Student Representative to Annals of Family Medicine Editorial Advisory Board

Opportunity Summary

Term: September 1, 2016-August 31, 2017 (with an option to serve a second term with the approval of the editorial team)

Application Deadline: August 9, 2016

Focus: Editorial strategy, social media

Time Commitment: Light to moderate

Travel: Yes

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

The Annals of Family Medicine is a peer-reviewed clinical research journal dedicated to advancing knowledge essential to understanding and improving health and primary care. Published in print and online six times a year, the journal seeks to identify and address important questions in health and the provision of patient-centered, prioritized, high-quality health care. It publishes original research, methodology and theory, as well as essays from reflective clinicians, patients, families, communities and policymakers.

The Editorial Advisory Board consists of more than 30 members, including a patient representative, representatives of the organizations that sponsor Annals, and other leaders in primary care, primary care research, health care, health and medical education.

Responsibilities

  • Attend one meeting per year, usually held in the fall in conjunction with the annual meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG)
  • Participate in an activity of interest to you and the journal. This could include helping develop and maintain the journal's social media presence, writing Annals Journal Club questions, or other

Eligibility Criteria

  • A demonstrated interest in family medicine research
  • Working knowledge of social media including Facebook and Twitter is preferred

Time commitment away from medical school: 4-5 days

Funding: Annals will reimburse the student representative for meeting expenses.

Meeting Schedule

MEETING DATES LOCATION
MEETING : Annual meeting
DATES : November 12-16, 2016
LOCATION : Colorado Springs, CO

Opportunity Summary

Term: September 1, 2016-August 31, 2017 (with an option to serve a second term with the approval of the editorial team)

Application Deadline: August 9, 2016

Focus: Editorial strategy, social media

Time Commitment: Light to moderate

Travel: Yes