Family Medicine Organizations

American Board of Family Medicine

The ABFM is the medical specialty board responsible for the establishment of high standards of excellence in the specialty of family medicine and for the design and administration of the family medicine specialty certification examination.

Center for Professionalism & Value in Health Care

The CPV aims to study relationships between professionalism and value, promote their alignment, recommend ways to reduce burden, and better support outcome and quality improvement.

American Academy of Family Physicians

The AAFP is a national medical association of family physicians, family medicine residents and medical students whose purpose is to promote and maintain high quality standards among family physicians and to provide advocacy on behalf of patients and the profession.

Society of Teachers of Family Medicine

STFM is an academic family medicine organization which strives “to enhance family medicine education by developing and supporting a community of educators, scholars and clinicians.”

North American Primary Care Research Group

NAPCRG is a multidisciplinary organization which fosters the development of primary care research.

Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors

The AFPRD promotes excellence in family medicine graduate medical education.

Collaborative Family HealthCare Coalition

The CFHcC is a multi-disciplinary group of health care professionals who study, implement and advocate for the collaborative family health care paradigm.

World Organization of Family Doctors

A world-wide partnership of family medicine organizations.