The application cycle for this position is open. Residents who may be interested in this role should review position information and travel requirements below.
This page provides details on the responsibilities, eligibility requirements, and amount of travel associated with this position.
The AAFP selects one resident as a member of the delegation to the AMA House of Delegates (HOD). Members of the AMA HOD serve as an important communications, policy and membership link between the AMA and grassroots physicians. The delegates are a key source of information on activities, programs and policies of the AMA. They are expected to foster positive and useful two-way relationship between grassroots physicians and the AMA leadership.
Time commitment away from residency: Approximately 16-18 days
Funding: Travel expenses are reimbursed according to AAFP policy
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 AAFP Board of Directors after review and recommendation by a selection committee. Candidates to be notified of the selection by September 30, 2021.
Questions? Contact AAFP leadership staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application deadline: August 11, 2021
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