The application cycle for this position is currently closed. Please check back in the spring of 2021 for more information on the next application cycle. Students who may be interested in this role should review position information and travel requirements below.
Help plan the AAFP Global Health Summit, take the lead in preparing and facilitating the Global Health Networking Meeting at the National Conference, and participate in Polaris-related activities. Receive mentoring from established leaders in global health.
Polaris is WONCA North America's Young Physicians Movement that includes medical students, residents and new physicians.
Time commitment away from medical school: Approximately 10-15 days including weekends, and one hour per month for conference calls
Funding: Provided for CGHI Advisory Board Interim meeting attendance, Global Health Summit attendance, and one face-to-face WONCA or Polaris meeting
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.
Note: The student member of the CGHI Advisory Board can only serve on the Board once; he or she will not be eligible to serve on the CGHI Advisory Board as a resident.
|AAFP Global Health Summit||TBD||Location rotates|
|CGHI Advisory Board Interim Meeting||TBD||Kansas City, MO|
|Polaris Executive meeting (held in North America, or during WONCA World meeting)||TBD||Location rotates|
|National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Students||July-August||Kansas City, MO|