• The Power of AAFP Prescribed Credit Webcast

    During this webcast you’ll learn more about the benefits of certifying your CME activities with AAFP Prescribed credit.

    You’ll also learn about the value of AAFP Prescribed credit to AAFP members, non-AAFP member physicians, and other healthcare professionals.

    Learning Objectives

    At the conclusion of the webcast, participants will be able to:

    • Differentiate AAFP Prescribed credit from other types of credit.
    • Describe the value of AAFP Prescribed credit for CME providers and their learners.


    Amy Smith, MBA
    Director of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Accreditation, AAFP

    Amy Smith, MBA, oversees the AAFP’s Credit System as well as the Compliance of the CME the AAFP produces. The AAFP’s Credit System is one of three national accreditors for physicians in the United States, and in this role, the AAFP sets and upholds the standards for family physicians lifelong learning. Amy is a national and international expert on CME accreditation.

    Melody Jordahl-Iafrato, MD, FAAFP
    Chair of the AAFP Commission on Continuing Professional Development (COCPD) and Assistant Program Director

    Dr. Jordahl-Iafrato graduated from the University of Arizona College of Medicine. She grew up in rural Arizona and then attended Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. Following medical school, she completed residency at Banner Good Samaritan in Phoenix, Arizona, spending an additional year there while completing a faculty development fellowship and serving as junior faculty. She then moved to rural Arizona, working first on the Hopi Reservation and then in the mountain town of Show Low. After deciding to return to her love of teaching, she spent almost six years working at the University of Arizona College of Medicine at South Campus Family Medicine Residency, serving as faculty and then program director. She has been involved with organized medicine at both the state and national level, most recently serving as chair of the AAFP Commission on Continuing Professional Development. Her professional interests include women’s health and rural health.

    She lives in Broad Ripple with her husband and their two dogs, Molly and Laney. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, reading, and learning about the local food scene.