Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) Network National Coordinator

Opportunity Summary

Term: September 1, 2016-August 31, 2017

Application Deadline: July 30

Focus: FMIGs, student choice of family medicine

Time Commitment: Substantial (meetings, communication)

Travel: Yes

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

Lead the FMIG Network to connect and strengthen FMIGs across the country, and help plan National Conference.

Responsibilities

  • Support and facilitate the work of the FMIG Regional Coordinators by maintaining communication via email, telephone, or text
  • Strengthen the FMIGs on the local, state, and national levels
  • Assists in activity/information coordination of all FMIG leaders
  • Help facilitate the FMIG Regional Coordinators’ Orientation
  • Provides input into planning the theme, programming, and special activities for the upcoming National Conference
  • Assists in coordinating the FMIG activities at National Conference
  • Functions as a member of the AAFP Commission on Education (COE)
  • Participates as a member of the Subcommittee on Resident and Student Issues and Subcommittee on National Conference Planning, and the Resident/Student Screening Committee

Eligibility Criteria

  • Active involvement in an FMIG prior to election
  • Must be in good academic standing

Time commitment away from medical school: Approximately 10-12 days (includes weekends) for travel and attendance at meetings

Funding: Travel covered according to AAFP Travel Policy. A per diem covers expenses to travel to and attend the meeting, including lodging and food.

Meeting Schedule

MEETING DATES LOCATION
MEETING : Subcommittee on National Conference Planning (SNCP)DATES : October 2016LOCATION : Kansas City, MO
MEETING : FMIG Network Student Leader OrientationDATES : January 2017LOCATION : Leawood, KS
MEETING : Winter ClusterDATES : February 2-5, 2017LOCATION : Kansas City, MO
MEETING : Summer ClusterDATES : June 2-4, 2017LOCATION : Kansas City, MO
MEETING : National ConferenceDATES : July 27-29, 2017LOCATION : Kansas City, MO

Opportunity Summary

Term: September 1, 2016-August 31, 2017

Application Deadline: July 30

Focus: FMIGs, student choice of family medicine

Time Commitment: Substantial (meetings, communication)

Travel: Yes