Family Medicine Advocacy Summit
Scholarships

APPLICATIONS FOR 2019 ARE OPEN 
OCTOBER 31, 2018 - JANUARY 8, 2019

The AFMRD provides at least 11 family medicine residents, up to 3 AFMRD members, and 1 current member of the NIPDD class with scholarships to participate in the Family Medicine Advocacy Summit (formerly called the Family Medicine Congressional Conference/FMCC). This conference educates participants on family medicine’s legislative priority issues, trains attendees on how to lobby on Capitol Hill, and allows participants to put these skills to use with federal legislators and their staff.

Scholarship recipients are reimbursed up to $2,500 for approved Family Medicine Advocacy Summit travel, lodging, meals, and registration expenses.

Eligibility Requirements:


RESIDENTS

  • Currently a family medicine resident in good standing
  • Availability May 20-21, 2019 to attend the Family Medicine Advocacy Summit
  • Fill out online application and include:
    • Current curriculum vitae
    • Program director or current chair letter of recommendation outlining qualifications and commitment to time off
    • Document describing why you want to attend the Family Medicine Advocacy Summit and any prior advocacy experience you may have (maximum 400 words)
  • Following the summit:
    • Schedule a lunch-and-learn or some other presentation to your colleagues to share your advocacy knowledge
    • Submit to AFMRD either an essay or a PowerPoint teaching tool

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AFMRD MEMBERS

  • Currently an AFMRD member
  • First-time attendee of the summit
  • Availability May 20-21, 2019 to attend Family Medicine Advocacy Summit 
  • Fill out online application and include:
    • Current curriculum vitae
    • Document describing why you want to attend the Family Medicine Advocacy Summit and any prior advocacy experience you may have (maximum 400 words)
  • Following the summit:
    • Schedule a lunch-and-learn or some other presentation to your colleagues to share your advocacy knowledge
    • Submit to AFMRD either an essay or a PowerPoint teaching tool

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NIPDD FELLOW

  • Currently a NIPDD Fellow
  • First-time attendee of the summit
  • Availability May 20-21, 2019 to attend Family Medicine Advocacy Summit 
  • Fill out online application and include:
    • Current curriculum vitae
    • Document describing why you want to attend the Family Medicine Advocacy Summit and any prior advocacy experience you may have (maximum 400 words)
  • Following the summit:
    • Schedule a lunch-and-learn or some other presentation to your colleagues to share your advocacy knowledge
    • Submit to AFMRD either an essay or a PowerPoint teaching tool.

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