The Family Medicine Education Consortium, Inc. is an catalyst, convener, incubator that connects those interested in improving the health of the community by strengthening Family Medicine/primary care services and medical education. Our primary area of focus is the northeast region of the U.S.

Mission and Vision:

“The FMEC Mission is to improve the health of the nation by strengthening family medicine and primary care to meet its full potential.”


1) We inspire medical students to seek a career in Family Medicine
2) We support residents as they transition in their careers. 
3) We create and sustain regional teams that support cost-effective, quality improvement initiatives.
4) We support and stimulate innovative approaches to primary care service delivery.
5) We strengthen academic Family Medicine by providing faculty development mentoring and leadership experiences.

Who We Serve:

Our member organizations include:

  • Medical school-based Departments of Family Medicine
  • Family Medicine Residency Programs
  • State chapters of the American Academy of Family Physicians
  • State wide Primary Care Associations
  • Community Health Centers
  • Community-based and hospital-owned Primary Care Practices