March 26, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(800) 274-2237, ext. 6306
The Center for the History of Family Medicine (CHFM) is happy to announce that beginning the week of March 22nd, Ms. Courtney Jeffries has joined the staff as the Center’s new 2021 CHFM intern.
Courtney is presently pursing a graduate degree in Library Science and Information Management at the University of Missouri in Columbia. After graduation this December, she hopes to pursue a career in library science.
Each year, the Center accepts applications for one internship position with an emphasis in the history of family medicine. The position is open to all interested undergraduate and graduate students living in the Kansas City metropolitan area and surrounding communities. The successful applicant must complete a total of 120 hours over eight to 12 weeks; weekly hours and scheduling are flexible. Upon successful completion of the internship, a scholarship award in the amount of $1,500 will be awarded.
On hearing that she had been selected for the internship, Courtney shares that, “I am so excited and grateful to get the opportunity to intern for the Center for the History of Family Medicine! Thank you for welcoming me to the AAFP Foundation and providing me this wonderful chance to work alongside you and expand my knowledge in the field.”
Housed at AAFP headquarters and administered by the non-profit AAFP Foundation, the Center for the History of Family Medicine serves as the principal resource center for the collection, conservation, study, exhibition and dissemination of materials relating to the history of family medicine in the United States for the benefit of the specialty and the public.