Lead an FMIG

This is your complete resource for organizing and maintaining Family Medicine Interest Group activities on your campus. You will find useful information that addresses practices established by effective Family Medicine Interest Groups, including how to get organized, showcasing family medicine, funding, community service programming, leadership recruitment and member retention, to name a few.

How to Lead or Start an FMIG

  • Starting an FMIG

    Learn what to consider before you start an FMIG at your school.

  • Infrastructure

    Learn about different leadership structures, recruiting leaders, and FMIG goals and mission statements.

  • Funding for FMIGs

    Learn about funding opportunities that can help pay for FMIG programming.

  • Programming

    Get programming ideas for your FMIG including lectures, clinical skills, social programs, and community service.

  • Communicating with Students

    Get ideas for communicating with students, including newsletters, social media efforts, and more.

  • Collaborate with Other Groups

    Learn about how to collaborate with other student groups, including SNMA and AMSA, to promote interest in family medicine.

  • FMIG Logo and Guidelines

    The AAFP has created a customizable logo for your FMIG to use for creating posters, banners, t-shirts, and more.

  • Brochures and Handouts

    See a list of downloadable brochures and handouts you can use to promote your FMIG.

  • Meetings for Students

    View meetings for students from the AAFP and other organizations.