The AAFP understands your unique needs as a new physician.
Join the AAFP and let us help you do more through every stage of your career.
Members receive access to these resources and more:
Get the latest on topics impacting your patients from opioid abuse and Zika virus to yearly vaccine recommendations.
AAFP’s clinical recommendations are intended to help family physicians on diagnosis, assessment, and screenings on topics such as infant and child care, reproductive health, women’s health, and much more.
PDR Drug Alerts
Receive urgent FDA mandated and product-related patient safety alerts.
AAFP Mobile apps
The AAFP mobile app makes tools and resources available to you on your phone or tablet. Easily access patient education materials from familydoctor.org, immunization schedules, clinical recommendations, and much more. Also check out the AFP Photo Quiz and AFP By Topic mobile apps with diagnosis challenges based on photographs and brief clinical scenarios and a list of editors’ choice content.
Participate in a discussion of key evidence-based learning points from each issue of American Family Physician. Each episode includes brief summaries of articles and discusses answers to clinical questions.
To help you stay current on clinical issues, the AAFP offers CME in formats that work for you including live events, online, or self-study options.
Easily report, track, and plan requirements on the go with the mobile app. The AAFP will also send your CME report to third parties for credentialing, upon your request.
Gain information on practice types, transforming your practice, implementing quality improvement, and payment reform.
News and updates written for the family physician, including Fresh Perspectives: New Docs in Practice.
Wherever you are in your career, CareerLink makes it easy to find the right employer or practice situation for you.
Member Advantage Program
Discounts on valuable products and services for your personal, practice, and financial life.
Whether it is repealing SGR or helping define MACRA, the AAFP works hard to advance the practice of family medicine.
Get your voice heard on important topics impacting your patients, your practice, and your specialty by joining grassroots initiatives and becoming a key contact.
When family medicine issues arise in Congress, the AAFP emails Speak Out alerts about legislation and provides templates for you to take action.
As the AAFP’s federal political action committee, FamMedPAC’s purpose is to help elect candidates to the U.S. Congress who support the AAFP’s legislative goals and objectives as well as issues that matter to you.
Member interest groups (MIGs)
MIGs bring together like-minded peers to discuss ideas and solutions in private, secure online forums, as well as in group settings. MIGs vary on topics such as direct primary care, hospital medicine, emergency medicine/urgent care, lifestyle medicine, and many more.
Meet other family physicians who know your joys and challenges at our annual events such as Family Medicine Experience, the AAFP’s annual meeting for education, inspiration, and networking.
Local chapters make it easy to network with others in your area and find mentoring opportunities.
These groups are comprised of members perceived to be underrepresented in AAFP leadership—women; minorities; new physicians; international medical graduates; and gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) physicians. The constituencies gather annually at the National Conference of Constituency Leaders to voice individual and group perspectives, build leadership skills, and affect positive change.
As an AAFP member, your benefits don’t stop here.
Join the AAFP and let us help you do more.