CGHI Advisory Group consists of family physicians with a mix of academic and global health backgrounds and a diverse skill set that can be used in creating and further developing AAFP Global Health activities and resources. The Advisory Group includes up to 9 members, with one chair, up to five positions for AAFP members, and one representative for each of the following: Student, Resident, New Physician, and the AAFP Foundation.
Other responsibilities may include:
Advisory Group members must:
All Advisory group members (except for an AAFP foundation representative) go through a nomination and selection process. A call for nominations will be issued to the AAFP membership.
Advisory Group members are appointed on a staggered basis and will serve a two-year term with the option to serve two terms for a total of 4 years.
Terms will begin at the AAFP Global Health Summit Pre-Summit Advisory Group meeting. Retiring Advisory Group members’ terms will conclude on the last day of the Global Health Summit.
Approximately 11-12 days, including weekends, for meeting attendance. The Advisory Group holds virtual meetings at least two times per year at the call of the chair and AAFP Staff.
Approximately 25 hours/year for communications and meeting planning.
Advisory Group members are recommended to apply as faculty at the AAFP’s annual Global Health Summit. Members of the Advisory Group who are not faculty will receive financial assistance to support their attendance at the AAFP Global Health Summit.