The application cycle for this position is open. See below for details on this role, as well as the current travel calendar associated with serving in this position.
Bring a resident perspective to high-level decision-making discussions of the AAFP Board of Directors. This opportunity includes social media and public relations training, as well as unique mentoring opportunities with established leaders in family medicine.
Read the full position description for AAFP Director for detailed information on qualifications, time commitment, and responsibilities associated with this role.
Candidates for this position are elected at the AAFP National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students July 29-31, 2021. Candidates should plan to attend the virtual conference, and be available for candidate orientation July 28, 2021, at 7 p. m. CDT, and the candidate forum (speeches and elections) July 30, 2022, at 6 p. m. CDT. Candidates are required to deliver a 2 - 3 minute speech and participate in Q&A. Election results to be announced August 1, 2021.
Application deadline: July 22, 2021
Time commitment away from residency: Approximately 45-50 days (includes weekends) for travel and attendance at meetings
Funding: Provided for meeting attendance according to AAFP Board of Director reimbursement policies beginning the Wednesday of the first COD/FMX you attend. Once in effect, reimbursement policies cover all days required to travel for Board business.
Application details: Required elements of the application include: Letter of Interest; Letter of Chapter Support; Letter of Support from Program Director. 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. Once you're ready to begin your application, click the Apply Now button on the sidebar of this page. The application system allows users to save and return to their application before submitting it. Please note: it is important to connect with your local AFP chapter as soon as possible to express your interest in this position.
Note: The resident member of the Board will not be eligible to later serve on the AAFP Board as new physician representative.
|AAFP Congress of Delegates, Board Orientation
||September 26-30, 2021||Kansas City|
|AAFP Board of Directors||December 7-11, 2021||Leawood, KS|
|AAFP Winter Cluster||February 4-6, 2022||Kansas City, MO|
|AAFP Board of Directors||February 22-25, 2022||Washington, DC|
|AAFP Board of Directors, ACLF/NCCL||April 25-30, 2022||Kansas City, MO|
|AAFP Summer Cluster||June 3-5, 2022||Kansas City, MO|
|AAFP Board of Directors||July 18-23, 2022||Beaver Creek, CO|
|AAFP National Conference||July 28-July 30, 2022||Kansas City, MO|
|AAFP Board of Directors/Congress of Delegates, FMX||September 15-24, 2022||Washington, DC|