Nominations for Center for the History of Family Medicine Board – Due Feb. 28



Nominations are due by Feb. 28, 2019, for two at-large positions on the Center for the History of Family Medicine’s Board of Curators. For more information, please see the following:

For more information, please contact Don Ivey by email or by phone at (800) 274-2237, extension 6007.

KAFP Website Features Center for History of Family Medicine


The KAFP website has recently added the AAFP Foundation’s Center for History of Family Medicine page to its website. Go to KAFP’s homepage Place your cursor over the Foundation tab and scroll to bottom to select Center for History of Family Medicine. The CHFM is the primary repository of information and resources on the history and evolution of general practice, family practice and the specialty of Family Medicine in the United States. Explore the CHFM web page today!


Check your dues off your to-do list and support the AAFP Foundation

AAFP Foundation

With one click, you can support the work of the AAFP Foundation when you renew your Academy dues. The Foundation Dues Check-Off campaign asks members to give a one-time $50 gift that will help advance the work of the philanthropic arm of the Academy. Go to the AAFP website to pay your dues.

Your dollars will fund grants for chapter-level programs through the Family Medicine Philanthropic Consortium as well as AAFP Foundation humanitarian, educational, and research initiatives. All programs are designed to advance the values of family medicine and improve the health of all people.

The dues check-off is the easiest and fastest way to support your state and national Foundation.

AAFP-Foundation announces the 2018 Sandra L. Panther Fellowship in the History of Family Medicine

The Center for the History of Family Medicine (CHFM) is proud to announce its eighth annual Fellowship in the History of Family Medicine. Now renamed the Sandra L. Panther Fellowship in the History of Family Medicine in honor of former AAFP Foundation executive director Sandra L. “Sandy” Panther, interested family physicians, residents, students, other health professionals, historians, scholars, educators, scientists and others are invited to apply.

Complete fellowship rules, application forms, and instructions are available online through the Center’s website

The successful applicant will be awarded a fellowship grant in an amount of up to $2,000 to support travel, lodging and incidental expenses relating to research on a project of their choosing dealing with any aspect of the history of General Practice, Family Practice, or Family Medicine in the United States. The fellowship will be awarded directly to the individual applicant and not to the institution where he or she may be employed.

The deadline to apply is by 5:00 p.m., Saturday, March 31, 2018. All applications will be reviewed in April, with the fellowship award announced by May 31, 2018.