Joining a Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) during medical school is an excellent way to explore the specialty of family medicine in an informal, educational, and fun setting!
In addition to meeting others interested in family medicine, FMIG members benefit from supplemental programming and information related to primary care that may not be available in medical school curriculum. FMIG members also learn about the history of family medicine and its future, and receive unique opportunities to practice a wide range of clinical skills and procedures important to the patient care that family physicians provide.
GET TO KNOW FAMILY MEDICINE
Learn about what family physicians do and the diverse practice settings in which they work. Develop your skills in a wide variety of clinical procedures and practices at FMIG activities.
NETWORK WITH PEERS & FACULTY
Gather with others who share your passion for family medicine at FMIG meetings, and interact with experienced physicians who are ready to share their wisdom and experience with you.
GROW PROFESSIONALLY & PERSONALLY
Get the scoop on conferences and meetings designed to help you succeed as a student and establish your career. Consider serving in FMIG leadership to build your CV.
CONNECT & SERVE YOUR COMMUNITY
Family medicine means community. FMIGs serve their communities and neighbors -- especially those in need -- in clinical and non-clinical settings.
Join an FMIG and find your fit in family medicine! Determine your region below and click on your coordinator's name to learn more, including how to connect.
Family Medicine Interest Groups across the nation benefit from connecting with each other for idea sharing and inspiration.