Join the ACOFP Family

The American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP) is the leading organization in the United States committed to serving the unique needs of osteopathic family physicians. ACOFP membership gives you access to the the largest network of osteopathic family physicians in the country, as well as the knowledge you need as you move through your residency. We make it easy for you to learn from and connect with peers, while helping you meet your professional and personal goals. Take full advantage of your member benefits and watch your career grow. Start your free membership today!


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Resident members get access to the following benefits:

  • Resident  Grants. Apply for grant opportunities through the ACOFP Foundation, including the Initial Certification Grant program, open to third-year residents who are planning to sit for both the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians (AOBFP) cognitive and practical exams.
  • Complimentary registration. Join physicians and residents from across the country for our high-caliber programming at the ACOFP Annual Convention & Scientific Seminars, taking place April 4 - 7, 2024 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • On-Demand education. Access the education from the 60th Annual Convention and Scientific Seminars for FREE!
  • Tailored education. Hear from experienced leaders and physicians in the field about how to find a position, start a practice and adjust to working as a practicing physician through live and on-demand courses—as well as our very own DOfm podcast channel—all in the eLearning Center.
  • Osteopathic Family Physician journal. Stay informed on the profession and how to deliver the best patient care with online access to our peer-reviewed journal.
  • Latest updates from the field. Receive the latest news in osteopathic family medicine through the weekly ACOFP newsletter.
  • ACOFP blog. Read member stories, tips from leaders in the field, the experiences of residents and more on the blog, For Family, By Family.
  • Leadership opportunities. Achieve greater awareness of your leadership style and enhance your professional performance at the Future Leaders Conference for family medicine residents and new physicians. Visit our ACOFP leadership page to learn how to get involved.
  • Volunteer opportunities. Expand your professional network—and your leadership skills—by taking an active role in national and resident committees, the ACOFP Resident Council, or as Resident Governor on the ACOFP Board of Governors.
  • Awards. Apply for resident awards through the ACOFP Resident Awards Program.
  • Job board. Search more than 1,000 job listings from across the country to find the right fit after residency through the Career Center.


No Fee

Resident members shall be in a family medicine post-doctoral program accredited by AOA or ACGME. Join >>