AAFP Clinical Policies

17 Total

Adolescent Health Care, Confidentiality

Read the AAFP's recommendations regarding confidentiality and privacy when treating adolescent patients.

Alcohol Advertising and Underage Alcohol Usage

Read the AAFP's position on alcohol advertising and underage alcohol usage.


Read the AAFP's position on the appropriate use of antibiotic treatment.

Athletic Performance Enhancing Drugs

Read the AAFP's position on the use of athletic performance enhancing drugs.

Bloodborne Pathogens

Read AAFP's policy on strategies to prevent the transfer of bloodborne infections.

Chelation Therapy

Read the AAFP's position on chelation therapy as a treatment for artherosclerotic vascular disease.

Coverage, Patient Education, and Counseling for Family Planning, Contraceptive Methods, and Sterilization Procedures

Read the AAFP's policy on coverage, counseling, and methods for family planning.

Fluoridation of Public Water Supplies

AAFP policy on fluoridation of public water supplies and treatment for children.

Hearing Loss, Deafness, and the Hard-of-Hearing

Learn about AAFP's policy regarding hearing loss, deafness, and hard-of-hearing status.

Intimate Partner Violence

Read about AAFP's policy on intimate partner violence.


Read the AAFP position on the use of laetrile as a treatment for cancer patients.

Neonatal Circumcision

Read AAFP's policy on Neonatal Circumcision.

Obesity and Overweight

Read the AAFP's recommendations for the family physician's role in counseling overweight and obese patients.

Over-the-Counter Oral Contraceptives

Read the AAFP's position on over-the-counter oral contraceptives.

Physical Activity in Children

Read the AAFP's recommendation on physical activity in children.

Preconception Care (Position Paper)

Read the AAFP's position paper on preconception care. Preconception care is defined as individualized care for men and women that is focused on reducing maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality.

Prevention and Management of Sexually Transmitted Infections

Read AAFP's endorsement of strategies for the prevention and managementof sexually transmitted infections.