• Student Representative to Annals of Family Medicine Editorial Advisory Board

    The application cycle for this position is currently closed. Please check back in the spring for more information on the next application cycle. 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.


    • 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 details: 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. All materials must be received by the AAFP by the application deadline. For detailed information on application materials, visit the How to Apply page. Once you're ready to begin your application, click the Apply Now button on the sidebar of this page. The application system allows users to save and return to their application before submitting it. Please note: it is important to connect with your local AFP chapter as soon as possible to express your interest in this position.

    Opportunity Summary

    Term: September 1-August 31 (with an option to
    serve a second term with the approval of the editorial team)
    Focus: Editorial strategy
    Time Commitment: Light to moderate
    Travel: Yes

    Meet Current Student Leaders
    Read Annual Reports

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

    Meeting Schedule

    MEETING DATES Location
    Annual meeting November 20-24, 2020 San Francisco, CA