Helping your patients is your number one priority. It’s why you became a family doctor. Family medicine is the cornerstone of health care for America’s underserved populations. As a family physician, you see the impact of social determinants of health in your practice.
Tap into resources specifically designed to help you along your mission: Advancing health equity for the wellness of your patients.
Browse AAFP Clinical Recommendations
Well-being and Prevention
Find patient care tools and information on leading health concerns.
- Respiratory Health
- Caring for School-Aged Patients
- Obesity and Fitness
- Oral Health
- Pain Management and Opioid Misuse
- Sports Injury Prevention
- Tobacco and Nicotine Prevention and Control
- Teen Suicide Prevention
- Cognitive Care Kit
- Depression and Mental Health
- Adolescent and Young Adult Health
- Alcohol Misuse
Public Health Emergencies
Review family medicine perspective on public health threats.
Social Determinants of Health
Get resources and guidance on issues that impact your community.
Geriatric Medicine Self-study Package - 10th Edition
Designed to help family physicians provide the best care to their elderly patients, the AAFP Geriatric Medicine for the Family Physician Self-Study Package is an evidence-based, learning solution built to help you better identify various medical and mental health issues in this patient population.
The AAFP Global Health Summit (formerly the global health workshop) is the place to network, learn, and train with current and aspiring global health advocates.
Registration is now open for FMX -- the AAFP's largest annual family medicine event.
Looking for accurate, reliable patient handouts?
Access reliable health information and patient handouts(familydoctor.org) for the whole family on familydoctor.org, the AAFP's free patient education website. Available in English(familydoctor.org) and Spanish(es.familydoctor.org).