• Student Representative to Annals of Family Medicine Editorial Advisory Board

    The application cycle for this position is open. Students who may be interested in this role should review position information and travel requirements below.

    The Annals of Family Medicine is a peer-reviewed clinical research journal dedicated to advancing knowledge essential to understanding and improving health and primary care. Published in print and online six times a year, the journal seeks to identify and address important questions in health and the provision of patient-centered, prioritized, high-quality health care. It publishes original research, methodology and theory, as well as essays from reflective clinicians, patients, families, communities and policymakers.

    The Editorial Advisory Board consists of more than 20 members, including leaders in primary care, primary care research, health care, health and medical education.


    Responsibilities

    Term: September 1-August 31 (with an option to serve a second term with the approval of the editorial team)

    • Attend one meeting per year, usually held in the fall in conjunction with the annual meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG)
    • Participate in an activity of interest to you and the journal. This could include helping develop and maintain the journal's social media presence, writing Annals Journal Club questions, or other

    Eligibility Criteria

    • A demonstrated interest in family medicine research
    • Working knowledge of social media including Facebook and Twitter is preferred

    Time commitment away from medical school: 2-4 days

    Funding: Annals will reimburse the student representative for meeting expenses.

    Application Summary

    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. This position is appointed by the editorial advisory board. Candidates will be notified by September 30, 2021.

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    Questions about a submitted application? Contact AAFP leadership staff at getinvolved@aafp.org.

    Application deadline: August 11, 2021


    Meeting Schedule

    MEETING DATES LOCATION
    North American Primary Care Research Group Annual Meeting November 19-23, 2021 Quebec City, Quebec
    AAFP National Conference July 28-30, 2022 Kansas City, MO