• AAFP Credit System

     CME Provider Login

    New CME Provider


    • Access to 136,700 family physician members.
    • Credit recognition with the American Medical Association, American Osteopathic Association, and other health professional organizations.
    • Activity level certification/accreditation, so no annual fees are required.
    • Free advertising for your CME activity on Search All AAFP-Certified CME.
    • Use of the AAFP credit statement and CME credit seal to promote your activity.
    • Quarterly e-newsletter and access to free webinars relevant to CME providers.
    • Helpful staff members to answer your questions and help meet your accreditation needs.

    The AAFP Credit System was the first national CME accreditor for physicians in the US and today, is the only accreditor focused solely on the needs of family physicians. The AAFP Credit System reviews CME activity credit applications, on a per activity basis, and awards either AAFP Prescribed or Elective credit to activities that comply with our eligibility requirements under the direction of the Commission on Continuing Professional Development (COCPD). On average, the AAFP Credit System reviews and awards credit for about 1,300 CME provider customers, whose activities and sessions total more than 18,000 per year.


    The mission of the AAFP Credit System is to facilitate members’ access to vetted, relevant, and quality CME that improves the practice of family medicine, health care delivery, and the health of individuals and populations.

    Work with Us

    Once you've created a CME Provider Account, you will log into your CME Provider Dashboard to start the application process. Use these resources along the way:

    Connect with Us

    • Call us at (800) 274-2237 or email cmecredit@aafp.org with any questions.
    • Subscribe to our quarterly e-newsletter! Email us at cmecredit@aafp.org to receive AAFP CME credit updates, news, tools, and more! Please add "Subscribe" in the subject line when emailing us.
    • View our quarterly webinars and other tutorials and webcasts.


    What CME Providers Say About Us


    AAFP is an easy and affordable way to offer CME to our participants and we appreciate the working relationship. 

    "AAFP credit is easy to apply for and flexible (can apply after the fact) the easiest step in getting my CME meeting together!"

    "I am a new Program Coordinator and I would like to give kudos to the AAFP Credit System for being easy to use and generally easy to understand." 

    "Every time I contact any of the staff, they've been incredibly helpful. They're doing a great job!"

    "I enjoy working with AAFP, especially compared to other organizations with whom I have worked!" 

    —Comments from the 2020 AAFP Credit System's Survey


    Confidentiality Statement

    The AAFP Credit System will maintain the confidentiality of CME provider organization information and will use it for the following purposes only:

    • Activity certification and audit processes
    • Sharing of de-identified aggregated information
    • As required by legal process
    • Otherwise with the provider’s permission.

    In addition, the AAFP reserves the right to use any information that is or may become publicly available.