Family Medicine Advocacy Summit 2020 Scholarships

Family Medicine Advocacy Summit
Scholarship Award Application

AFMRD scholarship providing family medicine residents and AFMRD members the opportunity to attend the Family Medicine Advocacy Summit May 18-19, 2020 in Washington, DC.

The deadline to submit is December 23, 2019. 

Eligibility Requirements:

Resident

  • Currently a family medicine resident in good standing
  • First-time attendee of the summit.
  • Residents must not be from the same residency program that sent a resident to FMAS as an AFMRD scholar the previous year. Click here for a list of residency programs that had an AFMRD scholarship recipient in 2019. 
  • Availability to attend FMAS and related events (May 18 - May 19, 2020). 
  • 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 applicant wishes to attend FMAS and any prior advocacy experience they may have (maximum 400 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.

 AFMRD Member

  • Currently an AFMRD member
  • First-time attendee of the summit
  • Availability to attend FMAS and related events (May 18 - May 19, 2020). 
  • 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 400 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 (May 18 - May 19, 2020). 
  • 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 400 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.

To submit your application:

Complete the fields below. Fields marked with * are required.
You will be required to upload the following documents:

  • * Current curriculum vitae
  • * Program director's letter of recommendation outlining qualifications and commitment to time off (RESIDENTS ONLY)
  • * Statement of interest describing why you want to attend the Family Medicine Advocacy Summit and any prior advocacy experience you may have (maximum 400 words)

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Kathleen Ingraham at kingraham@aafp.org or 913-906-6357.

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