Family Medicine Advocacy Summit Scholarships

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Scholarship applications for the 2022 advocacy summit are now open. Apply by December 3, 2021.

The AFMRD actively participates in the Family Medicine Advocacy Summit in Washington, D.C. This lobbying event is held each spring. To encourage advocacy, the AFMRD provides scholarships for at least 15 family medicine residents, 3 AFMRD members, and 1 current NIPDD fellow. 

AFMRD reimburses up to $2,500 for approved FMAS travel, lodging, meals, and registration expenses for the scholar. 

Eligibility Requirements:

Resident

  • Currently a family medicine resident in good standing
  • First-time attendee of the summit.
  • Availability to attend FMAS and related events
  • Online application will include:
    • Current curriculum vitae
    • Program director or current chair letter of recommendation outlining qualifications and commitment to time off
    • Document describing why the applicant wishes to attend FMAS and any prior advocacy experience they may have (maximum 300 words)
  • Following the summit:
    • Schedule a presentation for colleagues to share their advocacy knowledge
    • Submit to AFMRD an essay or presentation (i.e. PowerPoint or video presentation)
    • Submit Expense Reimbursement Form to AFMRD. Reimbursement checks will not be sent until essay or presentation is received by AFMRD staff.

 AFMRD Member

  • Currently an AFMRD member
  • First-time attendee of the summit
  • Availability to attend FMAS and related events
  • Fill out online application and include:
    • Current curriculum vitae
    • Document describing why applicant wishes to attend FMAS and any prior advocacy experience they may have (maximum 300 words)
  • Following the summit:
    • Schedule a presentation for colleagues to share their advocacy knowledge
    • Submit to AFMRD an essay or presentation (i.e. PowerPoint presentation)
    • Submit Expense Reimbursement Form to AFMRD. Reimbursement checks will not be sent until essay or presentation is received by AFMRD staff.

 NIPDD Fellow

  • Currently a NIPDD fellow
  • First-time attendee of the summit
  • Availability to attend FMAS and related events
  • Fill out online application and include:
    • Current curriculum vitae
    • Document describing why applicant wishes to attend FMAS and any prior advocacy experience they may have (maximum 300 words)
  • Following the summit:
    • Schedule a presentation for colleagues to share their advocacy knowledge
    • Submit to AFMRD an essay or presentation (i.e. PowerPoint presentation)
    • Submit Expense Reimbursement Form to AFMRD. Reimbursement checks will not be sent until essay or presentation is received by AFMRD staff.

 Questions? Contact Kathleen Ingraham

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