Discover Family Medicine Today!

Student membership in the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) / North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians (NCAFP) is at an all time high.  Over 1,000 North Carolina medical students are members of this specialty organization.

Did you know family physicians are the most recruited physicians for hospitals, medical groups, and health care organizations? Recruitment data indicates that family physicians are in high demand.  According to Merritt, Hawkins & Associates, family physicians have been the most recruited specialist for THIRTEEN consecutive years. For their most recent, complete report, please visit the 2019 Review of Physician and Advanced Practitioner Recruiting Incentives, published July 2019. 

The NCAFP wants to help YOU engage and learn more about the specialty of family medicine.  Several programs and resources are available to medical students enrolled in North Carolina medical schools to access resources and learn about the benefits and rewards of a medical career as a family physician. Not a member yet?  It's FREE, join now for exciting national and state membership benefits.

Need Help or have Questions?

Please contact Perry Price, Manager, Workforce Initiatives, at or 919-980-5357.

Resources and Student Programs in Family Medicine