• Find a Family Physician Job

     Find your ideal family medicine job. Land your first position or make a career change using tips and a tool to refine your search in family medicine.

    Find a job with AAFP CareerLink!

    What job opportunities do I have in family medicine?

    Family physicians have options. Whether you're looking for part-time positions, full-scope primary care, or clinical work that offers the opportunity to flex skills in specialized training, here are some keywords to that can help narrow your search:

    • Academic family medicine
    • Telemedicine 
    • Locum tenens
    • Full spectrum
    • Sports medicine
    • Hospitalist 
    • Full spectrum
    • Family medicine with obstetrics
    • Urgent care
    • Palliative care 

    Job search tips to find your ideal job faster

    Tip 1. Use the AAFP CareerLink portal to search for openings.

    • Apply filters by location, job function (i.e., type of work), visa assistance, and more. 
    • Filter to find out which employers are FMX exhibitors and explore multiple organizations at once when you attend.
    • Sign up for job alerts and receive an email when positions that match your interests are added.

    Tip 2. Make a list of the qualities you are looking for in a physician employer.

    • An optimal job depends heavily on the culture and flexibility of an employer.

    Tip 3. Be ready to apply right away.

    • The AAFP offers free physician CV templates to members, including custom templates for new physicians and academic physicians.
    • CareerLink offers premium services that include resume reviews, mock interviews, and more.

    Got the job? Negotiate a fair contract.