Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) Network Regional Coordinator

Opportunity Summary

Term: January 1, 2017-December 31, 2017

Application Deadline: September 6

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 2018 term.

Develop leadership skills and work with other student leaders to guide the national FMIG Network.

The AAFP established the National FMIG Network in 1995 as a way of improving communication between FMIGs around the country. The network consists of one elected national coordinator, five appointed regional coordinators, and local FMIG leaders.

Responsibilities

  • Identify and maintain communication with an FMIG leader at each medical school in the region
  • Serve as a resource person for the region in providing information about the resources available through the AAFP
  • Gather information about FMIG activities from medical schools in the region
  • Assist in developing and executing FMIG network activities and/or workshops at the National Conference
  • Participate in a monthly conference call with other regional coordinators, FMIG network national coordinator, and Academy staff

Eligibility Criteria

  • Active involvement in an FMIG prior to appointment as regional coordinator
  • Must be in good academic standing

Time commitment away from medical school: Approximately 7-8 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 : FMIG Network Student Leader OrientationDATES : January 2017LOCATION : Leawood, KS
MEETING : National ConferenceDATES : July 27-29, 2017LOCATION : Kansas City, MO

Opportunity Summary

Term: January 1, 2017-December 31, 2017

Application Deadline: September 6

Focus: FMIGs, student choice of family medicine

Time Commitment: Substantial (meetings, communication)

Travel: Yes