You’re invited to be part of Pennsylvania’s largest and most active
family medicine community!
The PAFP is the third-largest state chapter of the AAFP, and it is the only medical society in Pennsylvania dedicated to representing your needs and interests as a family physician. As a PAFP member, you’ll enjoy exclusive access to affordable professional development and networking opportunities, plus peace of mind knowing PAFP staff members are working hard to protect your rights at the Capitol in Harrisburg.
The PAFP and its Foundation deliver powerful, practical benefits to help you become a better physician, no matter how long you’ve been in practice.
BECOME A MEMBER
By joining or renewing your membership in the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), you are automatically enrolled with the PAFP.
Register for AAFP membership today and start enjoying the benefits of both organizations.
Dues Made Easy
The AAFP handles dues for both organizations. When you join, you belong to both the PAFP and the AAFP. For your convenience, a number of payment options are available, including monthly credit card payments.
NEW! PAFP 101 - Making the Most of Your PAFP Membership
Download this helpful PDF for an overview of your member benefits, annual PAFP events and important contacts. We want to make it easy to participate — and make sure you get the most value out of your membership! Download PAFP 101 PDF.
VALUABLE MEMBER BENEFITS
Government Affairs and Practice Advocacy
The PAFP fights for the rights of family physicians in Harrisburg and represents your voice in its legislative efforts to protect and strengthen family medicine in Pennsylvania and beyond. Learn how.
Continuing Medical Education (CME)
PAFP members have access to high quality CME programs and activities, including:
• Bi-Annual Conference Series, offering annual meetings each spring and fall
• Free Online CME, a rotating selection of timely and relevant on-demand webcasts
• Free subscription to eeds, an online CME management & tracking program
• Special events and conferences, including our popular "Adventures in Family Medicine" series, featuring wilderness medicine and disaster preparedness topics
• Other publications and resources that will equip you with the latest research and clinical training
PAFP members have access to exclusive award-winning communication channels designed to keep them informed about the people, events and legislative activity that may have an impact on family medicine in Pennsylvania.
• Progress Notes: a monthly member email
• Keystone Physician: a quarterly member magazine
• Social Media: active conversations and important updates and reminders on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
Early-Career Support & Resources
The PAFP provides career, fellowship, and leadership opportunities for students and residents, as well as outreach programs to connect them to helpful resources and to one another.
Family Physician Awards and Recognition
Each year, the PAFP honors three outstanding physicians and teachers in Pennsylvania with prestigious awards:
• PAFP Family Physician of the Year
• PAFP Public Health Award
• PAFP Exemplary Teaching Award
Representation at the AAFP
The PAFP represents you at the national level, adding your voice to those of the thousands of family physicians across the country. Your ideas, feedback and opinions matter to the future of family medicine.
The PAFP offers unparalleled opportunities for members to interact and build relationships with fellow family physicians across the state. These connections give members access to leaders in the field, peers in similar practices, and up-and-coming young physicians.
Member Discounts & Perks
Special pricing and benefits offered exclusively to PAFP members.
Plus, All the Perks of AAMA Membership!
What’s your AAFP membership worth? Learn more about more than $4,000 in savings you’re eligible for as a member.
MAINTAIN YOUR MEMBERSHIP
To transfer your state membership to Pennsylvania if you are moving here, or to transfer out of Pennsylvania if you are moving out, please call the AAFP at 1 (800) 274-2237.
To reinstate a lapsed membership, click here.