Application Process is OPEN at this time

Application process for the July 30 – August 1, 2020  conference

The Department of Family Medicine and Community Health has $600 scholarships available to attend the 2020 AAFP National Conference in Kansas City, MO. The scholarships are available on a first come basis.

To apply everyone must complete and submit the forms below:

  1. AAFP Scholarship Application Form (submit on-line and send a copy to Joyce Jeardeau)
  2. 2020 AAFP National Conference – DFM Scholarship Application (PDF)
  3. Submit all forms to: joyce.jeardeau@fammed.wisc.edu or fax to 608-265-1103 or drop off at the Clinical Science Center, L5-1/07M.

Post-conference requirements:

  • A paragraph highlighting your conference experience and the impact on your education and specialty selection.

Join us at the AAFP National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students, July 30 – August 1, 2020 in Kansas City, MO, and map your career path in family medicine.

Why Attend

National Conference is the place for residents and medical students to learn more about family medicine, develop leadership skills, influence AAFP policy, explore residency programs, and connect with potential employers. Take advantage of this opportunity to shape your career.

For Students:

  • Educational Programming:Attend workshops, procedural skills courses, and relevant sessions in family medicine.
  • Expo Hall:Access hundreds of residency programs all in the same place, saving you the time, money, and hassle of traveling to visit them separately.
  • Connections:Meet like-minded individuals and make lifelong friends with people who are passionate about family medicine at networking sessions and special events.
  • Leadership Opportunities:Expand your leadership skills by participating in the Student Congress.

AAFP Scholarship Information

  • The number of scholarships in each category varies from year to year depending on the funding level and the number of applicants.
  • Scholarship recipients are selected by a panel of judges.
  • The $600 scholarship is intended to help reduce out-of-pocket expenses (registration, travel, lodging, meals) to attend National Conference.
  • All scholarship checks from the AAFP are awarded at National Conference. If you are unable to attend the Conference, your scholarship will be forfeited.
  • You must apply for AAFP and DFMCH scholarships. You will only receive one and DFMCH will announce their recipients after AAFP sends their notifications of recipients.

DFMCH

  • Typically, funding is available for at 25 scholarship.
  • Scholarship recipients are selected by the members of the DFMCH Office of Medical Student Education.
  • The $600 scholarship is intended to help reduce out-of-pocket expenses (registration, travel, lodging, meals) to attend National Conference.
  • All scholarships from the DFMCH are awarded following verification of attendance at the AAFP National Conference. If you are unable to attend the Conference, your scholarship will be forfeited.
  • All approved requests are processed through the Student Information System (SIS).
    • It is the student’s responsibility to confirm any effect this payment may have on their financial aid.
    • You should consult with Office of Student Financial Aid (OSFA) by calling 262-3060, visitingwww.financialaid.wisc.edu, and/or review your MyUW Student Center. (DFMCH staff cannot provide this assistance)
  • You must apply for both AAFP and DFMCH scholarships. You will only receive one and DFMCH will announce their recipients after AAFP sends their notifications of recipients.

Eligibility Requirements

  • You must be a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) to apply. Membership is free for medical students
  • Scholarships are based on your status during the 2020-2021 academic year.
  • All scholarship recipients – DFMCH and AAFP – must submit a reflection statement following attendance at the AAFP National Conference to Joyce Jeardeau joyce.jeardeau@fammed.wisc.edu . This is due by the Friday following the conference.

For more details, information, go to:

Contact Joyce Jeardeau, joyce.jeardeau@fammed.wisc.edu with any questions.

AAFP National Conference

Contact Us

Joyce Jeardeau, ACUME
OMSE Medical Student Programs Coordinator
Email: Contact
(608) 263-1334