Nine Reasons you Should Join NYSAFP
What is NYSAFP?

Check out the NYSAFP calendar. Contact resident NYSAFP leaders at

Join us for a monthly webinar to hear about resident updates and opportunities at NYSAFP. Registation links at the bottom of the page.
Webinars occur on the first Tuesday of each month;  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. 

Resident Chapter
16 Sage Estate, Albany, NY 12204

Contact your NYSAFP resident representatives for questions, ways to get involved, and more!
Resident Representative Upstate - Marten Peterson, MD
Alternate Resident Representative Upstate - Adam Ramsey, MD
Resident Representative Downstate - George Alverez, MD
Alternate Resident Representative Downstate - Muthumeena Kannap, MD

 Click here to download "What is NYSAFP"  

How to Get Involved
Leadership Opportunities withing NYSAFP

  • Local and regional networking opportunities
  • Find a family physician mentor
  • Advocate for family medicine & our patients
  • Scholarship opportunities to attend conferences (see below)    

AAFP Residency Program Search
Jobs Board

Funding Opportunities:
NYSAFP offers scholarships that promote education in family medicine. 

Patient information
American Academy of Family Physicians Patient Information Handouts

AAFP Resources for Residents

Search engines/ general info
Medmatrix: Online journals, search engines
Centers for Disease Control (CDC): MMWR & Guidelines, Travel immunizations

Online Medical Journals
American Family Physician
Emedicine: online texts
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)

Check out the NYSAFP calendar and look for all  resident-related activities, labeled  purple.

Future webinar registration links & previous webinar recordings- 
Webinars discuss all things student and  resident-related, bring your questions, learn what NYSAFP can do for you. Some months have guided talks about various topics:

August   - "About NYSAFP & Cluster Debrief" recording
September  "The Match, Letters of Recommendations" recording
October  "The Breadth of Family Medicine" recording
November recording
December  recording
February 4 - "Family Medicine & Rural Health" - recording
March 3 - "Lobby Day & Government Affairs 101" recording
April 7 -  "COVID-19 update"recording 
May 5 " COVID-19 update"  presentation here
June 2 
July 7
August 4