The application cycle for this position is open. Interested candidates should review the details below to ensure they meet eligibility requirements and understand the travel commitment.
Be involved with high-level decision-making on a nonprofit board of trustees. Receive mentoring from established leaders of the AAFP Foundation.
The AAFP Foundation advances the values of family medicine through humanitarian, educational, and scientific philanthropy dedicated to improving health.
Time commitment away from residency: Approximately 15-18 days (includes weekends) for travel and attendance at meetings.
Funding: Provided for meeting attendance according to AAFP Foundation guidelines.
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 AAFP 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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