• Family Medicine, Specialist in

    The American Academy of Family Physicians defines a "specialist" in family medicine as a physician who meets at least one of the following three criteria:

    1. Successful completion of an ACGME-approved family medicine residency program, or a three-year AOA- approved postgraduate family medicine residency program, or
    2. Maintenance of eligibility requirements for active membership in the AAFP, or
    3. Certification by a recognized certifying board in the specialty of family medicine.

    (1990) (2018 COD)