Patient Care


Immunization Schedules Available

View the 2016 recommendations for the routine use of vaccines in children, adolescents, and adults in the United States.

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Clinical Recommendations

Clinical Recommendations

The AAFP's clinical recommendations are intended to help family physicians make evidence-based decisions about the treatment and prevention of disease. View the AAFP recommendations by topic or by title.

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Clinical Policies

AAFP Clinical Policies

AAFP clinical policies are formulated to standardize and optimize care of patients and the community for specific conditions or diseases. Browse AAFP Clinical Policies »

Drug Alerts

Drug Alerts and Adverse Event Reporting

Public Health

Healthy Interventions for Population Health

Utilize these family medicine-focused reources on select health topics. Each toolkit includes office-based and community engagement tools, advocacy resources, and science and educational information.


Get current vaccination information on appropriate schedules and guidelines for various ages, populations, and diseases.

Public Health & Social Determinants

Access up-to-date educational materials for physicians and patients about common public health issues.

Patient Education

Patient Education & Handouts

Access trusted, reliable health information and patient handouts for the whole family on, a patient education website offered by the AAFP. Visit »(

AAFP National Research Network

The AAFP National Research Network (NRN) strives to conduct, support, promote, and advocate for primary care research in practice-based settings. Learn More »

Global Health & Family Medicine

Get Involved in Global Health

The AAFP offers a wide variety of information for those interested in exploring or preparing to serve in the field of global health. Check out our resources, including the global health database. Learn more »

AAFP Nutrition Toolkit

The AAFP's free nutrition toolkit offers materials to share and discuss with patients.

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Tobacco and Nicotine Toolkit

Use the AAFP's free tobacco and nicotine toolkit.

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