• Position Your Family Medicine Residency Program for Excellence

    The AAFP’s Residency Program Solutions (RPS) offers developing and existing programs customized consultation services—from an expert panel of family medicine residency professionals—to address your needs.

    The AAFP is leading the way in new program development for family medicine. Should you need help with program development, expansion, or existing challenges, RPS will help you position your program for excellence.

    The RPS Criteria for Excellence is an industry-leading publication outlining best practices and policies in residency education. It is a set of aspirational guidelines used in RPS consultations representing the collective wisdom of RPS consultants. This includes a self-assessment tool to help stimulate questions, initiate conversations with key stakeholders, and become part of a process of continuous improvement for program leaders.

    Residency Program Solutions will help you to:

    Develop or Expand Your Program

    Gather valuable insights from an esteemed group of family medicine residency program experts—with collective experience in all stages of new program development and residency expansion.

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    Achieve and Maintain Accreditation and Regulatory Compliance

    The ever-changing requirements in graduate medical education accreditation and regulation can be difficult to navigate. Experienced RPS staff can help achieve accreditation, and bridge gaps to ensure your program’s success for continued accreditation.

    Strengthen Your Program

    We can guide you through change management approaches to improve morale, create the optimal clinical learning environment, increase faculty and resident engagement, and boost physician well-being and satisfaction.

    Establish Program Value

    Our team is proficient in establishing Direct and Indirect GME funding and can provide assistance in communicating the benefits of a residency program to your health care organization and community. 

    Want to know more?

    Email us at rps@aafp.org