The application cycle for these positions is closed.
This position will open for applications in the spring of 2023 for the next term, December 2023 - December 2024.
See below for details on this role, as well as the current travel calendar associated with serving in this position.
Bring the student perspective to a commission and work on issues important to AAFP members.
Term: December 15, 2022 - December 14, 2023
Student commission members are appointed to the following commissions. See below for commission descriptions and specific responsibilities:
The scope of work of the Commission on Continuing Professional Development (COCPD) includes:
The scope of work of the Commission on Federal and State Policy (CFSP) includes:
The scope of work of the Commission on Health of the Public and Science (CHPS) includes:
Health of the Public and Science (HOPS) members serve as liaisons between AAFP member interest groups (MIGs) and HOPS. The MIGs within HOPS purview include the following:
The scope of work of the Commission on Membership and Member Services (CMMS) includes:
CMMS members serve as liaisons between AAFP member interest groups (MIGs) and CMMS. The MIGs within CMMS purview include the following:
The scope of work of the Commission on Quality and Practice (CQP) includes:
CQP members serve as liaisons between AAFP member interest groups (MIGs) and CQP. The MIGs within CQP purview include the following:
The scope of work of the Commission on Education (COE) includes:
COE members serve as liaisons between AAFP member interest groups (MIGs) and COE. The MIGs within COE purview include the following:
Required elements of the application include: Letter of Interest, Letter of Chapter Support, Faculty Letter and Participation Form (signed by dean of the medical school). Letters and forms should be uploaded or requested through the online application system. To learn more about application materials, visit the How to Apply page. Please connect with your local AAPF Chapter as soon as possible to express your interest in this position. These positions are appointed by the AAFP Board of Directors after review and recommendation by a selection committee. Candidates are notified of the selection by October 31, 2022.
Questions? Contact AAFP leadership staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eligibility: Applicant must be a student member of the AAFP to apply for this role. All years are encouraged to apply.
Time commitment away from medical school: Up to 11 days, including 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.
|AAFP Winter Cluster||February 3 - 5, 2023||Kansas City, MO|
|AAFP Summer Cluster*||June 3 - 4, 2023||Virtual|
*--The Commission on Governmental Advocacy does not attend the summer cluster event in Kansas City. Instead, commission members meet during the Family Medicine Advocacy Summit in Washington, D.C. In 2021, the CGA will participate in and meet during FMAS from May 18 and 19.