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RESIDENTS & STUDENTS

FMIG

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.

WHY JOIN?

It is an excellent way to explore the specialty of family medicine informally and fun as well as in and educational setting!

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WHY SHOULD I GET A MEMBERSHIP AS A STUDENT?

LEARN

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.

NETWORK

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. 

ADVOCATE

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.

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WHY SHOULD I GET A MEMBERSHIP AS A RESIDENT?

ENHANCE YOUR SKILL SET

MAKE CONNECTIONS

 

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.

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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

STUDENT RESOURCES

Medical Students Primary Care Leadership Collaborative (PCLC)

Strolling Through the Match

10 Secrets to Success in Medical School

Choice CME Partners