AAFP Foundation

Residents & Students

Please visit any of the below listed programs to learn more about specific awards and grants that are available to you as a resident or medical student.

Family Medicine Cares Resident Service Award -- This award was established to create an opportunity for Family Medicine Residents to fulfill a desire to address health disparities by tackling the health needs of the underserved in their local communities.
Scholarships for National Conference -- The AAFP Foundation provides more than 169 scholarships for students and residents to attend National Conference.
Family Medicine Interest Groups -- Exist at U.S. allopathic medical schools to enhance student interest in Family Medicine.
James G. Jones, MD Student Scholarship -- Learn about the James G. Jones, MD Student Scholararship to attend the Family Medicine Congressional Conference, held in Washington, D.C.
Resident Research Grants -- This grant program for residents funds short-term research projects that can be conducted and reported within a one-year time period.
AAFP Foundation Immunization Award Program -- These awards recognize Family Medicine Residency programs that have achieved high or improved immunization rates or are implementing a system to increase immunization rates, especially in medically underserved populations.
Student Externship Matching Grants -- Stimulate interest among medical students to select a career, and/or pursue research opportunities in Family Medicine.
Awards and Grants

Residency Programs

Residents & Students



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"Your support of the AAFP Foundation has a tremendous effect…the Foundation funds Academy programs such as Tar Wars that directly impact kids and the public health.”
Jeffrey J. Cain, MD, FAAFP

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