• Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) Network Regional Coordinator

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

    Develop leadership skills and work with other student leaders to guide the national FMIG Network.

    The FMIG Network seeks regional coordinators from U.S. MD and DO schools and international medical schools

    The AAFP established the National FMIG Network in 1995 as a way of improving communication between FMIGs around the country. The network consists of one elected national coordinator, five appointed regional coordinators, and local FMIG leaders.


    Term: January 1, 2023 - December 31, 2023

    • Identify and maintain communication with an FMIG leader at each medical school in the region
    • Serve as a resource person for the region in providing information about the resources available through the AAFP
    • Gather information about FMIG activities from medical schools in the region
    • Assist in developing and executing FMIG network activities and/or workshops at the National Conference
    • Participate in a monthly conference call with other regional coordinators, FMIG network national coordinator, and Academy staff

    Application Summary

    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. These positions are appointed by the AAFP Board of Directors after review and recommendation by a selection committee. Candidates are notified of the selection by October 31, 2022.

    Meet Current Student Leaders

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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 appointment as regional coordinator
    • Must be in good academic standing

    Time commitment away from medical school: Approximately 7-8 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

    FMIG Network Student Leader Orientation January 6 - 8, 2023 Leawood, KS
    AAFP National Conference July 27 - 29, 2023 Kansas City, MO