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  • Resident Member of the Annals of Family Medicine Editorial Advisory Board

    The application cycle for this position is currently closed.
    This position will open for applications in the spring of 2023 for the next term, September 2023 - August 2024.
    See below for details on this role, as well as the current travel calendar associated with serving in this position. 

    The Annals of Family Medicine is a peer-reviewed clinical research journal dedicated to advancing knowledge essential to understanding and improving health and primary care. Published in print and online six times a year, the journal seeks to identify and address important questions in health and the provision of patient-centered, prioritized, high-quality health care. It publishes original research, methodology and theory, as well as essays from reflective clinicians, patients, families, communities and policymakers.

    The Editorial Advisory Board consists of more than 20 members, including leaders in primary care, primary care research, health care, health and medical education.


    Term: September 1, 2022 - August 31, 2023 (with an option to serve a second term with the approval of the editorial team)

    • Attend one meeting per year, usually held in the fall in conjunction with the annual meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG).
    • Participate in an activity of interest to you and the journal. This could include helping develop and maintain the journal's social media presence, writing Annals Journal Club questions, or other.

    Application Summary

    Required elements of the application include: Letter of Interest, Letter of Chapter Support, Letter of Support from Program Director, and a Photo. Letters and forms can be uploaded or requested through the online application system. For detailed information on application materials, visit the How to Apply page. It is important to connect with your local AAFP chapter as soon as possible to express your interest in this position. This position is appointed by the editorial advisory board.  Candidates are notified of selection by September 30, 2022.

    Meet Current Resident Leaders

    Read Annual Reports

    Questions? Contact AAFP leadership staff at

    Eligibility Criteria

    • A demonstrated interest in family medicine research
    • Working knowledge of social media including Facebook and Twitter is preferred

    Time commitment away from medical school: 2-4 days

    Funding: Annals of Family Medicine will reimburse the resident representative for meeting expenses.

    Meeting Schedule

    North American Primary Care Research Group Annual meeting November 18 - 22, 2022 Phoenix, AZ
    AAFP National Conference July 27 - 29, 2023 Kansas City, MO