AAFP Family Medicine Board Review
Self-Study Package

Prepare to Pass Your ABFM Boards

Study with family physician experts on your schedule and in the format that works best for you. Recorded from the popular AAFP Board Review Express® live course, the up-to-date self-study package features an evidence-based review of the core principles of family medicine.

Created, and updated before each exam, by Board-certified physicians, the self-study package offers in-depth coverage of 14 body systems, population-based care, and patient-based systems. Get everything you need to prepare with content designed to reflect the ABFM exam blueprint.

Earn CME Credit

Approved for up to 52 AAFP Prescribed credits; 52 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Claim CME credit as you go. This credit includes presentations, questions, and retention tests within the package, and an exclusive Board Review webcast series. More about CME credit »

Own Your Learning Experience

Meet your learning style and your schedule. The AAFP's self-study package is a comprehensive review allowing you to customize features and benefits to your individual needs.

By the Numbers

  • 48 Presentations, 30-45 minutes each, in both video and audio formats, reflecting the ABFM Board exam blueprint. View Topics »
  • 300+ Case Studies to hone analysis and decision-making skills
  • 500+ Board-style Questions to sharpen your test-taking skills
  • 600+ Page Color Syllabus with slide presentations and detailed disease state photos, charts, and tables

Even More Features ...

  • Pre- and Post-tests to identify knowledge gaps
  • Bonus Video: "Guide for ABFM Exam Preparation," covering key test-taking strategies
  • Audio Presentations and Q&A Sessions on CDs and/or in downloadable MP3 format
  • Interactive QuestionPause Feature to answer questions as you go and benchmark performance
  • Smartphone/Tablet Compatible for streaming online access packages

AAFP Exclusive! Board Review Central

Instant access to all your AAFP Board-prep online study tools including:

  • Access to Online Self-Study Package (if purchased)
  • Curriculum Updates available 90 days before your exam to keep you current
  • Retention Test Feature allows you to test your knowledge 30 days prior to the Board exam
  • Webcast Series provides a focused review of some of the most challenging exam topics
  • Online Learning Community monitored by expert faculty to answer your Board review preparation questions and give you an opportunity to interact with peers also preparing for the exam--at no extra cost

Choose the Board Review package that works for you:

Combination Package

Single-Format Packages

Family Medicine Board Review Self-Study Package flash drive, CDs, online access, and binder



  • 32 GB flash drive
  • 27 audio CDs
  • Streaming access until credit expires
  • Printed syllabus

Package details »

AAFP Member: $995
Resident: $795
Allied Health: $995
Nonmember: $1,145

Family Medicine Board Review Self-Study Package flash drive, CDs, and binder


  • 32 GB flash drive
  • 27 audio CDs
  • Printed syllabus

Package details »

AAFP Member: $895
Resident: $715
Allied Health: $895
Nonmember: $1,035

Other Available Formats

Family Medicine Board Review Self-Study Package view online access portal


  • Streaming access until credit expires
  • MP3 audio
  • Downloadable syllabus

Package details »

AAFP Member: $795
Resident: $635
Allied Health: $795
Nonmember: $915

Customize Your Board Review Experience

Bring variety to your study time with multiple viewing and listening options. When you select a package above you'll be able to view different system requirements.


  • Simultaneous Split Screen with Continuous Play - audio and video with speaker slides
  • Simultaneous Split Screen with QuestionPause - simulate the live course environment, answering questions as you go
  • Full Screen - audio and speaker slides without video


  • Standard CD Play - listen from your home, office, or car (multimedia packages only)
  • MP3 Audio - rip to your MP3 player and learn on the go

Not sure which package is right for you?

Compare format options side-by-side to determine which package meets your needs. View the Buyer's Guide »

Family Medicine Board Review Self-Study Topics

View topics with faculty(2 page PDF).

INTRODUCTION: Guide for ABFM Exam Preparation

CardiologyCommunity MedicineDermatology
  • ACS and Hyperlipidemia
  • Heart Failure
  • Hypertension
  • Managing Dysrhythmias
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
Community Medicine:
  • Health Promotion and Screening
  • Epidemiology
  • Managing Common Cutaneous Problems
Emergency and Urgent CareEndocrinologyGastroenterology
Emergency and Urgent Care:
  • Trauma and Wound Care
  • Bites, Stings, and Other Emergency Things
  • Endocrine Disease: Practical, Evidence-Based, Clinical Pointers
  • Diabetes
  • Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome
  • Review of the Diseases of the Upper GI Tract
  • Review of the Diseases of the Lower GI Tract
GeriatricsHematologyInfectious Disease
  • Acute and Chronic Cognitive Impairment
  • Common Issues in the Elderly, Part 1
  • Common Issues in the Elderly, Part 2
  • Unique Geriatric Pharmacologic Issues
  • Challenging Issues in Hematology
Infectious Disease:
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections, Vaginitis, and Vaginosis
  • Fever and Infectious Disease in Children
NephrologyNeurologyObstetrics and Gynecology
  • Renal Disease, Part 1
  • Renal Disease, Part 2
  • Common Neurological Disorders
  • Acute CVA and TIA
Obstetrics and Gynecology:
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Maternity Care, Part 1
  • Maternity Care, Part 2
  • Selected Issues in Women's Health
OrthopedicsOtolaryngologyPain Management
  • Musculoskeletal Medicine: Common Orthopedic Problems in Family Medicine
  • Pediatric Orthopedics: A Clinical Review
  • Fracture Care in Family Medicine
  • What Winners Know in Sports Medicine
  • Common ENT Problems
Pain Management:
  • Management of Chronic Pain
PediatricsPsychiatryPulmonary Medicine
  • Common Newborn Issues
  • Well-Child Care and Adolescent Health Issues
  • Behavioral Medicine I: Major Depression in Adults and Special Populations
  • Behavioral Medicine II: Bipolar and Anxiety Disorders
  • Behavioral Medicine III: ADHD, Autistic Spectrum Disorders, and OCD
Pulmonary Medicine:
  • Adult Pulmonary Infections
  • Asthma: Pediatric and Adult
  • COPD, Lung Cancer, OSA, Sarcoidosis
  • The Major Arthritides: Practical, Evidence-Based Clinical Pointers
  • Preoperative Examination and Surgical Management
  • The Surgical Abdomen
  • Urologic Problems: Practical, Evidence-Based Clinical Pointers

Earning CME Credit

A maximium of  52 AAFP Prescribed credits52 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits is available with the AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Self-Study package. See how you earn CME on the right.

CME credit approved through August 2, 2019.

CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.

Self-Study Package


Presentations and Questions:

40 credits

Retention Tests:

6 credits
Total for Self-Study Package:46 credits

Webcast Series

One credit per activity/six activities possible:6 credits

Total Credits Available:

52 credits

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