Resident Representative to the Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors (AFMRD)

Opportunity Summary

Term: September 1, 2017-August 31, 2018

Application Deadline: July 29

Focus: Family medicine residency training

Time Commitment: Moderate to substantial (meetings, communication)

Travel: Yes

NOTE: The position will be elected on July 29, 2017 at the National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students in Kansas City. Applications are accepted up until the election; however, applicants are encouraged to submit their applications before the start of National Conference (July 27-29). 

Gain non-profit board leadership experience and mentoring from established leaders in family medicine.

Responsibilities

  • Inform and provide a resident perspective to program directors on environmental issues impacting residents and their education
  • Attend required AFMRD Board Meetings
  • Participate in monthly conference calls of the AFMRD Board of Directors
  • Provide written reports as requested
  • Attend National Conference to gather information on resident issues

Eligibility Criteria

  • PGY2 or PGY3 at the beginning of the term in September 2017

Time commitment away from residency: 15-17 days

Meeting Schedule

MEETING DATES LOCATION
MEETING : AFMRD Fall Board Meeting
DATES : September 6-9, 2017
LOCATION : Nashville, TN
MEETING : AFMRD Winter Board Meeting
DATES : January 10-13, 2018
LOCATION : Kansas City, MO
MEETING : Program Directors Workshop and AFMRD Board Meeting during the Residency Education Symposium
DATES : March 22, 2018
LOCATION : Kansas City, MO
MEETING : National ConferenceDATES : August 2-4, 2018LOCATION : Kansas City, MO

Opportunity Summary

Term: September 1, 2017-August 31, 2018

Application Deadline: July 29

Focus: Family medicine residency training

Time Commitment: Moderate to substantial (meetings, communication)

Travel: Yes