NOTE: Applications for this position are closed. This page will be updated when applications reopen for the next leadership cycle. 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.
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.
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 AFP 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.
|Congress of Delegates, FMX||October 12-17, 2020||Chicago, IL|
|AAFP Board of Directors||December 8-12, 2020||Leawood, KS|
|Winter Cluster||February 5-7, 2021||Kansas City, MO|
|AAFP Board of Directors
||February 23-26, 2021||Washington, DC
|AAFP Board of Directors, NCCL/ACLF||April 26-May 1||Kansas City, MO|
|Summer Cluster||June 4-6, 2021||Kansas City, MO|
|AAFP Board of Directors||July 19-24, 2021||Coeur d'Alene, ID|
|National Conference||July 29-31, 2021||Kansas City, MO|
|AAFP Board of Directors, Congress of Delegates, FMX||September 23-October 2, 2021||Anaheim, CA|