Student 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
  • Provides input into potential Foundation programming directed towards students
  • Serves as the Foundation’s advocate with the student membership
  • Serves on at least three Foundation committees as assigned by the Foundation President
  • Attends the National Conference. (Does NOT attend Commission on Education)

Eligibility Criteria

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

Time commitment away from medical school: 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 : AAFP Foundation Board of Trustees
DATES : May 15-17, 2020
LOCATION : Leawood, KS
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 Student Leaders

Read Annual Reports