Resident Member of the AAFP Foundation Board of Trustees

Opportunity Summary

Term: September 1, 2019-August 31, 2020 (term is renewable for an additional year at Board's discretion)

Application Deadline: July 24, 2019

Focus: Humanitarian and educational efforts

Time Commitment: Moderate (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.

Be involved with high-level decision-making on a nonprofit board of trustees. Receive mentoring from established leaders of the AAFP Foundation.

The AAFP Foundation advances the values of family medicine through humanitarian, educational, and scientific philanthropy dedicated to improving health.

Responsibilities

  • Is a full voting member of the AAFP Foundation Board of Trustees
  • Attends two Foundation Board meetings following election and confirmation by the AAFP Foundation Board
  • Attends National Conference and summer and winter cluster meetings
  • Provides input into potential Foundation programming directed towards residents
  • Serves as the Foundation’s advocate with the resident membership
  • Serves on at least three Foundation committees as assigned by the Foundation President

Eligibility Criteria

  • May be in any year of residency
  • Does not need previous experience in a national AAFP leadership position

Time commitment away from residency: Approximately 15-18 days (includes weekends) for travel and attendance at meetings

Funding: Provided for meeting attendance according to AAFP Foundation guidelines.

Meeting Schedule

MEETING DATES LOCATION
MEETING : AAFP Foundation Board of Trustees
DATES : November 22-24, 2019
LOCATION : Leawood, KS
MEETING : Winter Cluster (COE Liaison, SRSI)DATES : February 7-9, 2020LOCATION : Kansas City, MO
MEETING : AAFP Foundation Board of Trustees
DATES : May 15-17, 2020
LOCATION : Leawood, KS
MEETING : Summer ClusterDATES : May 29-31, 2020LOCATION : Kansas City, MO
MEETING : National ConferenceDATES : July 30-August 1, 2020LOCATION : Kansas City, MO

Opportunity Summary

Term: September 1, 2019-August 31, 2020 (term is renewable for an additional year at Board's discretion)

Application Deadline: July 24, 2019

Focus: Humanitarian and educational efforts

Time Commitment: Moderate (meetings, communication)

Travel: Yes

Meet Current Resident Leaders

Read Annual Reports