This position will open in the Spring of 2022 for a two-year term that will begin in January 2023. Students who may be interested in this role should review the position information and travel requirements below.
FamMedPAC is the American Academy of Family Physicians’ federal political action committee. Its purpose is to help elect candidates to the U.S. Congress who support the AAFP’s legislative goals and objectives.
There is one position on the Board of Directors for a student or resident representative. The student/resident Board member shall be appointed for a single two-year term. The student/resident Board member’s term of office will commence at the first meeting of the PAC Board that takes place in the first year of the two-year Congressional election cycle and shall end in December of the final year of the cycle.
Time commitment away from medical school: 3-7 days
Funding: All travel expenses are covered, and Board members receive a per-diem to cover lodging and meals.
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); and a Photo. Letters and forms can be uploaded or requested through the online application system. All materials must be received by the AAFP by the stated application deadline. 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.
Additional details: Contributions to FamMedPAC are for political purposes. Contributions to FamMedPAC are purely voluntary and suggested contribution amounts are only guidelines. You will not be favored or disadvantaged by reason of the amount of your contribution or a decision not to contribute. Contributions to FamMedPAC are not tax deductible for federal income tax purposes.
|FamMedPAC Board of Directors||January 2021||Remote (video conference)|
|FamMedPAC Board of Directors||May 2021||Remote (video conference)|
|AAFP Family Medicine Advocacy Summit||May 18-19, 2021||Virtual|
|AAFP National Conference||July 29-31, 2021||Virtual|
|FamMedPAC Board of Directors||September 2021||Remote (video conference)|