Professional Development

At TAFP, continuing medical education is our specialty.

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Additional CME opportunities

In addition to providing high-quality primary care CME through TAFP symposia, TAFP has developed a partnership with the following organizations in support of their education. Unless indicated, these activities are not accredited by TAFP.

For information on how to post your event or online activity, download and read the Other CME request form.

In-person activities

National Procedures Institute

Receive hands-on procedural training in numerous locations across the country. NPI is owned by the Texas Academy of Family Physicians.

Primary Care Network presents:

Best Practices in Primary Care 2023

April 20 – 22, New Orleans, Louisiana

This 12-hour, 3-day CME conference focuses on topics important to primary care providers, while reviewing the latest advancements in diagnosis and treatment. Education sessions in the mornings leave your afternoons free for exploring, relaxing, and having fun.

COLA Laboratory Enrichment Forum

May 2 – 4, Fort Worth, Texas

As a physician-directed organization and national laboratory accrediting organization, COLA developed a 20 CME hour course, which has been approved by the American Academy of Family Physicians for CME credits. COLA's Annual Laboratory Enrichment Forum provides physicians with the opportunity to qualify as a laboratory director (LD) of a moderate complexity laboratory through our blended LD track. This course starts on Tuesday, May 2, at 1 p.m. and runs until Thursday, May 4, at 4:30 p.m.

Virtual or online activities

The Illinois Academy of Family Physicians presents:

Essential Evidence Update Virtual Conference

April 28, 2023

This one-day virtual conference provides quality continuing medical education for primary care that is free of industry influence and support. This program of completely evidence-based material based on the InfoPOEMs (Patient Oriented Evidence that Matters) format gives practicing primary care doctors what they need to stay current. Earn up to 7.5 CME Credits (Prescribed or AMA PRA Cat 1) on topics including pediatrics, depression and anxiety, sleep medicine, diabetes, nutrition and obesity, and more. Discounts offered for AAFP members.

The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences presents:

New Strategies and Best Practices in the Management of Pediatric Facial and Truncal Acne

Dermatology expert Hilary Baldwin, MD, delves into the management of pediatric facial and truncal acne addressing practical management strategies to optimize patient-centered treatment success. In addition to discussing the impact of acne on health-related quality of life and sequelae, Dr. Baldwin summarizes the pathophysiologic basis for treatment. Earn 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Baylor College of Medicine Family and Community Medicine and Behavioral Health Solutions of South Texas presents:

Bringing Alcohol and Other Drug Research to Primary Care

A free interactive online course, which consists of six, 5 to 10 minute modules that provide guidance and resources on how to integrate evidence-based practices for treating and preventing alcohol, nicotine, and opioid use disorders in primary care.

Participants who complete the training:
  • Earn 1 hour of FREE prescribed CME credit from the American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Satisfy 1 hour of the ethics CME requirement for the Texas Medical Board

The Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine presents:

Melanoma Early Detection Training

This melanoma training will provide you with information and resources to equip you to provide screenings for skin cancer, detect melanoma early, and empower patients with provided educational resources. To accommodate individual schedules, the training is available as an online self-guided set of modules, containing a series of short video lectures and interactive eLearning modules. UT Southwestern is collaborating with Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine to assess the efficacy of the training.

Earn up to 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Cook Children’s Center for Prevention of Child Maltreatment presents:

Early detection of child maltreatment training

Can you recognize the signs of child maltreatment? Arm yourself with knowledge that can save a child’s life with this free online training for health care providers.

The Iowa Academy of Family Physicians present:

NRCME Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Training Webinar

Physicians and other health care providers wishing to examine interstate truck drivers and issue medical certificates to them must now be certified by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. This webinar was recorded at a live course and can be completed at your leisure from the comfort of your home or office.