The application cycle for this position is open. 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.
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. 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.
Questions? Contact AAFP leadership staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application deadline: August 11, 2021
|AAFP Global Health Summit||TBD||TBD|
|AAFP National Conference||July 28-30, 2022
||Kansas City, MO|
|CGHI Advisory Board Interim Meeting||TBD||Kansas City, MO|
|WONCA Polaris Executive Meeting||TBD||TBD|