Family Medicine Interest Groups (FMIGs)

FMIG Leadership: An FM on Air Series

Episode 9: National Conference

What makes National Conference a can't-miss event? Check out this episode — featuring the student and resident chairs of National Conference — to find out. From workshops to the expo hall, resident and student congresses to networking opportunities, learn what the event has to offer and how to make the most of your experience. The leaders also share scholarship information and scheduling advice.

View other episodes of FMIG Leadership: An FM on Air Series

The Basics: Learn information every FMIG leader should know. Join the FMIG Network regional coordinators as they tell you how to connect with other FMIGs in your region, get the most out of the AAFP website, collaborate with your state chapter, and more.

National Primary Care Week 2015: FMIG leaders hear from three of their peers across the country who have planned successful events and initiatives for the annual National Primary Care Week. Learn about this great event that takes place every October, and get ideas and tips for how to celebrate primary care at your school.

Community Service: Discover several outstanding service projects to help your FMIG come up with new ideas to connect with your community. Join several of your fellow FMIG leaders from East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine and Medical College of Wisconsin to hear their perspectives on service and FMIG. For more service and program ideas for your FMIG, check out past AAFP FMIG Program of Excellence Award-winning applications.

Fundraising: FMIG leaders share valuable advice about fundraising in the fourth episode in the FMIG Leader Series. Hear what made their events successful, and learn which organizations and resources are available to help fund your FMIG's activities.

Keeping M3s & M4s Involved: A group of FMIG leaders discuss ways to keep third- and fourth-year students involved. Hear about successful events and programs that can boost engagement.

National Primary Care Week 2016: Learn how your FMIG can build a great program for National Primary Care Week October 3-7, 2016. Hear from FMIG leaders across the country about what they're doing, learn about this year's theme and the resources available to you.

Exploring FMIGs on Regional Campuses: Keeping everyone in your FMIG informed and involved can be difficult enough, but FMIGs on regional campuses face additional barriers to engaging students and hosting events. This episode features a Q&A with students from the University of Indiana and the Medical College of Wisconsin - Green Bay on the successes and unique challenges they've had working with FMIGs on separate campuses. Whether you're on a main campus or at a branch or satellite location, you'll get tips and advice on staying connected.

Personal Finance, Loans and Scholarships, and Debt Management: Learn how your FMIG can help make sense of the complicated world of student debt and financial planning for medical students, including scholarships and loans available if you pursue a primary care career, and how to take advantage of options available to you.

FMIG Resource Center

Visit the FMIG Resource Center for information and materials discussed in these videos. You'll find everything you need to lead your group, including creating a mission and goals, programming ideas, and funding opportunities.