Resident Representative to the AAFP National Research Network (NRN) Advisory Group

Opportunity Summary

Term: January 1, 2018-December 31, 2018 (with an option to serve a second term with the approval of the advisory group)

Application Deadline: TBD

Focus: Research

Time Commitment: Light

Travel: Minimal

NOTE: This position is filled. Applications will be accepted in 2018 for the 2019 term. For information on the amount of travel associated with this position, check out the meeting schedule below, which reflects the current representative’s anticipated schedule of activities.

Be a part of a national research network dedicated to conducting, supporting, promoting, and advocating for primary care research in practice-based settings.

Responsibilities

Members of the AAFP National Research Network (NRN) Advisory Group may be asked to:

  • Advise the Network Director in matters regarding the AAFP NRN research agenda and portfolio to ensure these are consistent with the needs of family physicians and their patients
  • Assist in strategic planning
  • Identify potential investigators, projects, and funders for the Network
  • Provide advice from time to time regarding specific projects of the Network
  • Assist with selecting a student and resident/fellow to sit on the AAFP NRN Advisory Group
  • Advise the Network Director in difficult or potentially controversial decisions

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be in good academic standing
  • Demonstrate an interest in research

Time commitment away from medical school: Required to participate in 1 in-person meeting and 1-3 conference calls per year

Meeting Schedule

MEETING DATES LOCATION
MEETING : AAFP NRN Annual Meeting
DATES : Summer 2018
LOCATION : AAFP Headquarters
Leawood, KS
MEETING : National ConferenceDATES : August 2-4, 2018LOCATION : Kansas City, MO

Opportunity Summary

Term: January 1, 2018-December 31, 2018 (with an option to serve a second term with the approval of the advisory group)

Application Deadline: TBD

Focus: Research

Time Commitment: Light

Travel: Minimal