American Academy of Family Physicians

Maintenance of Certification

Learn how, when and where you want with products created by family physicians for family physicians. No matter where you are in your maintenance of certification process, AAFP CME can help.

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PART II -- Self Assessment Module (SAM) & Lifelong Learning

Facilitated by expert SAM faculty, these one-day sessions let you participant in the MC-FP Part II requirement. You will discuss the 60 core competency questions to determine the correct answers.



Live courses, self-study, and online - available when and how you want to learn.


PART III -- Recertification Exam

AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Self-Study Combo Package with Flashdrive
Prepare to pass the ABFM exam with this all-new, evidence-based, comprehensive, self-study learning package. Available in Physical, Digital, and Combo (pictured) packages.





2011 FP Comprehensive Demo Screen Shot
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Searchable content that aligns with ABFM board exam topics, this tool includes 18 practice exams with more than 1,200 Board-style questions and answers. Customized exams allow you to focus on and improve knowledge gaps.




Prepare for the ABFM exam with an in-depth review of the comprehensive medical principles of family medicine. Learn effective test-taking strategies and assess and increase your knowledge with case studies and more than 400 Board-style questions.







If you are an AAFP member, you can access a collection of introductory Board Review Questions, free of charge. Log-in and password required.


PART IV -- Performance in Practice

Integrate evidence-based medicine, performance measure, and improvement strategies in an online program that benefits you and your patients.


Lifelong Learning Resources

FP Essentials Issue #400
Go in-depth each month with monographs focused on one topic that corresponds to ABFM exam categories and emphasize new clinical information.








FP Audio
Monthly one-hour studio-recordings featuring the latest on clinical topics.







Earn CME right where you are.

Read monographs, webcasts and earn CME credit without leaving home. It's available now through AAFP Online CME.
AAFP Sports Medicine Self-Study Package
Each package features content from the popular AAFP Live clinical course. Include audio or video, a syllabus, and online post-test eligible for CME credit.








Topic-driven lifelong learning opportunities across the U.S., designed to help you do what you do best - take care of your patients. Courses include:





CME Center

Report CME (Members Only)

AAFP-Produced CME

Board Review Resources

Maintenance of Certification

Live Courses & Conferences

Self-Study CME

Online CME

For CME Providers

Apply for Certification

AAFP CME Faculty