The application cycle for this position is closed. The application for the 2024 - 2025 leadership cycle will open in the spring of 2024. Information is available below for those who may be thinking about this opportunity.
Applications for this position are reviewed by the AAFP Resident and Student Leadership Screening Committee and candidates are appointed by the AAFP Board of Directors. All applicants will be notified by October 31, 2023.
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 serve the health needs of underrepresented communities and assure that medical services are sensitive to the needs of culturally diverse populations.
Term: January 1, 2024 - December 31, 2024
Candidates for this position are appointed by the AAFP Board of Directors at the recommendation of the AAFP Resident and Student Leadership Screening Committee.
Required elements of the application include:
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, as some chapters have required processes that need to happen before applying,
Questions? Contact AAFP Leadership staff at email@example.com
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.
|AAFP FMIG Student Leader Orientation
|January 5 - 7 2024
|SNMA Annual Medical Education Conference
|AAFP National Conference
|August 1 - 3, 2024
|Kansas City, MO