Patient Care

For Patient Care AAFP is the Answer

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

Clinical Recommendations by Name

Population Health

Access resources to address diversity and social determinants of health as they impact individuals, families, and communities.

Adult Medicine Self-study Package - 8th Edition

Designed to help family physicians better prepare to treat an extensive range of conditions, the AAFP’s Adult Medicine Self-Study Package is an evidence-based, learning solution built to help you improve patient outcomes—on a schedule that works best for you—in a variety of formats.

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.

The AAFP National Research Network strives to conduct, support, promote, and advocate for primary care research in practice-based settings.

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( for the whole family on, the AAFP's free patient education website. Available in English( and Spanish(

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