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AAFP State Advocacy: Webinars

Learn about issues influencing health care and how AAFP constituent chapters are advancing family medicine-focused policies at the state level.

AAFP: Congress 101

Learn more about Congress so you can jump start your advocacy efforts on behalf of family medicine.

AAFP: Lobbying 101

Make the most of your upcoming congressional meeting by learning about lobbying, which is an important part of the advocacy process.

AAFP Advocacy: Recent Family Medicine Wins

The Academy's Government Relations team is constantly fighting for family medicine and AAFP members on the Hill. Learn more about recent efforts.


View frequently asked questions about AAFP CME including events, activities, and types of CME credit.

Reporting CME Credit to Other Organizations

Learn about reporting CME credit to organizations other than the AAFP.

Cancellations and Course Refunds

Learn about the cancellation and refund policy for AAFP's courses and events.

Courses and Meetings FAQs

Find answers to your questions about AAFP's courses and meetings.

Obtain and Report CME Credit

Get answers to frequently asked questions on how to report your CME credits.

Types of CME Credit

Learn about and view examples of the various types of CME credit.

Your CME Report

Learn how to obtain a report on CME credits earned, and how to utilize this information to manage your AAFP learning requirements.

Livestream AAFP Board Review Express CME Virtual Conference

Stream AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Express online CME course and get the same in-depth Board review from home or office.

Stream AAFP Geriatric Medicine CME Virtual Conference

Geriatric Medicine Livestream lets you earn live CME and better manage aging patients’ health needs, plus updates on geriatric E/M coding and Medicare billing.


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AAFP Subscription CME

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AAFP CME Livestream Events

View all AAFP CME livestream courses.


View list of free AAFP CME including activities just for members.

CME Credit Application Process

Learn how to navigate the application process for AAFP CME credit.

Activity Audits

Learn about the AAFP's CME Credit System audit process.

Application Checklists

View checklists you will need to apply for AAFP CME credit.

Browse by Format

Browse AAFP CME activities by format including livestream, audio, subscription, print, and online.

Credit Calculation and Credit Terms

Learn to calculate CME credit and understand the credit terms to apply for AAFP CME credit.

Credit System FAQs

Access responses to frequently asked questions regarding the AAFP CME Credit System and the application process.

AAFP Credit Application Fees

View AAFP CME Credit System application fees for AAFP certification.

Pathways and Session Formats

Learn about different pathways and session formats when applying for AAFP CME credit.


Learn the latest news from the AAFP Credit System that includes updates to applying for CME credit.

Translation to Practice (t2p)

Learn about the Translation to Practice (t2p) program, which offers CME credits to individuals for taking what they learn in a CME activity and translating it to their practice.


Watch video tutorials to help CME providers through the AAFP Credit System accreditation process.

AAFP CME Faculty

Share your passion for family medicine with others -- learn how to get involved as an AAFP CME faculty member.

Becoming AAFP CME Faculty

Learn why medical professionals may choose to serve as AAFP CME faculty members and the characteristics that qualify you for a position.

CME Faculty Resource Center

Find content development tools designed to help AAFP CME faculty develop high-quality educational materials for family physicians.

Family Medicine Certification

Resources to help you meet your ABFM Family Medicine Certification Requirements. CME board review, KSA working groups, METRIC and the new PerformanceNavigator.

ALSO Latest Announcements

Latest Announcements regarding the AAFP's Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO).

ALSO Armed Forces

AAFP's Advanced Learning Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) is an approved option for the Department of Defense-mandated training for staff involved in the provision of military maternity care and meets all requirements of the program.

Hold a Course

Bring the very best training opportunity to maternity care providers in your area when you hold an Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) Course. Begin the process here.


Find answers to frequently asked questions regarding the AAFP's Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO).

Become an ALSO Instructor

Gain the specific teaching skills required to facilitate the didactic lectures, hands-on small group workstations, and testing stations included in an Advanced Learning Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) Course.

