Residency Program Central

Welcome to Residency Program Central -- the online center dedicated to family medicine residency program directors, associate directors, and coordinators. Bookmark this page for easy access to news, information, and opportunities specific to the interests of residency programs.

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Educational Resources

Residency Curriculum Guidelines

Review residency program curriculum recommendations endorsed by the AAFP and aligned with educational competencies as defined by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).  

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Board Review Preparation
Use the ITE as a Board prep activity, and discover additional study resources available from the AAFP.

FP Essentials
Receive monthly monographs that focus on new diagnostic methods, treatments, and guidelines specific to family medicine.

Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO)
Sponsor a course for evidence-based, multidisciplinary training in obstetric emergency management.

METRIC: Performance in Practice
Modules in hypertension, diabetes, geriatrics, or asthma. Program pricing available.

RPS Criteria for Excellence
The 11th edition of the RPS Criteria for Excellence is now available for online purchase. This industry-leading publication (PDF format) outlines best practices and policies in residency education. This edition includes a Self-Assessment Tool to help stimulate questions, initiate conversations with key stakeholders, and become part of a process of continuous improvement for program leaders.

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Promote Your Program

Our online directories for residencies and clerkships are great ways to showcase your program and get noticed. Update your free listing today!

Program Resources

2018 Match Results Analysis
Read an executive summary and access the latest data.

Certificates for Residents and Preceptors
Order AAFP Residency Completion to recognize your residents, or Teaching Certificates to recognize valued preceptors.

Recruiting Tips
How can you attract top residents to your program? Here are some suggestions.

AAFP Residency and Clerkship Online Directories
Update your profile information regularly. Listings are free of charge. Need help? Contact AAFP medical education services at

Access HealthLandscape(
Stay on top of practice environment changes when you access HealthLandscape's ACO Explorer. Data is compiled by the Robert Graham Center (RGC), and access is free for AAFP members. 

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