Membership Categories

Program Director Membership - $395  ~  Join Now
Active directors of ACGME accredited family medicine residency programs enjoy full membership benefits, including the opportunity to vote at the annual business meeting. In addition, AFMRD program director members are eligible to hold office on the Board of Directors. Program director membership is limited to one per program. Each member has one vote.

Associate Program Director Membership - $195  ~  Join Now
The program director may designate an associate program director. Recognizing that the title of this position may vary from program to program, the designated individual's responsibilities should be similar to the expectations one would have of an associate program director. Associate director memberships are limited to three per program. The associate director member enjoys all member benefits, except the opportunity to vote or hold a position on the Board of Directors. If the associate director meets the criteria for associate membership (below), another individual from the program may be designated as the associate director member.

Associate Membership - $195  ~  Join Now
Any designated program director of an AOA approved Osteopathic family medicine residency program or an accredited Canadian family medicine residency program. Program directors of developing residency programs are eligible for associate membership after submission of their RC-FM document. Also eligible: former residency director members of the AFMRD and any graduate of the National Institute for Program Director Development (NIPDD). The associate member enjoys all member benefits, except the opportunity to vote or hold a position on the Board of Directors.

International Program Director Membership - $395  ~  Join Now
A program director of an international family medicine residency which is accredited by the ACGME-I is eligible for membership. The international program director member enjoys all member benefits, except the opportunity to vote or hold a position on the Board of Directors. 

International Associate Membership - $195  ~  Join Now
A family physician in an existing or developing international family medicine residency program that has not achieved Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education – International (ACGME-I) accreditation may become an international associate member of this organization upon payment of dues.The international associate member has access to web resources, but cannot vote, hold office, serve on committees or participate on the discussion forum.


Please note: The AFMRD membership cycle is by calendar year, January 1 through December 31. For membership information, contact Sam Pener in the AFMRD office at 800.274.2237 ext 6707.