The AAFP will honor more than 160 new Fellows of the American Academy of Family
Physicians during a special ceremony attended by peers and Academy leadership.
Friday morning's Fellowship Breakfast is from 7:00-8:30 at the Grand Hyatt San
Antonio. (NOTE: This event is only for new Fellows being conferred.)
Established in 1971, this prestigious honor recognizes Academy members for their
exceptional commitment to medical care, education, and research. With this degree, the
AAFP honors physicians who have made significant contributions to both the profession and
community. The Academy grants Fellows the privilege of using the "FAAFP" initials following
their name. Please visit www.aafp.org/fellow to view the 2017 list of newly
Are you a champion of family medicine dedicated to the idea of distinguished service and
leadership? If so, you may qualify to become an AAFP Fellow.
Active, Life, or Inactive members of the AAFP.
AAFP members active for six years or those
who have held a combination of resident and
active membership for at least six years.
AAFP members who accrue 100 out
of a possible 539 points as defined in the
application. Point categories are lifelong
learning, practice/quality improvement,
volunteer teaching, public service, publishing
and research, and service to specialty, but
members do not need to qualify in each area.
Go to www.aafp.org/fellow to complete the
online application and send it along with
a one-time fee of $210 to the AAFP. Get
more information about becoming a Fellow
by stopping by the Fellowship
Booth located in the HUB
on the main level next to
registration or calling the
Heather Ynda at (800)
274-2237, ext. 6821.
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AAFP honors best of family medicine at Fellowship Breakfast