Maryland Academy of Family Physicians
MDAFP Membership
Improve the Health of Patients, Families and, Communities

You Love Family Medicine. So Do We.

When you become a MDAFP member, you will be a part of a network of over 1,500 Family Medicine physicians, residents, and students in Maryland

Established in 1948, the Maryland Academy of Family Physicians (MDAFP) is the state chapter of the 131,000-member American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). The MDAFP represents over 1,500 members and is governed by a 21-member Board of Directors.

AAFP/MDAFP work to improve the health of patients, families and, communities by supporting and promoting its members. We act as your voice and your resource on a national, state, and local level, providing important resources, specialty information, and career and practice guidance.

Become a Member Today!

Learn about AAFP membership and all the tools at your disposal

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Explore family medicine with a free student membership

You already know the journey you’re on will be worth it, but it doesn’t hurt to have a community to lean on while you're a medical student.

Join the thousands of members who have gone before you in networking, learning, and growing as physicians together when you become part of the (AAFP).


Get More from Your Family Medicine Residency with the AAFP

As a family medicine resident, you'll experience the widest scope of medicine—and we're here to support you along the way.

Surround yourself with people who understand what it means to be a family physician. You'll find exactly that at the AAFP. So, what are you waiting for? Join Today!


You won’t find another organization that gets how hard you work

You and your fellow family medicine physicians work hard. Your patients count on you to give them the best care, and you spend countless hours taking care of everything else it takes to be a great doctor.

As a member, not only will you help advance this important specialty, but you’ll also have exclusive access to our CME.

Residents & Students

We welcome your membership to the MDAFP!

The MDAFP offers state-specific resources, programing and value to our students and residents. We are here to serve you – whether that is offering you tools and resources needed to transition into practice, providing you with direction about employment opportunities in Maryland, or options for additional leadership and advocacy training.

Leadership Opportunities

Take the Lead with MDAFP and AAFP Family Medicine Resident and Student Leadership Opportunities

Family Medicine Interest Groups

Student-run organizations that play important roles in introducing medical students to the specialty of Family Medicine

Medical Schools

Family Medicine Medical Schools in Maryland

Residency Programs

Family Medicine Residencies in Maryland

Resources and Toolkits

You gain a vast array of resources as a member to help you during each stage of your education and career

Covid-19 Resources

Latest CDC/WHO/AAFP recommendations

Maryland Academy of Family Physicians

MDAFP Member App

We are pleased to announce a new members only feature – the MDAFP Member App!

Resources will now be available at your fingertips as easily and accessibly as possible.

This new tool is design specifically with you, a MDAFP member, in mind so you can engage with the Academy and each other with relevant content, networking, resources and exclusive member events.

Download Today to Start Using these Tools Wherever You Go!

2023 Awards Program

Nominate Physicians Who Go Above and Beyond their Call of Duty