Accreditated by the AAFP (15 CME hours )

  • The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) was founded in 1947 to promote the science and art of family medicine . It is one of the largest medical organizations in the United States, with over 100 , 000 members . The AAFP was instrumental in establishing family medicine as a recognized medical specialty . The AAFP is headquartered in Leawood , Kansas .

  • To fulfill its mission, the AAFP has four objectives : advocacy, practice enhancement, education and health of the public .

  • The AAFP helps its members fulfill their practice and career goals by assisting their practices in becoming designated Patient - Centered Medical Homes, promoting practice transformation through education and communication, and assisting members in achieving financial success through optimal practice management.

  • The AAFP offers its physician, resident, and student members Continuing Medical Education on topics related to family medicine.