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American Family Physician is a biweekly peer-reviewed medical journal published by the American Academy of Family Physicians. It provides continuing medical education for family physicians and other primary care clinicians. The journal publishes original articles presenting a family medicine perspective on and approach to common clinical conditions and evidence-based, clinical reviews intended to assist family physicians in patient care.

American Family Physician  
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DisciplineFamily medicine
LanguageEnglish
Edited bySumi Sexton
Publication details
Publication history
1969–present
Publisher
FrequencyBiweekly
After 12 months
1.974
Standard abbreviations
Am. Fam. Physician
Indexing
CODENAFPYAE
ISSN0002-838X (print)
1532-0650 (web)
LCCN85650524
OCLC no.01777828
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The predecessor to American Family Physician was the journal GP, an acronym for "General Practitioner". GP was first published in 1950 by the American Academy of General Practice, which was the predecessor organization to the American Academy of Family Physicians.

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2017 impact factor of 1.974.[1]

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  1. ^ "American Family Physician". 2017 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Clarivate Analytics. 2018.

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