The American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) is excited to announce the Digital Credential Program. Designed to help you display your board-certified status as the mark of excellence, these new resources offer a convenient way to share your achievement of certification to patients, colleagues, and the public.


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The American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) is committed to continuous quality improvement and a key part of this in 2024 is improving your experience. While our primary role as a certifying board is to assess competence for family physicians rigorously, it is also important to do it well.  


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Dr. Kim YuThe American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) is pleased to announce that Kim Yu, MD, FAAFP, DABFM, has accepted the role of PRIME National Strategy Consultant, effective January 1, 2024.   


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Family Medicine FactbookABFM is excited to present its first edition of the Family Medicine Factbook, a curated series of basic analyses intended to provide a broad perspective on family medicine and family physicians


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The American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) is pleased to announce the election of Gerardo Moreno, MD, MSHS, to the National Academy of Medicine. Dr. Moreno, chair of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Department of Family Medicine and professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, also serves as chair of the ABFM Board of Directors and was previously selected as a National Academy of Medicine 2015-2017 Puffer/ABFM Fellow.


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Primary Care International Conference
Physician leaders from around the world gathered in Washington DC for “The Essential Role of Primary Health Care for Health Security and Securing Health Conference” on July 19-20.

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New Board ChairWe are pleased to announce the election of four new officers and four new board members to the ABFM Board of Directors. New officers elected in April are: Gerardo Moreno, MD, MSHS, of Los Angeles, CA as Chair; Andrea Anderson, MD, of Washington, DC as Chair-Elect; Robert L. Wergin, MD, of Lincoln, NE as Treasurer; and Mott P. Blair, MD, of Wallace, NC as Member-at-Large of the Executive Committee.


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On behalf of ABFM, we are pleased to share the following article from George Washington University (GW), Training a New Generation of Holistic, ‘Policy Savvy’ Physicians, highlighting ABFM’s Healthy Policy Fellowship, in collaboration with GW’s family medicine program.


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