Medical School & Residency


Looking for a Residency Program?

Find your family medicine residency in the AAFP Residency Directory.  

Start Your Search

Why family medicine?

Explore a Career in Family Medicine

Why become a family physician? Get information on this important and rewarding path in medicine.

Attending Medical School

Begin Your Medical Education

Learn what you can expect as you apply to and move through your training in medical school.

Get Involved with an FMIG

Family Medicine Interest Groups

Connect with peers and engage with the family medicine specialty during medical school.

Preparing for Residency

Select a Family Medicine Residency

Find a program that meets your goals, prepare for the application process, and understand how the MATCH to residency works.

In Residency & Beyond

For Advisors and Educators

For Pre-Med & Medical School Educators

Access information on the family medicine specialty to share with your advisees.

For Residency Program Directors & Staff

Use these resources to support your residents and your program.

Residency Program Consulting

Position Your Program for Excellence with Residency Program Solutions

Proactively assess your program. Implement critical improvements. Keep pace with changes in the GME environment. 

Looking for a Global Health Opportunity?

Check out a list of organizations that accept medical students and residents for international service.

View Now »

Do you read your AFP?

As a student member of the AAFP, you can access the award-winning, clinical journal, American Family Physician.

Start Reading »

National Primary Care Week

Participate in National Primary Care Week with resources from the AAFP.

View Now »

Family Medicine On Air

Watch family medicine leaders discuss hot topics in health care in this video series.

Watch Now »