oklahoma Residents & Students of Family Medicine
WHAT IS IT?
FMIG stands for Family Medicine Interest Group. It is a student led organization that seeks to educate students about the discipline of family medicine through different ways.
It is an excellent way to explore the specialty of family medicine informally and fun as well as in and educational setting!
FUTURE PHYSICIANS FOR OKLAHOMA (FPO)
WHAT IS IT?
The Family Health Foundation of Oklahoma (FHFO) and the Oklahoma Academy of Family Physicians sponsor the Future Physicians for Oklahoma (FPO) program. The program is designed for medical students who have completed their first year of medical school, who have an interest in family medicine, especially those who have an interest in practicing in rural communities. The FPO experience involves hands on interaction with family physicians and their patients in a clinical and hospital setting within the community where the student is placed.
APPLICATION CLOSES MARCH 1, 2024.
2024 STEVEN A. CRAWFORD, MD LEADERSHIP & HEALTH POLICY FELLOWSHIP
WHAT IS IT?
Steven A Crawford MD Leadership and Health Policy Fellowship identifies and supports promising medical students and family medicine residents committed to family medicine policy and advocacy. The Fellowship’s goal is to increase the number and quality of family medicine physician leaders trained in health care policy and leadership at the state and federal level by providing deserving medical students and residents with the requisite funding to participate in family medicine policy creation and advocacy. The program recognizes excellence and achievement based upon a successful nomination and selection process, which includes the candidate’s OAFP history and recommendations from faculty and colleagues. Demonstrated ability and potential to succeed in leadership and health policy advocacy at the local, Oklahoma and national levels upon graduation from medical school and residency will also be part of the selection criteria.
APPLICATION CLOSES APRIL 5, 2024.
WHY SHOULD I GET A MEMBERSHIP AS A STUDENT?
You’re up for the challenge of being a medical student. And, the AAFP is here to share the load, with access to our award-winning online journal American Family Physician, AAFP board review questions, and more. You’ll also gain access to members-only content in our free app for medical students, including the ability to test yourself on AAFP board review questions.
Connect with the more than 129,600 people who proudly call themselves members of our organization. Learn from the experience of countless other medical students, residents, and family physicians. Join peer-led Member Interest Groups and take advantage of shared knowledge.
You’re learning how to be the voice of your patients. We provide opportunities for medical students to form that voice with leadership opportunities and a chance at real-world advocacy experience on the floor at National Congress of Student Members.
WHY SHOULD I GET A MEMBERSHIP AS A RESIDENT?
ENHANCE YOUR SKILL SET
STAY UP TO DATE
As a family medicine resident, you’ll experience the widest scope of medicine—and we’re here to support you along the way.
Surround yourself with people who understand what it means to be a family physician. You’ll find exactly that at the AAFP. Plus, we offer family medicine resident members a wide variety of resources, including clinical guidelines and networking, to help accelerate your career now and in the future.
So, what are you waiting for? Join an organization that’s dedicated to you and the family medicine specialty.
HOW CAN I STAY INVOLVED?
ATTEND THE ANNUAL AAFP STUDENT CONFERENCE!
“I was blown away with the opportunities for networking, education, and professional development that the conference had to offer & learned many valuable tips by attending sessions about applying to residency and interviewing!”
-Shanna Rolfs, 4th year student
I learned a lot about what the programs offer and where this aligns with my own interests. I thoroughly enjoyed the educational sessions, particularly about nutrition and wilderness medicine. Overall, I left feeling inspired and heartened to complete residency application season and enter the field.
-Kinsey Huff, 4th year student
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Follow Us on Social!
We are looking to stay connected with our OAFP members and family physicians across the state! Here you will find links to our social media pages where you can stay connected throughout the month.