Information and Opportunities for Medical Students
AAFP Resources for Med Students
AAFP has created a comprehensive list of resources for medical students including:
- Help Determining if Family Medicine is Right for You
- Managing Medical School Debt
- Succeeding in Medical School
- Understanding the Residency Process
Utah Family Medicine Residency Descriptions and Contact Info
Utah is home to four family medicine residencies - all excellently qualified to prepare new physicians for their medical careers. If you are interested in continuing your medical education in Utah, click below to learn what unique programs each residency has to offer and how to contact each for more information.
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. There are many programs students in medical school can consider as they explore career options.
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. All committee members are also non-voting members 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.
Pathways to Practice - October 2
Medical students, current residents, and attending physicians looking for a refresher – join us for Pathways to Practice: Personal Finance and Employment Contracts for Students and Residents
When: Saturday, October 2, 2021 2:00pm- 5:30pm
Where: Online – Zoom info provided with registration
Who: 3rd & 4th year med students, current residents, and any physician interested in learning more about personal finance and employment contracts
Hike with a Doc - Northern Utah
Join us on Saturday, September 25, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. -10:30 a.m. for a hike to Lake Solitude in Big Cottonwood Canyon to participate in our medical student mentoring activity, where attending and resident family physicians hike with medical students to share their experiences and why they chose Family Medicine.
Lake Solitude hike is rated easy to moderate and is 3.3 miles RT and is good for most skill levels.
UAFP will provide snacks and water, so just be sure to bring sturdy shoes and sunblock! More details will be provided with registration.
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