• Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) Network National Coordinator

    The application cycle for this position is closed.
    This position will open for applications in the spring of 2023 for the next term, August 2023 - July 2024.
    See below for details on this role, as well as the current travel calendar associated with serving in this position.

    Lead the FMIG Network to connect and strengthen FMIGs across the country, and help plan National Conference.


    Term: August 1, 2022 - July 31, 2023  

    • Leads virtual meetings monthly with the national FMIG Network student leadership team
    • Represents the national FMIG Network and the AAFP to other student organizations including through presentations and meetings
    • Serves on the Student Leader Advisory Group with specific responsibilities to advise the Commission on Education Subcommittee on Medical Student Education and Workforce Development and the Subcommittee on National Conference Planning (Includes virtual meetings throughout the year, about quarterly)
    • Support and facilitate the work of the FMIG Regional Coordinators by maintaining communication via email, telephone, or text
    • Strengthen the FMIGs on the local, state, and national levels
    • Assists in activity/information coordination of all FMIG leaders
    • Help facilitate the FMIG Regional Coordinators’ Orientation
    • Provides input into planning the theme, programming, and special activities for the upcoming National Conference
    • Assists in coordinating the FMIG activities at National Conference
    • Participates as a member of the Subcommittee on Resident and Student Issues and Subcommittee on National Conference Planning, and the Resident/Student Screening Committee
    • Meets with AAFP staff regularly to ensure that projects are staying on track and to plan for upcoming projects

    Application Summary 

    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.

    Required elements of the application include: Letter of Interest, Letter of Chapter Support, Faculty Letter, and 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. It is important to connect with your local AAFP chapter as soon as possible to express your interest in this position.

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    Questions? Contact AAFP leadership staff at getinvolved@aafp.org.

    Eligibility Criteria

    • Active involvement in an FMIG, ACOFP student chapter, or other student interest group focused on the specialty of family medicine prior to election
    • Must be in good academic standing

    Time commitment away from medical school: Approximately 10-12 days (includes weekends) for travel and attendance at meetings.

    Funding: Travel covered according to AAFP Travel Policy. A per diem covers expenses to travel to and attend the meeting, including lodging and food.

    Meeting Schedule

    AAFP Congress of Delegates (optional) September 19 - 21, 2022 Washington, DC
    AAFP FMIG Network Student Leader Orientation January 6 - 8, 2023 Leawood, KS
    AAFP Winter Cluster February 3 - 5, 2023 Kansas City, MO
    AAFP National Conference July 27 - 29, 2023 Kansas City, MO