Grow professionally, and make lifelong friends who share your passion for family medicine and primary care along the way. As an FMIG leader you will:
The AAFP established the National Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) Network in 1995 to aid communication and the exchange of best practices between FMIG students and faculty leaders across the country. The network consists of student FMIG leaders and campus-based faculty, five appointed Regional Coordinators, one elected National Coordinator, a liaison to the Latino Medical Student Association, and a liaison to the Student National Medical Association. These coordinators serve as consultants to and resources for FMIGs.
You've already caught the family medicine fever. Now go out and help grow the family medicine workforce. Through the national FMIG Network, draw your peers and young people just approaching the starting gate into this exciting specialty. Show them why they should pursue a career in family medicine.
Build a robust workforce of compassionate, committed, and highly qualified family physicians who care for and improve the health of all.
Develop the family medicine workforce and advance the specialty of family medicine by strengthening current and aspiring medical students through the FMIG Network across the country, therefore empowering U.S. medical students to be prepared for and choose to pursue a career in family medicine.