RESOURCES AND OPPORTUNITIES
AAFP Resources for Residents
AAFP has created a comprehensive list of resources for family medicine residents including:
- Board Preparation
- Residency Wrap-Up Checklist
- Help Planning Third-Year Electives
- Explore Career Paths
- Search the Fellowship Directory
Student Loan Repayment Programs
Doctors graduating from medical school can be saddled with several thousand dollars in student loan debt which can take several years - or decades - to pay off. There are several service-based programs that can help new physicians pay off a portion of or refinance their debt.
Resident Leadership Award
New in 2021! UAFP wants to recognize the outstanding leadership that many of our family physician residents exhibit to their peers and patients. We will soon be taking nominations to recognize one truly extraordinary third-year resident from one of Utah's family medicine residencies. More information coming soon!
Ready to Lead?
The year-long Family Medicine Leads (FML) Emerging Leader Institute focuses on ensuring the future of the specialty by increasing the number of future family medicine leaders and provides training for this important role. We encourage all to apply who meet our definition of an emerging leader and are committed to the rich diversity of the specialty and the patients served.
Family Medicine residents entering their first or second year, and medical students entering their second, third, or fourth year when the program begins are eligible to apply. All applicants must be members of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) to apply. Deadline to apply March 14, 2021.
National Conference brings together many of the most promising medical students and residents, who all share a passion for family medicine and a common goal—becoming the best physician possible. Make plans to join us for education, networking, and exhibitor and residency program interaction—and discover all family medicine has to offer. This year, National Conference will be held July 29-31. Save the date and check back for updates on registration and how you could potentially attend National Conference on UAFP!
UAFP Student & Resident Outreach Committee
Utah is home to two medical schools and four family medicine residencies. The UAFP Student & Resident Outreach Committee is made up of representatives from each medical school's family medicine interest group and each family medicine residency. One representative chosen by their respective organization also serves as a non-voting member of the UAFP Board of Directors. Learn more about the 2020/21 committee members and how you can join this committee and the UAFP Board.
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