Medical Student

Prepare for medical school and learn more about family medicine.

Prepare for and Succeeded in Medical School

Board Review

Ace Your Exams

Master family medicine topics with our board review questions. Free for AAFP members.

Why Choose Family Medicine?

With the broadest scope of all specialties, family physicians have more office visits and practice in more settings than physicians in any other specialty.

For the last 10 years, family medicine has been the most recruited specialty in the United States. See what makes it so appealing.

Watch our webcast: What is Family Medicine?
See a Typical Day as a Family Physician
Discover Family Medicine Career Options
Explore Income & Lifestyle Expectations

Interview Questions

Earn a Scholarship to Attend
National Conference

As part of a focus on the workforce pipeline with the best and the brightest, and support the development of future family medicine leaders, scholarships will be awarded to attend the National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students. 
Application Deadline: April 29, 2020

Get Into
Medical School

Start your journey toward a career in family medicine.

Get Into Medical School
Plan for Medical School
Manage Medical School Debt

Succeed in Medical School

Medical school isn't easy, but the AAFP's study tools and resources can help you along the way.

Research Clinical Topics & Procedures
Listen to the AFP Podcast
Plan Your Rotations & Electives

Lead Your Family Medicine Interest Group

Make the most of your school's Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG). Discover new programming ideas, apply for funding, and create a forum for others interested in family medicine.


Explore family medicine with a free student membership in the AAFP. Find your peers and get benefits and resources you can use in medical school.