Resident Representative to the AAFP National Research Network (NRN) Advisory Group

Opportunity Summary

Term: January 1, 2017-December 31, 2017 (with an option to serve a second term with the approval of the advisory group)

Application Deadline: October 1

Focus: Research

Time Commitment: Light

Travel: Minimal

NOTE: This position is filled. Applications will be accepted in 2017 for the 2018 term.

Be a part of a national research network dedicated to conducting, supporting, promoting, and advocating for primary care research in practice-based settings.

Responsibilities

Members of the AAFP National Research Network (NRN) Advisory Group may be asked to:

  • Advise the Network Director in matters regarding the AAFP NRN research agenda and portfolio to ensure these are consistent with the needs of family physicians and their patients
  • Assist in strategic planning
  • Identify potential investigators, projects, and funders for the Network
  • Provide advice from time to time regarding specific projects of the Network
  • Assist with selecting a student and resident/fellow to sit on the AAFP NRN Advisory Group
  • Advise the Network Director in difficult or potentially controversial decisions

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be in good academic standing
  • Demonstrate an interest in research

Time commitment away from medical school: Required to participate in 1 in-person meeting and 1-3 conference calls per year

Meeting Schedule

MEETING DATES LOCATION
MEETING : AAFP NRN Annual Meeting
DATES : Summer 2017
LOCATION : AAFP Headquarters
Leawood, KS

Opportunity Summary

Term: January 1, 2017-December 31, 2017 (with an option to serve a second term with the approval of the advisory group)

Application Deadline: October 1

Focus: Research

Time Commitment: Light

Travel: Minimal