Global ALSO

Discover the difference being made by the AAFP's Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) reducing infant and maternal morbidity and mortality throughout the world.


Advanced Learning Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) publications and other material are copyrighted by the AAFP and all rights are reserved. The AAFP may grant permission to use or reprint copyrighted material.

AAFP CME by Topic

Search for AAFP CME activities by topic.

AAFP CME on Adult Medicine

View all AAFP Continuing Medical Education on Adult Medicine and earn CME credit.

AAFP CME for Board Review

View all AAFP Continuing Medical Education for Family Medicine Board Review and earn CME credit.

Child and Adolescent Health CME

View all AAFP Continuing Medical Education on child and adolescent health plus earn CME credit.

View Chronic Conditions AAFP CME Options

View all AAFP Continuing Medical Education on chronic conditions and earn CME credit.

AAFP CME on Emergency and Urgent Care

View all AAFP Continuing Medical Education on Emergency and Urgent Care plus earn CME credit.

AAFP CME on Endocrinology

View all AAFP Continuing Medical Education on endocrinology and earn CME credit.

Family Medicine Update AAFP CME

View all AAFP Continuing Medical Education on Family Medicine Update and earn CME credit.

Cardiovascular Conditions



View all AAFP Continuing Medical Education for FMX and earn CME credit.

Geriatric Medicine AAFP CME

View all AAFP Continuing Medical Education on geriatric medicine and earn CME credit.

AAFP CME on Infectious Diseases

View all AAFP Continuing Medical Education on infectious diseases and earn CME credit.

AAFP CME on Neurologic Disorders

View all AAFP Continuing Medical Education on neurologic disorders and earn CME credit.

AAFP CME on Pain Management

View all AAFP Continuing Medical Education on pain management and earn CME credit.

AAFP Performance Improvement CME

View all AAFP Continuing Medical Education on performance Improvement and earn CME credit.

AAFP CME on Hospice and Palliative Care

View all AAFP Continuing Medical Education on Hospice and Palliative Care and earn CME credit.

AAFP CME on Physician Well-being

View all AAFP Continuing Medical Education on physician well-being and earn CME credit.

AAFP CME on Procedural Skills

View all AAFP Continuing Medical Education on procedural skills and earn CME credit.

Pulmonary Medicine AAFP CME

View all AAFP Continuing Medical Education on pulmonary medicine and earn CME credit.

Rural Health

View all AAFP CME activities on rural health.

AAFP CME on Skin/Dermatology Conditions

View all AAFP Continuing Medical Education on skin conditions and diseases plus earn CME credit.

AAFP CME on Wellness/Preventive Care

View all AAFP Continuing Medical Education on wellness and preventive care plus earn CME credit.

AAFP CME on Women's Health

View all AAFP Continuing Medical Education on women's health and earn CME credit.

AAFP Exhibitor Opportunities

Find out all of the opportunities that the AAFP has for exhibiting at national events. National Conference and Family Medicine Experience (FMX) have many ways for organizations to have the opportunity to get in front of AAFP members.

Join the Email List

Not quite ready to register for National Conference but want to stay updated on the 2021 event? No problem!

Care Resources

Patients are very individual. But when they face common health issues, family physicians can look to the AAFP for resources to help manage their care.

Caring for School-Aged Patients

Help school-aged patients stay healthy and safe. Take the opportunity to address the physical, emotional, and intellectual growth during their formative years.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning or Queer (LGBTQ) Health

Family physicians have a unique opportunity to have an impact on the health of their LGBTQ patients by creating welcoming and inclusive clinical environments to address these disparities. Find resources designed to help family physicians provide more relevant and effective care for ...


Resources to help family physicians improve symptom recognition, diagnosis and improve the quality of life for people with lupus.

Respiratory Health

Get information on the diagnosis and treatment of chronic respiratory conditions.

