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 - March 2025.
See below for details on this role, as well as the current travel calendar associated with serving in this position.
During the fall of 2016, executive leadership from the LMSA and the AAFP FMIG Network discussed opportunities for collaboration to accomplish shared goals, including: workforce diversity in primary care, community organizing and advocacy for improving vulnerable patient populations, and developing leaders in primary care.
Founded in 1987, the LMSA is a non-profit organization with a mission to unify all Latino medical students into one organization, actively promote recruitment and retention of Latino students at all levels, educate medical students on Latino health issues, and advocate for the rights of Latinos in health care. Throughout the years, LMSA has successfully provided leadership opportunities for Latinos and promoted volunteerism in the Latino community.
Term: January 1, 2023 - March 2024
Required elements of the application include: Letter of Interest, Letter of Chapter Support, Letter of Support from Program Director, 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. This position is appointed by the AAFP Board of Directors after review and recommendation by a selection committee, and confirmed by the LMSA Board of Directors. Candidates will be notified of the selection by October 31, 2022.
Questions? Contact AAFP leadership staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Time commitment away from medical school: Approximately 13-14 days (includes weekends) for travel and attendance at meetings.
Funding: The AAFP will cover reasonable expenses (in accordance with its applicable travel policies) to attend the AAFP National Conference and the annual FMIG Network Student Leader Orientation, including registration fees, transportation, lodging and meals. The LMSA will cover reasonable expenses (in accordance with its applicable travel policies) to attend the LMSA National Conference and the LMSA Leadership Retreat/Policy Summit, including registration fees, transportation, lodging and meals.
|FMIG Network Student Leader Orientation||January 6 - 8, 2023||Leawood, KS|
|LMSA Annual Conference||Spring 2023||TBD|
|AAFP National Conference||July 27 - 29, 2023||Kansas City, MO|