American Board of Family Medicine
-- ABFM is the second largest medical specialty board in the United States. Founded in 1969, it is a voluntary, not-for-profit, private organization whose objective is to encourage excellence in medical care. Through its certification and recertification processes, ABFM seeks to provide patients the assurance that its certified family physicians have completed the necessary training/experience to provide quality care to the individual and the family and that this commitment to excellence is maintained throughout the physician's years of practice.
Association of Family Medicine Administration
-- Dedicated to the professional growth and development of its members with particular emphasis on administration and coordination of health care delivery, education and research within family practice residency programs.
Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors
-- AFMRD is dedicated to promoting excellence in family medicine graduate education in order to meet the health care needs of the American public. The Association represents family medicine residency program directors at a national level and promotes communication and cooperation between family medicine residency programs and other members of the family medicine area.
Family Medicine Residency Nurses Association
-- FMRNA is a professional organization dedicated to the enhancement of quality health care delivery, education, and research in family practice programs and to the recognition of nurse's contributions to the educational process.
-- Resources for family medicine researchers from the Academic Family Medicine Organizations (AFMO).
Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
-- Founded in 1967 to respond to the needs of family medicine educators, STFM has a membership of more than 5,000 teachers of family medicine. The administrative offices are housed with the AAFP in Leawood, Kansas, enhancing the close relationship between the two organizations.
World Organization of Family Doctors (Wonca)
-- Learn more about this world-wide partnership of family medicine organizations.