Center for the History of Family Medicine

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The Center for the History of Family Medicine (CHFM) is the primary repository of information and resources on the history and evolution of general practice, family practice and the specialty of Family Medicine in the United States.

Our Collections

Browse a a complete list of the Center's archival, library, online, and museum holdings.

Conducting Your Research

Find information to help you with your research project, including resources and how to use our collections.

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Family Medicine is 50!

The Advisory Board for Medical Specialties certified Family Medicine as an official U.S. specialty on February 8, 1969. Since then, family physicians have made incredible impacts throughout their communities.

Help us build on the past by supporting the Center for the History of Family Medicine!

Support the Center

Find out how to donate in support of the Center and get involved through one of our volunteer, internship, or fellowship opportunities.

Learn More About CHFM

Meet the leadership, stay informed about Center news, and find out how to contact us.

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