurisdiction of another chapter, his or her chapter dues amount may change. Learn about the cost of national, chapter, and local chapter dues according to your membership type below, or find more information about membership types.

  • Active Membership Dues
  • Resident Membership Dues
  • Student Membership Dues -- AAFP membership is free for students enrolled in a Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) or an American Osteopathic Association's Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (AOA COCA)-accredited medical school. Dues for international medical students is $35 annually.
  • Supporting Family Physician Member Dues
  • Supporting Non-Family Physician Member Dues
  • International Membership Dues -- AAFP membership dues are $120 annually (Jan 1 to Dec 31). Membership dues for international medical students are $35 annually.
  • Inactive Membership Dues -- National AAFP dues are $55 annually (Jan 1 to Dec 31). Chapter and local dues vary. Please contact your chapter for more information about dues.
  • Life Membership Dues -- One-time national membership dues are $350 effective Jan 1 following transfer to life membership. Chapter and local dues vary. Please contact your chapter for more information about dues.

Governance: How Chapters Influence AAFP Policies

Two members from each AAFP chapter serve as delegates to the AAFP Congress of Delegates, which is the organization’s policy-making body. AAFP members can submit  resolutions requesting that their chapter or national organization take action on issues that they would like to see addressed. The resolutions are considered first at the chapter level. Chapter leadership determines whether resolutions should be submitted to the AAFP Congress of Delegates.