Maryland’s largest organization dedicated to the advancement of Family Medicine

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 1,300 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.

Benefits & Services

Members of the Maryland Academy of Family Physicians have privileged access to all kinds of resources including reliable newsletters, philanthropic opportunities, Continuing Medical Education (CME) and more.

> Learn About Member Benefits

Residents & Students

We want to help the residents and students that are excited about Family Medicine and that will shape the field in the future.

> View Resources Available to Students & Residents

Awards Program

View the available awards and reflect on the achievements of members that warranted special recognition and celebration from MDAFP and AAFP.

> Browse the Awards

President’s Message

Each month, the President of MDAFP addresses the organization’s members with a written message addressing topics relevant to Family Medicine, Maryland and the  American Academy of Family Physicians as a whole.

> Read the President’s Latest Message

Membership Directory

Look up other American Academy of Family Physician Members, as well as Board and Commission members. (AAFP member login credentials are required)

> Search the AAFP Member Database

Physician Wellbeing

This page offers resources for physicians of all ages and career stages to help you find joy and meaning in your work. Below, find information on the meaning of joy in medical practice, the immediate crisis of physician burnout, tools for transforming your practice into a less stressful work environment, strategies to embrace meaning and awareness in your own life, and more.

> View Physician Wellbeing Resources

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