• Resident Representative to the Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors (AFMRD)

    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. 

    Gain non-profit board leadership experience and mentoring from established leaders in family medicine.


    Term: September 1, 2021 - August 31, 2022

    • Inform and provide a resident perspective to program directors on environmental issues impacting residents and their education
    • Attend required AFMRD Board Meetings
    • Participate in monthly conference calls of the AFMRD Board of Directors
    • Provide written reports as requested
    • Attend National Conference to gather information on resident issues
    • Attend Family Medicine Advocacy Summit (optional)

    Eligibility Criteria

    • PGY2 or PGY3 at the beginning of the term in September 2021

    Time commitment away from residency: 15-17 days

    Application Summary

    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.

    Meet Current Resident Leaders

    Read Annual Reports

    Questions? Contact AAFP leadership staff at getinvolved@aafp.org.

    Application deadline: July 22, 2021

    Meeting Schedule

    AFMRD Fall Board Meeting September 9-11, 2021 Charleston, SC
    AFMRD Winter Board Meeting January 26-28, 2022 Kansas City, MO
    Residency Leadership Summit and AFMRD Spring Board Meeting March 24-27, 2022 Kansas City, MO
    Family Medicine Advocacy Summit May 22-24, 2022 Washington, DC
    AAFP National Conference July 28-30, 2022 Kansas City, MO