Prevention is an important tool in everyone’s health, but especially as people age. Family physicians play a vital role in encouraging patients to make exams, screening tests, flu shots, and more part of their medical routine.
Senior Health and Safety
Help your aging patients stay healthy and safe with a wealth of resources from the AAFP.
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
- LGBT Health Toolkit
- Sexually Transmitted Infections
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.
Child and adolescent health
Self-study Package - 11th Edition
Advance your level of care for your youngest patients. The AAFP’s Child and Adolescent Health Self-Study Package is an evidence-based, learning solution built to help you explore a wide array of pediatric issues ranging from autism spectrum disorders to skin rashes and beyond.
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).