The $16,500 Family Medicine Cares Resident Service Award creates an opportunity for first-year and second-year family medicine residents to fulfill a desire to address health disparities by tackling the health needs of the most vulnerable in their local communities. Up to two awards will be presented annually.
The application period opens January 1 and closes March 15.
All first-year and second-year family medicine residents who are members of the AAFP are eligible to apply. The 12-month service project, June 1 – May 31, has the following requirements:
It may be helpful to obtain input from the clinic's staff when designing the project.
We encourage all to apply and are committed to the development of community projects addressing health disparities by Family Medicine residents who reflect the rich diversity of the specialty and the patients served.
If you are interested in applying, please review the award overview and requirements.
Questions: Please contact Veronica Roberts or call 800-274-2237, ext. 6239.
Up to two Family Medicine Cares Resident Service Awards will be provided annually. The award totals $16,500 and contains the following elements: