Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) Network National Coordinator

Opportunity Summary

Term: September 1, 2017-August 31, 2018

Application Deadline: TBD

Focus: FMIGs, student choice of family medicine

Time Commitment: Substantial (meetings, communication)

Travel: Yes

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

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 2017LOCATION : Kansas City, MO
MEETING : FMIG Network Student Leader OrientationDATES : January 2018LOCATION : Leawood, KS
MEETING : Winter ClusterDATES : January 25-28, 2018LOCATION : Kansas City, MO
MEETING : Summer ClusterDATES : June 1-3, 2018LOCATION : Kansas City, MO
MEETING : National ConferenceDATES : August 1-4, 2018LOCATION : Kansas City, MO

Opportunity Summary

Term: September 1, 2017-August 31, 2018

Application Deadline: TBD

Focus: FMIGs, student choice of family medicine

Time Commitment: Substantial (meetings, communication)

Travel: Yes