• The exhibits featured here show the incredible range of materials and information that is available at the Center. From personal papers to photographs to journals that chronicle the history and development of Family Medicine, these exhibits highlight the importance and diversity of Family Medicine.  These exhibits are currently available as small, portable table-top displays that can be loaned to family medicine organizations, schools, civic organizations, or other archives, libraries, and museums. Please reach out to chfm@aafp.org to request an exhibit. 

    Exhibit Ideas?

    We're always on the lookout for suggestions for new exhibits. If you have any ideas about exhibits that you would like to see developed by the Center, please contact Center staff.

    Current Exhibits

    History of the AAFP: A special exhibit detailing the history of the American Academy of Family Physicians from its establishment in 1947 to the present day.

    AFMRD: A History of the Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors -- View the exhibit that celebrates the history of this key member of the Family of Family Medicine from its earliest beginnings to 2010.

    COVID-19 and ADFM: A documentation of responses to COVID-19 pandemic by family medicine departments and residency programs from 2020 to 2023.

    The Distinguished Dozen: Twelve Books That Shaped the Face of Family Medicine -- A unique exhibit produced in 2010 that looks at some of the most important and influential works that helped to shape the specialty.

    History of FMX (formerly Scientific Assembly): Learn about the history of Family Medicine's premier annual event, from the 1st Assembly held in Cincinnati in March 1949 to the 57th Assembly held in San Francisco in 2005.