AAFP Foundation


Improving the health of all people is a goal that must be met through scientific, educational, and humanitarian means. Each initiative is critical to our vision. Consequently, your Foundation supports varied programs that reflect our mission and purpose. Thanks to funding from our physician members and corporate partners, we do good work that makes a difference.

Humanitarian -- Through its Humanitarian programs, the AAFP Foundation strives to improve health, provide medical education, and foster the development of Family Medicine worldwide.
Scientific -- The Foundation's Scientific programs support medical research through grant awards and seminars for residents and students.
Education -- The Foundation believes education of physicians and their patients is essential to improving the health of all people. This section outlines the Foundation's many educational programs.
Family Medicine Philanthropic Consortium -- The Family Medicine Philanthropic Consortium (FMPC) is a collaborative program of the Foundation and Constituent Chapters and Chapter Foundations of the AAFP.
Center for the History of Family Medicine -- The Center for the History of Family Medicine (CHFM) collects, organizes, preserves and provides access to the records of leading Family Medicine organizations.
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Supporting your Foundation means you believe in the power of family medicine and in the importance of helping others.

"Your support of the AAFP Foundation has a tremendous effect…the Foundation funds Academy programs such as Tar Wars that directly impact kids and the public health.”
Jeffrey J. Cain, MD, FAAFP

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