Physical Safety

Ofice visits are the perfect time to remind active patients about safe ways to care for their bodies . The summer months can also mean sharing reminders about heat-related illness, skin damage and drowning risk.

Recommendations by Type: Clinical Practice Guidelines

View all AAFP and AAFP-endorsed clinical practice guidelines.

|AAFP Policies and Recommendations

All Clinical Recommendations By Topic

The AAFP equips you with the data, knowledge, competencies and skills to provide high quality, evidence-based care of your patients in the context of family and community. Our clinical recommendations provide you with evidence-based guidance about preventive care, diagnosis and ...

|AAFP Policies and Recommendations

Current Hot Topics

It’s urgent when an illness, trend or product threatens to negatively affect patients’ health. Family physicians need resources to understand the issue and communicate with patients.

Health Emergencies

Family physicians play an important role in protecting the health of patients when a disaster or emergency occurs.

Recent Outbreaks

The AAFP works to understand the implications for family medicine and responds by identifying what family physicians need to safely continue practicing and providing patient care.

Education for Medical Students and Residents

Understand what to look for in your during your training to nurture your interest in using you family medicine skills for global health.

Fellowships, Courses and Electives in Global Health

Learn about family medicine-specific fellowships and other learning opportunities for training in global health.

Global Health Resources

Access a detailed list of in-print and online references that speak to global health concerns.

Getting Started in Global Health

Learn how to plug into the global health conversation and discover what questions to ask yourself as you become involved.

Birth Control, Pregnancy and Childbirth

There are many considerations when it comes to caring for female patients during their childbearing years. Family physicians need resources to offer pregnancy prevention methods, manage pregnancies, and advise on post-pregnancy care.

Mental Health and Well-being

Optimal health goes far beyond just physical health. It's important to account for patients' mental health needs, which can also contribute to - or even worsen - physical conditions.

Social Determinants

There are many factors that affect health outcomes. These factors create barriers for patients to receive the appropriate health care, leading to higher rates of disease, complications and comorbidities.

Prevention and Wellness

Promoting positive health habits that prevent disease is foundational to primary care and family medicine.

Healthy Lifestyle

Research has established significant links between factors that primary care physicians can address and a lower risk of chronic disease. The AAFP is collecting relevant information to support your patient conversations.

Neighborhood Navigator



Information on Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) Alternative Payment Models (APMs), or MIPS APMs, a subset of one of the two new payment tracks created under MACRA.

Hospitalists: Guidelines for Communicating With the Referring Physician

Read about hospitalists and view guidelines for communicating with referring primary care physicians.

Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA)

Review the regulatory standards that apply to all clinical lab testing performed on humans that may apply to your practice.

National Provider Identifier

Find out how apply for a national provider identifier for your practice.

Starting, Closing, or Selling a Practice


Finances and Your Practice

Learn about metrics for financial success for family physicians who own their own practices.

Basics of Quality Improvement

Quality improvement (QI) is a systematic, formal approach to the analysis of practice performance and efforts to improve performance.

September/October 2016

...Is Direct Primary Care the Solution to Our Health Care Crisis? Edmond S. Weisbart In Defense of Direct Primary Care Philip Eskew Practice Pearls • Answer patients' questions before the visit • Inform patients about delays Coding & Documentation • ICD-10 changes...

Family Practice Management


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Getting Paid

FPM and AAFP content and resources on the topic of getting paid: coding, documentation, payment, billing, etc.

Family Practice Management

FPM Past Issues 2020

FPM issues for the year 2020

Family Practice Management

AAFP Member Advantage

The AAFP's Member Advantage program offers discounts on various products and services for AAFP members.


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Awards for Students and Residents

Read about the awards that recognized medical students, residents and faculty who further AAFP's strategic objectives.

Key Initiatives

Learn more about key initiatives the AAFP has implemented to advocate for and strengthen the family medicine specialty.

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