• FP Essentials™

    Peer-reviewed. Ad-free. Authoritative.

    Receive monthly monographs that focus on new diagnostic methods, treatments, and guidelines specific to family medicine. Each monograph explores a selected topic in-depth, presented in four easy-to-read, brief sections.

    FP Essentials is also a great way to stay prepared for the ABFM Board exam. Editions follow a three-year clinical topic cycle designed to complement the exam format.

    Choose to receive monthly editions in-print and online, or online only when you subscribe. Earn up to 5 AAFP Prescribed credits each month -- up to 60 Prescribed credits per year. 

    One and two-year subscriptions are available for purchase.

    1 Year Prices

    Print + Online:
    1 Year Subscription (12 editions)

    Member - $355 
    Nonmember - $460
    Resident - $200
    New Physician - $285
    Other Health Care Professional - $355    

    2 Year Prices

    Print + Online:
    2 Year Subscription (24 editions)

    Member - $665
    Nonmember - $845
    Resident - $355
    New Physician - $530
    Other Health Care Professional - $665  


     


    Online Only:
    1 Year Subscription (12 editions)

    Member - $325
    Nonmember - $445
    Resident - $160
    New Physician - $260
    Other Health Care Professional - $325   

    Online Only:
    2 Year Subscription (24 editions)

    Member - $595
    Nonmember - $815
    Resident - $275
    New Physician - $475
    Other Health Care Professional - $595  

    Note: the price you will see in the cart will be the price you will pay.

    Single editions with online access only are available to purchase at $39.95 for members and $44.95 for nonmembers. View list of editions.

    Residency Programs: AAFP offers residency programs special pricing on FP Essentials—rates as low as $95 per one-year subscription—if you purchase 3 or more subscriptions. You must purchase 3 or more subscriptions in a single transaction. Call us at (800) 274-2237 to purchase resident subscriptions for your residency program.

     Access Other Editions Online

    Subscribers: Access any edition online within your subscription period for two years from the date of its publication. Purchase any single-edition online editions you want that falls outside your subscription period and have access to it for two years from the date of its publication.

    Nonsubscribers: Purchase any single-edition online edition you want and have access to it for two years from the date of its publication.

    Take the FP Essentials Quiz for CME Credit

    Complete the quiz associated with each edition you've read in order to receive CME credit. Subscription or purchase required.

    CME Credit

    This Enduring Material activity, FP Essentials, has been reviewed and is acceptable for credit by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins 06/01/2020. Term of approval is for two years from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Each edition is approved for 5 AAFP Prescribed credits.

    The AAFP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The American Academy of Family Physicians designates this Enduring Material activity for a maximum of 120 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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


    After completion of each monthly edition of FP Essentials program, the participant will have completed an individual component of a systematic, comprehensive curriculum in the specialty of family medicine. The participant will be able to integrate this knowledge into patient care.

    Upcoming Topic

    • End-of-Life Care
    • Skin Ulcers
    • Hand and Finger Injuries

    Partial list of the topics to be covered in future monthly editions. Not listed in order of publication.


    FP Essentials in the AAFP App

    Access current and past editions and report CME. Try a free digital sample today. Learn more about the app.

     

    Call for Authors

    Interested in authoring a future FP Essentials edition? We are currently accepting proposals. Learn more.