AFMA is dedicated to the professional growth and development of its members with particular emphasis on administration and coordination of health care delivery, education and research within Family Medicine Residency Programs.

Mission, Vision, Values, and Objectives

The Association of Family Medicine Administration is dedicated to the professional growth and development of its members with particular emphasis on administration and coordination of health care delivery, education and research within Family Medicine Residency Programs.

 

Objectives of AFMA

  1. To promote professionalism for our members.
  2. To provide a forum for discussing management problems.
  3. To assist the membership in the effective execution of their duties.
  4. To provide a network of peer administrators/coordinators for fellowshipping.
  5. Sharing current problems and solutions.
  6. To interact with other organizations and individuals to accomplish these ends.

 

Vision

To understand the continuing changes in the health care environment and provide tools to our membership to excel in that environment, as it relates to Family Medicine Residency Programs.

Values

  • Integrity
    We can function best if we have earned the respect of our co-workers, residents, faculty, fellow AFMA members, and other professional organizations.
  • Initiative
    We are individually responsible for the organization’s success.
  • Teamwork
    We succeed because of the contributions of many people.
  • Partnership
    Through collaboration with Family Medicine residency programs, related health care organizations, and individual membership, we seek to improve the caliber of Family Medicine Education.
  • Quality
    We strive continuously to do things better, comparing to and learning from programs locally and nationally to improve quality.
  • Flexibility
    We are willing to look at things differently, and we are not afraid of change.
  • Courage
    We have the confidence to express ourselves honestly and to work to meet challenges.

Quick Contact

Inquiries & Support

800-274-2237 ext.6708
cestes@aafp.org

Mailing Address

AFMA
11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway
Leawood, KS 66211-2672

Fax

(913) 906-6084

Office Hours

Monday - Friday (9 AM - 5 PM CST)