Brochures and Handouts
Many FMIGs use handouts to explain the specialty of Family Medicine. Hard copies of the documents listed below can be requested by emailing Ashley Bentley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For copies of Strolling Through the Match, please order through the AAFP Online Catalog.
Strolling Through the Match(80 page PDF)
This book, produced annually by the AAFP, explains the Match process. To order free books for your FMIG, use the AAFP Online Catalog (aafp.org/catalog). A complementary and customizable PowerPoint presentation is also available. Please email Ashley Bentley at email@example.com for a copy of the presentation.
Responses to Medical Students' FAQs About Family Medicine (8 page PDF)
This article appeared in the American Family Physician and addresses many of the myths or misconceptions about family physicians. It's a great resource for pre-med and med students.
Explore Family Medicine(4 page PDF)
This brochure for medical students provides a brief introduction to family medicine.
Medical Student E-Guide(2 page PDF)
This one page document outlines the different AAFP Web sites that may be interesting to pre-med and med students.
PCMH Flyer for Medical Students(2 page PDF)
This front-and-back flyer was designed specifically for the medical student audience. It includes facts about the Patient-Centered Medical Home, as well as questions medical students can ask residency programs during the interview process to gauge their PCMH model.
Advocacy Fact Sheet(2 page PDF)
This handout explains how students can get involved in advocacy at the local and national levels. It also highlights the reasons why advocacy efforts are important.
Global Health Fact Sheet(2 page PDF)
his handout has information for students interested in global health and international rotations.
"Explore Your FMIG on Campus" Postcard(2 page PDF)
Use this new postcard to recruit FMIG members. Hard copies may be ordered by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Explore Your FMIG on Campus" Poster(1 page PDF)
This new 11"x17" poster can be displayed on bulletin boards at your medical school. Hard copies may be ordered by e-mailing email@example.com.
For Pre-medical Students
Explore Family Medicine: A Roadmap for Your Future(20 page PDF)
This guidebook for pre-medical students gives an overview of medical school and the process of applying.
Pre-medical Student Tip Sheet(2 page PDF)
Tips on navigating medical school, MCAT preparation and test-taking, and physician shadowing.
Admissions Guide for Pre-Medical Students(36 page PDF)
Includes data and statistics on the top medical schools for producing family physicians, plus a comprehensive listing of pre-admissions and experiential programs in family medicine, primary care, underserved, or rural medicine programs from the top family medicine-producing allopathic medical schools.