Help lead the future of medicine when you apply one of these commissions. Board-appointed commission members bring strategic and innovative ideas to light on one of seven commissions and our work group. Their insight informs policy recommendations, develops new programs and projects, and streamlines action.
This commission helps guide the AAFP’s credit system and its provision of continuing medical education that helps members and other health care professionals demonstrate continuous improvement in knowledge, competence, practice performance, and patient outcomes as well as fulfill educational requirements for licensure and certification.
Members develop recommended policy and disseminate expertise and new information related to the education and professional development of family physicians until the residency training period is completed.
This commission reviews various matters of the AAFP both as routine charges and upon referral from the board, other commissions and committees, or the Congress of Delegates.
This commission informs and guides the Academy's federal advocacy program and its support for constituent chapters in their advocacy efforts before state governments.
Members of this commission help support the AAFP's strategic objectives: payment reform, practice transformation, family medicine workforce, and clinical expertise.
Members guide the AAFP's membership efforts and assist the constituent chapters in their efforts.
Members work to improve the practice environment of family physicians.
AAFP AMA Delegation Nomination Procedures or, completing the online nomination forms:
The AAFP also has opportunities for leadership outside of our organization, such as a director of the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) and delegates to the American Medical Association (AMA).
If you're interested in being a director of the ABFM, please review the ABFM Director Nomination Procedures and complete the online form (available summer 2020) for nomination.
If you're interested in becoming a delegate to the AMA, please read the position description for delegates and complete the online form (details available summer 2020).