The application cycle for this position is open.
Applications are due July 21, 2022.
See below for details on this role, as well as the current travel calendar associated with serving in this position.
Bring a student perspective to high-level decision-making discussions of the AAFP Board of Directors. This opportunity includes social media and public relations training, as well as unique mentoring opportunities with established leaders in family medicine.
Read the full position description for AAFP Director for detailed information on qualifications, time commitment, and responsibilities associated with this role.
Term: September 21, 2022 - October 27, 2023
Candidates for this position are elected at the AAFP National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students. Candidates should plan to attend the virtual conference and be available for candidate orientation. Candidates are required to deliver a 2 - 3 minute speech and participate in Q&A.
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). 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. 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 AAFP chapter as soon as possible to express your interest in this position.
Note: The student member of the Board will not be eligible to later serve on the AAFP Board as resident or new physician representative.
Questions? Contact AAFP leadership staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Time commitment away from medical school: Approximately 45-50 days (includes weekends) for travel and attendance at meetings
Funding: Provided for meeting attendance according to AAFP Board of Director reimbursement policies beginning the Wednesday of the first COD/FMX you attend. Once in effect, reimbursement policies cover all days required to travel for Board business.
|Organizational Board Meeting||September 22, 2022||Washington, DC|
|December Board Meeting||December 7 - 10, 2022||Kansas City, MO|
|February Board Meeting||February 28 - March 3, 2023||Washington, DC|
|May Board Meeting & AAFP Leadership Conference||May 8 - 13, 2023||Kansas City, MO|
|Summer Board Meeting||July 18 - 22, 2023||Boston, MA|
|Board/COD/FMX||October 22 - 30, 2023
(outgoing student could depart
as early as October 28 if desired)