Permission Requests

Permission Requests

The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) has partnered with the Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) to provide a web-based permission service(www.copyright.com) for American Family Physician (AFP), FPM, and FP Essentials.


American Family Physician Journal Articles

Click the button below to request permission for AFP journal articles through the CCC website if you::

  • are with an academic institution and would like to use an article in print or electronic course materials;
  • would like to deliver or distribute an article via interlibrary loan or commercial document delivery; or
  • would like to photocopy or share electronically an article (e.g., send in an email or post on an intranet or internet website) for general business or academic use.

If you would like to reuse or republish a single article or a particular item (e.g., a table, a graph, an algorithm, a picture) from an article in your own work, such as a book, textbook, journal, magazine, newspaper, brochure, pamphlet, presentation, please complete the Permission Request form.

If you would like to reuse or republish multiple articles from the journal in your own work, please email contentlicensing@aafp.org.


FPM Journal Articles

Click the button below to request permission for FPM journal articles through the CCC website if you:

  • are with an academic institution and would like to use an article in print or electronic course materials;
  • would like to deliver or distribute an article via interlibrary loan or commercial document delivery; or
  • would like to photocopy or share electronically an article (e.g., send in an email or post on an intranet or internet website) for general business or academic use.

If you would like to (i) reuse or republish a single article or a particular item (e.g., a table, a graph, an algorithm, a picture) from an article in your own work, such as a book, textbook, journal, magazine, newspaper, brochure, pamphlet, presentation; or (ii) modify or adapt a single article or particular item for reuse or republication in your own work, please complete the Permission Request form

If you would like to reuse or republish multiple articles from the journal in your own work, please 
 email contentlicensing@aafp.org.


Non-journal Content

If you would like to use or republish any other AAFP content – materials from the FamilyDoctor.org website, a newsletter, a clinical guideline, a blog – for any purpose, please complete the Permission Request form.

Questions? Contact us.