Family Medicine Leads Emerging Leader Institute: Eligibility & Requirements

Eligibility Requirements

1. Medical Students:

  • Must be a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). Join now.
  • Must be in second, third, or fourth year of medical school when program begins.
  • Must receive pre-approval from medical school director for participation in this program.

2. Family Medicine Residents:

  • Must be a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). Join now.
  • Must be in first or second year of residency when program begins.
  • Must receive pre-approval from residency director for participation in this program.

3. Selected recipients must attend the AAFP National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students (July 30-August 1, 2020) and the AAFP Foundation Family Medicine Leads (FML) Emerging Leader Institute (August 1-2, 2020)If unable to attend both, then the scholarship will be forfeited.

NOTE: (Unsuccessful candidates may apply more than once, provided they still meet all eligibility criteria listed above.)

Application Process 

NOTE: THE 2020 APPLICATION PERIOD IS CLOSED. THE 2021 APPLICATION WILL BE AVAILABLE MID-DECEMBER. For questions, please contact Annette Routon or 913-906-6223.

  • Read the Guidelines and Requirements(2 page PDF)
  • Comply with the FML Emerging Leader Institute Terms of Agreement(1 page PDF).
  • Download and complete the application in PDF(3 page PDF) or Word(2 page DOCX).
  • Email Annette Routon with the following three documents attached in separate PDFs to complete the application process:
    • The Family Medicine Leads Emerging Leader Institute application.
    • A copy of your curriculum vitae (CV) or resumé.
    • A letter of recommendation, which can be included or emailed separately by letter writer with    applicant name in subject line to the email above by March 1 deadline (see instructions in Guidelines & Requirements)

Review Process

Applications will be reviewed by the Family Medicine Leads Work Group, a sub-group of the AAFP Foundation Board of Trustees. The applicants receiving the highest average numeric scores will be selected to participate in the FML Emerging Leader Institute and National Conference activities.

Deadline and Notification

  • The deadline for the application, CV or resumé, and letter of recommendation is March 1, 5:00 p.m., CST, unless the deadline falls on a weekend, then the application is due on the following workday.
  • The selected participants will be notified via email by April 30.

Questions?

Please contact Annette Routon or 913-906-6223.

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