AAFP Leadership Opportunities
Use Your Voice
Today's family medicine residents are the future of the specialty. These leadership positions ensure your voice—the resident voice—is heard in the AAFP and throughout other influential organizations.
AAFP Board of Directors: Resident Member
Bring a resident perspective to the business of the AAFP Board of Directors and benefit from relationships with established leaders in family medicine.
Resident Chair of National Conference
Help plan National Conference in this highly visible AAFP leadership position.
Resident Delegate to the AAFP Congress of Delegates
Experience Congress of Delegates and learn the governance process of the AAFP in this national resident leadership position.
Resident Credit System Consultant to the COCPD
Bring the resident perspective to the COCPD’s special project by influencing the direction of the AAFP’s Credit System as it looks to evolve the standards for Continuing Medical Education.
Resident Commission Appointments
Bring the resident perspective to a commission and help influence the direction of the AAFP.
Resident Alternate Delegate to the American Medical Association House of Delegates
Serve as an important communications, policy and membership link between the AMA and grassroots physicians.
Review Committee for Family Medicine (RC-FM) Resident Member
Be involved with residency education and accreditation at a national level, and get mentoring opportunities with national leaders in family medicine residency education.
Resident Representative to the American Medical Association - Resident and Fellow Section (AMA-RFS)
Represent AAFP resident interests at AMA meetings and interact with AMA delegates from the AAFP.
Resident Member of the AAFP Foundation Board of Trustees
Be involved with high-level decision-making on a nonprofit board of trustees.
Resident Representative to the Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors (AFMRD)
Gain non-profit board leadership experience and mentoring from established leaders in family medicine.
Resident Representative to Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) Board of Directors
Help define the role of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine in resident education. Develop your leadership skills with the help of leaders in family medicine education.
Resident Representative to the AAFP Center for Global Health Initiatives (CGHI)
Help plan the AAFP Family Medicine Global Health Workshop, and take the lead in preparing and facilitating the Global Health Networking Meeting at the National Conference.
Resident Representative to Annals of Family Medicine Editorial Advisory Board
Work on a peer-reviewed clinical research journal dedicated to advancing knowledge essential to understanding and improving health and primary care.
Resident Representative to the Tobacco Prevention and Control Committee
The Tobacco Prevention and Control Advisory Committee represents a mix of academic backgrounds and diverse skill sets at work on tobacco prevention and control.
Resident Representative to the AAFP National Research Network (NRN) Advisory Group
Be a part of a national research network dedicated to conducting, supporting, promoting, and advocating for primary care research in practice-based settings.
Chapter Delegates to Resident Congress
Bring issues important to residents in your chapter to National Conference.