The application cycle for this position is open until October 1. See below for details on this role, as well as the current travel calendar associated with serving in this position.
In 2003, the AAFP Board of Directors approved the creation of a student liaison to the Student National Medical Association (SNMA). Established in 1964 by Howard University College of Medicine students and Meharry Medical College students, the SNMA is the nation’s oldest and largest organization focused on the needs and concerns of medical students of color. SNMA is committed to assuring that students of color are encouraged to consider and prepare for medical and scientific careers.
SNMA programs and activities are implemented by local chapters based at allopathic and osteopathic medical schools throughout the country. These programs are designed to:
Time commitment away from medical school: Approximately 12-14 days (includes weekends) for travel and attendance at meetings
Funding: The AAFP will provide funding to attend the annual SNMA meeting and AAFP's National Conference according to AAFP policy.
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 SNMA Board of Directors. Candidates are notified of the selection by October 31, 2021.
Questions? Contact AAFP Leadership staff at email@example.com
|FMIG Network Student Leader Orientation||January 2022||Kansas City, MO|
|SNMA Annual Medical Education Conference||April 14-17, 2022||TBD|
|AAFP National Conference||July 28-20, 2022||Kansas City, MO|
|SNMA Annual Medical Education Conference||April 6-9, 2023||TBD|