AAFP Family Medicine Board Review
Self-Study Package

Stay Current and Prepare for the ABFM Exam

Recorded from the popular AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Express® live course, our family medicine self-study package offers in-depth coverage of 14 body systems, population-based care, and patient-based systems.

Updated before each ABFM exam, you’ll have everything you need—in the format you want—to stay current on all aspects of family medicine.

Earn CME Credit

Approved for up to 52 AAFP Prescribed credits. More about CME credit »

Own Your Learning Experience

Meet your learning style and your schedule. The AAFP's family medicine board review self-study package is a comprehensive review allowing you to customize features and benefits to your individual needs.

By the Numbers

  • 48 Presentations, 30-45 minutes each, in both video and audio formats, reflecting the ABFM Board exam blueprint. View Topics »
  • 175+ Case Studies to hone analysis and decision-making skills
  • 500+ Board-style Questions to sharpen your test-taking skills
  • 600+ Page Color Syllabus with slide presentations and detailed disease state photos, charts, and tables

Even More Features ...

  • Practice test to identify knowledge gaps
  • Bonus Video: "Guide for Exam Preparation," covering key test taking strategies
  • Interactive Video so you can answer questions as you go and benchmark performance
  • Flash drive with all video, audio presentations and syllabus as backup to online access (premium package only)
  • PC, Mac, smartphone, and tablet compatible.

AAFP Exclusive! Board Review Central

Instant access to all your AAFP Board-prep online study tools including:

  • Curriculum Updates available 90 days before the exam to keep you current
  • Practice Test Feature to test your knowledge at any time
  • Webcast Series for focused review on challenging exam topics
  • Online Learning Community monitored by expert faculty to answer your Board prep questions

Choose the Board Review package that works for you:

Online Premium Package

Family Medicine Board Review Self-Study Package flash drive, CDs, online access, and binder

This package includes:

  • online access to content
  • downloadable PDF syllabus


  • printed syllabus
  • 27 CDs of audio presentations 
  • additional CD with MP3s of presentations
  • flash drive with content


AAFP Member: $995
Allied Health:$995
Nonmember: $1,145

Note: Access to online content ends July 31, 2021.

Online Plus Package

Family Medicine Board Review Self-Study Online Plus Package

This package includes:

  • online access to content
  • downloadable PDF syllabus


  • printed syllabus


AAFP Member: $895
Allied Health:$895
Nonmember: $1,035

Note: Access to online content ends July 31, 2021.


Family Medicine Board Review Self-Study Package Online Access

This package includes:

  • online access to content
  • downloadable PDF syllabus


AAFP Member: $795
Allied Health:$795
Nonmember: $915

Note: Access to online content ends July 31, 2021.


Residency Programs: AAFP offers residency programs special pricing on the Board Review Online Self-Study Package —starting at $595 when you buy 3 or more. You must purchase 3 or more online packages in a single transaction.

Call (800) 274-2237 to purchase the packages for your residents.

Not sure which package is right for you?

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Packages' Components

Family Medicine Board Review Self-Study Topics

View topics with faculty(74 KB PDF).

INTRODUCTION: Guide for ABFM Exam Preparation

CardiologyCommunity MedicineDermatology
  • ACS and Hyperlipidemia
  • Heart Failure
  • Hypertension
  • Managing Dysrhythmias
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
Community Medicine:
  • Epidemiology
  • Health Promotion and Screening
  • Managing Common Cutaneous Problems
Emergency and Urgent CareEndocrinologyGastroenterology
Emergency and Urgent Care:
  • Trauma, Resuscitation, and Wound Care
  • Bites, Stings, and Other Emergency Things
  • Diabetes
  • Endocrine Diseases
  • Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome
  • Review of the Diseases of the Lower GI Tract
  • Review of the Diseases of the Upper GI Tract
GeriatricsHematologyInfectious Disease
  • Acute and Chronic Cognitive Impairment
  • Common Issues in the Elderly, Part I
  • Common Issues in the Elderly, Part II
  • Unique Geriatric Pharmacologic Issues
  • Challenging Issues in Hematology
Infectious Disease:
  • Fever and Infectious Disease in Children
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections, Vaginitis, and Vaginosis
NephrologyNeurologyObstetrics and Gynecology
  • Renal Disease I
  • Renal Disease II
  • Acute CVA and TIA
  • Common Neurological Disorders
Obstetrics and Gynecology:
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Maternity Care I
  • Maternity Care II
  • Selected Issues in Women's Health
OrthopedicsOtolaryngologyPain Management
  • Musculoskeletal Medicine: Common Orthopedic Problems in Family Medicine
  • Pediatric Orthopedics: A Clinical Review
  • Fractures and Fracture Care
  • Sports Medicine for the Family Physician
  • Common ENT Problems
Pain Management:
  • Management of Chronic Pain
PediatricsPsychiatryPulmonary Medicine
  • Common Newborn Issues
  • Well-Child Care and Adolescent Health Issues
  • Behavioral Medicine I: Major Depression in Adults and Special Populations
  • Behavioral Medicine II: Bipolar Disorders and Anxiety Disorders
  • Behavioral Medicine III: ADHD, Autistic Spectrum Disorders, OCD
Pulmonary Medicine:
  • Adult Pulmonary Infections
  • Asthma: Pediatric and Adult
  • COPD, Lung Cancer, OSA, Sarcoidosis
  • The Major Arthritides
  • Preoperative Examination and Surgical Management
  • The Surgical Abdomen
  • Urology

Customize Your Family Medicine Board Review Experience

Bring variety to your study time with multiple viewing and listening options. 


  • Interactive: Split-screen view with presenter and slides, answer questions as you go
  • Slides only: Full screen slides with audio


  • Standard CD Play - listen from your home, office, or car (premium package only)
  • MP3 Audio - rip to your MP3 player and learn on the go


Earning CME Credit

A maximium of  52 AAFP Prescribed credits52 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits is available with the AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Self-Study package. See how you earn CME on the right.

CME credit approved through July 31, 2021.

CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.

Self-Study Package


Presentations and Questions:

40 credits

Practice Test:

6 credits
Total for Self-Study Package:46 credits

Webcast Series

One credit per activity/up to six activities possible:6 credits

Total Credits Available:

52 credits

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13th Edition: Purchased package on or after August 1, 2018
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