AAFP Subscription CME

FP Essentials™

Print editions of FP Essentials

Peer-reviewed. Ad-free. Authoritative.

Receive monthly monographs that focus on new diagnostic methods, treatments, and guidelines specific to family medicine. Each monograph explores a selected topic in-depth, presented in four easy-to-read, brief sections.

FP Essentials is also a great way to stay prepared for the ABFM Board exam. Editions follow a three-year clinical topic cycle designed to compliment the exam format.

Choose to receive monthly editions in-print and online, or online only when you subscribe. Earn up to 5 AAFP Prescribed credits each month -- up to 60 Prescribed credits per year. 

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1 Year Subscription

$345/yr standard pricing

2 Year Subscription

$332.50/yr $665 billed biennially (4% savings)

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$315/yr $315 billed annually (9% savings)
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2 Year Subscription

$297.50/yr $595 billed biennially (14% savings)
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  • Print + Online
  • Online

1 Year Subscription

$345/yr standard pricing

2 Year Subscription

$332.50/yr $665 billed biennially (4% savings)

1 Year Subscription

$315/yr $315 billed annually (9% savings)
Best Value

2 Year Subscription

$297.50/yr $595 billed biennially (14% savings)

Take the FP Essentials Quiz for CME Credit

Complete the quiz associated with each editition you've read in order to receive CME credit. Subscription or purchase required.

Access Recent Editions Online

Free for subscribers. Also available for single-edition purchase.

Content available online for two years from date of publication.

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Read, listen, and earn CME from anywhere. Access current and past editions, print or email your annotations, take your quizzes, and more. Learn more »

About CME Credit

FP Essentials has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 60 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval is for two years from beginning distribution date for each edition.

The American Academy of Family Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing education for physicians.

The AAFP designates this educational activity for a maximum of 60 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

After completion of each monthly edition of FP Essentials program, the participant will have completed an individual component of a systematic, comprehensive curriculum in the specialty of family medicine. The participant will be able to integrate this knowledge into patient care.

Upcoming Topics for
FP Essentials

  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Issues in Hematology
  • Hearing Loss
  • Metabolic Syndrome

Partial list of the topics to be covered in future monthly editions. Not listed in order of publication.


Write for FP Essentials

Do you have an interest in contributing as an author? Learn about topics open for submissions, author instructions, and more.

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Subscription

Get an FP Essentials + FP Audio™ Combined Subscription and earn up to 84 AAFP Prescribed credits each year. Learn more »

Special Offer for Residency Programs

AAFP offers residency programs special pricing on FP Essentials if you purchase 3 or more subscriptions.

  • FP Essentials – rates as low as $80 per subscription
  • Combined (Both FP Audio and FP Essentials) - $135 each subscription 

You must purchase 3 or more subscriptions in a single transaction.

Call (800) 274-2237 to purchase resident subscriptions for your residency program.

Read, listen, and earn CME from anywhere. Access current and past editions, print or email your annotations, take your quizzes, and more. Learn more »

Save with a Combined
Subscription

Get an FP Essentials + FP Audio™ Combined Subscription and earn up to 84 AAFP Prescribed credits each year. Learn more »