Resident Representative to the Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors (AFMRD)

Opportunity Summary

Term: September 1, 2019-August 31, 2020

Application Deadline: July 24, 2019

Focus: Family medicine residency training

Time Commitment: Moderate to substantial (meetings, communication)

Travel: Yes

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NOTE: Applications are accepted starting in the spring. This page provides details on the responsibilities and amount of travel associated with this position.

Gain non-profit board leadership experience and mentoring from established leaders in family medicine.

Responsibilities

  • Inform and provide a resident perspective to program directors on environmental issues impacting residents and their education
  • Attend required AFMRD Board Meetings
  • Participate in monthly conference calls of the AFMRD Board of Directors
  • Provide written reports as requested
  • Attend National Conference to gather information on resident issues
  • Attend Family Medicine Advocacy Summit (optional)

Eligibility Criteria

  • PGY2 or PGY3 at the beginning of the term in September 2019

Time commitment away from residency: 15-17 days

Meeting Schedule

MEETING DATES LOCATION
MEETING : AFMRD Fall Board Meeting
DATES : September 12-14, 2019
LOCATION : Kansas City, MO
MEETING : AFMRD Winter Board Meeting
DATES : January 29-31, 2020
LOCATION : Phoenix, AZ
MEETING : Program Directors Workshop and AFMRD Board Meeting during the Residency Education Symposium
DATES : April 2-5, 2020
LOCATION : Kansas City, MO
MEETING : Family Medicine Advocacy SummitDATES : May 18-19, 2020LOCATION : Washington, DC
MEETING : National ConferenceDATES : July 30-August 1, 2020LOCATION : Kansas City, MO

Opportunity Summary

Term: September 1, 2019-August 31, 2020

Application Deadline: July 24, 2019

Focus: Family medicine residency training

Time Commitment: Moderate to substantial (meetings, communication)

Travel: Yes

Meet Current Resident Leaders

Read Annual Reports