• FP Essentials App                                  

    The FP Essentials in the AAFP app brings CME content to your smartphone or tablet, so you can read the latest FP Essentials edition (or review past editions) and complete CME quizzes on the go. 

    App Features

    FP Essentials purchasers can access and utilize this valuable, monthly family medicine resource on the go.

    Through the app with a subscription or single edition purchase, you can:

    • Read FP Essentials on your mobile device.
    • Annotate printed content using text, highlight, and mark-up tools to note key information.
    • Print or email an annotated PDF for your personal archive.
    • Favorite editions for quick, easy reference.
    • Access the quiz required for CME credit.

    Using the App

    Once you have logged in to your AAFP account through the AAFP app, all purchased FP Essentials content should be available for you to view in the app, back to the date of your purchase or subscription.

    One free edition of FP Essentials has been made available to all users of the app. 

    An Internet connection is required to open FP Essentials content in the app.

    New Subscribers

    Access to FP Essentials content via the app will be available to new, monthly subscribers at the publication date of the next edition, published on or near the 15th of each month. New subscribers will receive an email notification of their app content access.

    Current/Renewing Subscribers

    Up to 24 consecutive months of FP Essentials content may be viewed through the app by those with a two-year (renewed) subscription.

    Purchasers of Single Editions

    Single editions purchased through our website should be immediately accessible through the app.

    Annotate, Take a Quiz, and More

    Editions of FP Essentials are available in the app for the duration of each edition's accreditation, a maximum of two years from the date of publication.

    Annotations and favorites are saved to the device on which they were made and will not be visible when using the FPE app on another device.

    Print editions, including annotations, by selecting the arrow-up icon at the bottom right of the page. To use the email option, check your device settings to ensure that an email account has been affiliated with your mobile device.

    Mark editions as favorites by selecting the star icon at the bottom of the screen. Quickly access starred favorites from the "Saved Articles" section on the main library screen.

    Get the App

    The FP Essentials app is available inside the free AAFP app.

    Follow these steps to begin:

    STEP 1: Install the free AAFP app appropriate for your device.

    STEP 2: Open the AAFP app on your device. Select the FPE icon. Log in using your seven-digit AAFP ID (or subscriber number) and your password.