Patient Care


The Recommendation Are In

Encourage your patients to vaccinate. Check out the 2015-2016 recommendations for the prevention and control of influenza with vaccines.

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Clinical Recommendations

The AAFP's clinical recommendations are intended to help family physicians make evidence-based decisions about the treatment and prevention of disease. View the AAFP recommendations by topic or by title.

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Public Health


Find childhood, adolescent, and adult immunization schedules. Get recommendations on disease- and population-specific immunizations.

Public Health Issues

Access up-to-date educational materials for physicians and patients about common public health issues.

Drug Alerts

Drug Alerts and Adverse Event Reporting

Victoza, 8/20/15

Victoza (liraglutide) is a glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist indicated to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus.It is associated with an increased risk of acute pancreatitis and has been shown to cause medullary thyroid carcinoma in rats and mice.  Clinicians should refer to the Victoza REMS(  when prescribing this medication.


AAFP National Research Network

The AAFP National Research Network (NRN) strives to conduct, support, promote, and advocate for primary care research in practice-based settings.

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Patient Education is the AAFP's patient education website offering trusted, reliable health information for the whole family.

Clinical Policies

AAFP clinical policies are formulated to standardize and optimize care of patients and the community for specific conditions or diseases.

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Be Prepared for the 2015-2016 Influenza Season

Access AAFP resources to help you keep your patients safe and healthy during the 2015-2016 influenza season.

Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza With Vaccines

Disaster Relief/Disaster Preparedness

The Family Medicine Perspective on Poverty and Health

Poverty is one obstacle that can affect patients’ health.At the practice level, family physicians are well positioned to mitigate the effects of poverty on health. Access the AAFP's new position paper on poverty and health.

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