Listed below you can find information about various AAFP programs and partnerships.
If your program of interest is not listed, please contact us
Americans in Motion (AIM)
-- Learn about this AAFP initiative designed to improve the health of all Americans by implementing a multifaceted fitness program addressing physical activity, nutrition and emotional well-being in the individual, family and community.
Ambulatory Care Quality Alliance (AQA)
-- In September 2004, the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), the American College of Physicians (ACP), America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), joined together to lead an effort for determining, under the most expedient timeframe, how to most effectively and efficiently improve performance measurement, data aggregation, and reporting in the ambulatory care setting.
Originally known as the Ambulatory Care Quality Alliance, the coalition is now known as the AQA alliance because its mission has broadened to incorporate all areas of physician practice
Bridges to Excellence
-- Bridges to Excellence is a not-for-profit organization developed by employers, physicians, health care services, researchers, and other industry experts with a mission to create significant leaps in the quality of care by recognizing and rewarding health care providers who demonstrate that they have implemented comprehensive solutions in the management of patients and deliver safe, timely, effective, efficient, equitable and patient-centered care.
The Center for Improving Medication Management
-- The Center for Improving Medication Management educates clinicians and their staff on the best approaches to implementing prescribing technology and integrating it with the day-to-day workflow. The Center implements programs that accelerate the automation of the prescribing process. Targeted research projects overseen by The Center evaluate and establish best practices in support of these purposes. For certain projects, SureScripts and The Center’s co-founders – AAFP, BCBS Association, Humana Inc., Intel and MGMA – will work with additional organizations, including some of the nation’s leading research organizations, to support The Center’s mission.
North American Primary Care Research Group - NAPCRG
-- The North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) is a multidisciplinary organization for primary care researchers. Founded in 1972 and oriented to family medicine, NAPCRG welcomes members from all primary care generalist disciplines and related fields, including epidemiology, behavioral sciences, and health services research.
National Reseach Network
-- The AAFP National Research Network (AAFP NRN) is a nationwide practice-based research network with primary care clinician members representing 48 U.S States and 4 Canadian provinces. It is a voluntary research association of primary care physicians who collaborate on studies to describe and improve upon the phenomenon of primary care practice.
The Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC)
-- The PCPCC is a coalition of major employers, consumer groups, and other stakeholders who have joined with organizations representing primary care physicians to develop and advance the patient centered medical home.
Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement
-- The American Medical Association (AMA)-convened Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement® (Consortium) is committed to enhancing quality of care and patient safety by taking the lead in the development, testing, and maintenance of evidence-based clinical performance measures and measurement resources for physicians.
Physicians With Heart
-- The Physicians With Heart partnership is an international humanitarian project sponsored by a coalition of three organizations: the American Academy of Family Physicians, the AAFP Foundation (the philanthropic arm of the AAFP), and Heart to Heart International (a humanitarian medical relief organization). The partnership's mission is to mobilize resources to improve health, provide medical education, and foster the development of family medicine worldwide. The generous support of pharmaceutical companies and transportation provided by the U.S. Department of State has enabled Physicians With Heart to deliver much-needed medical aid to the newly independent states of the former Soviet Union.
WONCA (World Organization of National Colleges, Academies and Academic Associations of General Practitioners/Family Physicians)
-- Wonca is an international organization composed of national colleges, academies or organizations concerned with the academic aspects of general family medicine. Wonca represents and acts as an advocate for its constituent members at an international level where it interacts with world bodies such as the World Health Organization.