• About Us

    FPM is a peer-reviewed, indexed journal published by the American Academy of Family Physicians.

    Through its bimonthly print publication, weekly e-enewsletter, and extensive website, FPM gives family physicians the tools and information they need to maintain efficient and effective practices, enhance the patient experience, and maximize their professional satisfaction.

    FPM (ISSN: 1069-5648 - print; 1531-1929 - website) is indexed in MEDLINE, the U.S. National Library of Medicine's premier bibliographic database. The journal is also available in full text through Clinical Key.

    FPM Staff and Editorial Advisory Board

    • Medical Editor Sarina Schrager, MD, MS
    • Executive Editor Leigh Ann Backer
    • Managing Editor Brandi White
    • Senior Associate Editor Andy Marso  
    • Art Director Christine Schneider
    • Editorial Advisory Board Natasha Bhuyan, MD; James Dom Dera, MD, FAAFP; Alicia A. Kowalchuk, DO, FASAM; Corey Lyon, DO, FAAFP; Peter C. Rippey, MD
    • Contributing Editors Cindy Hughes, CPC, CFPC; Kent J. Moore

    AAFP and Journal Management

    • Executive Vice President/CEO R. Shawn Martin
    • Senior Vice President for Education Clif Knight, MD, CPE, FAAFP
    • Director of Journal Media Darren Sextro
    • Administrative Coordinator Marilyn Harvey

    Advertising Sales

    • Director of Advertising Sales John Molluso
    • National Account Manager Mickey Cotter
    • Advertising Sales Office Manager Stefanie Valenzano

    Subscriptions and Market Insights

    • Subscription Manager Susi Cordill
    • Senior Subscription Strategist Rebecca Harp
    • Subscription Specialist Frances Spitsnogle
    • Data Management & Market Insights Manager Tiffany M. Long


    • Production Director Bret A. Taylor
    • Production Design Manager Stacey Herrmann
    • Senior Production Designer Bryan Colley
    • Production Designer Randy Knittel
    • Digital Production Specialist Evan Palmer