Benefits of Membership

Value of Membership in the AAFP/NCAFP

Membership in the North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians (NCAFP) signifies your decision to identify and associate with the most knowledgeable family physicians in the nation. The NCAFP and the AAFP are the only professional associations dedicated to serving the unique needs of family medicine professionals and your decision of individual membership makes this voice louder.

Benefits of Being an AAFP/NCAFP Member

Local & National Advocacy: The NCAFP represents over 3,700 family medicine professionals in North Carolina. The AAFP represents over 94,000 members across the US and its territories. This broad and diverse membership enables family medicine to be represented in Raleigh, Washington, D.C., and within numerous health policy arenas.

Continuing Education (CME) & Professional Development: The NCAFP provides numerous continuing medical education meetings each year, with members receiving discounted rates to attend. Plus, print-based educational materials are mailed directly to NCAFP members at no cost, and members can also take advantage of ongoing electronic CME at no charge as well. Obtaining high quality CME that keeps your knowledge up-to-date has never been easier.

Practice Management Assistance: A healthy practice gives you more undivided, one-on-one time with your patients. The AAFP has developed programs and materials to help you streamline the management of your practice. Plus, the NCAFP provides localized insight through resources and frontline support that helps make the business a medicine more manageable.

Communications: You will receive a quarterly state magazine, and several national journals. Online access to the AAFP and NCAFP websites also provide very timely information on a range of issues like CME, health initiatives, advocacy and membership information.