Membership Designation

AAFP Fellow

It is proper and ethical for an AAFP member to indicate they have earned the AAFP's Degree of Fellow using the designation "FAAFP" or "Fellow", American Academy of Family Physicians" following name and degree designation or FAAFP may be used when appropriate. (1971)

ABFM Diplomate

It is ethical and proper for AAFP members who are diplomates of the American Board of Family Medicine to use the designation "Diplomate, ABFM" or "DABFM" following name and degree designation. (1981) (July 2019 BOD)