The application cycle for this position is now open. See below for details on this role, as well as the current travel calendar associated with serving in this position.
Experience Congress of Delegates and learn the governance process of the AAFP in this national resident leadership position.
Applicants are elected as alternate delegates and serve as alternate delegates to this year's AAFP Congress of Delegates, alongside the current delegates. Following the meeting, those elected serve as delegates through next year's Congress of Delegates.
Time commitment away from residency: Approximately 10-15 days (includes weekends) for travel and attendance at meetings.
Funding: Travel covered according to AAFP Travel Policy. A per diem covers expenses to travel to and attend the meeting, including lodging and food.
Candidates for this position run for office and 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 a 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 a Q&A. Election results will be announced August 1, 2021.
Required elements of the application include: Letter of Interest; Letter of Chapter Support, Faculty Letter, Participation Form (to be signed by dean of medical school), 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 AFP chapter as soon as possible to express your interest in this position.
Questions? Contact AAFP leadership staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application deadline: July 22, 2021
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