Medical School & Residency


Strolling Through the Match

The AAFP’s "Strolling Through the Match" can help you prepare for your residency interviews with valuable information and tips for every aspect of the process.

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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

Considering Medical School

Get information about medical school, and what it takes to become a family physician.

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. 

Choose a Residency Program

Learn the steps to find the best residency program for your needs.

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Do you read your AFP?

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

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Clerkship Directory

Use the clerkship directory to search for rotations by state.

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Board Review Questions

Study like a family physician with these free AAFP Board Review questions.

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