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High School Scholarships Now Available

Open to all high school seniors who are considering a career in family medicine. Successful applicant notified by May 1, a $1000 check will be sent to the college / university of your choice.

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Family Educator of the Year Nominations Open

Family Educator of the Year Nominations Open

In 1991, the NYSAFP established an award for excellence in family practice education. This award is known as the Family Practice Educator of the Year Award and is given annually to recognize excellence in education. Several years ago we started including Volunteer Educators.
Nominees must be active members of the NYSAFP and should be involved in teaching activities at the student level, resident level or continuing medical education of family physicians. If you would like to nominate someone, complete the form by April 14.

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Family Physician of the Year Nominations Open

Family Physician of the Year Nominations Open

The New York State Academy of Family Physicians is seeking nominations for the 2017 FAMILY PHYSICIAN OF THE YEAR.

Please complete the survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2017FPOTY
 

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NYSAFP Student Externship 2017 application cycle now open! 

This program is an excellent opportunity to explore your interest in family medicine.  
Students who participate in the clinical arm will have the opportunity to improve skills in obtaining history and performing a physical exam. They will also develop an understanding of the scope of medical issues that family physicians encounter in the pediatric and adult populations.
Students who participate in the research arm will develop, explore, and implement a research project that involves Family Medicine. With the guidance of their mentor they will develop an understanding of the possible advantages and limitations to particular study designs, establish a valid methodology, and being to implement and hopefully complete a project by the end of the externship.  
Students may participate in a combined  clinical and research opportunity.  

Externship Stipend - $2000 for the student; $500 for the physician mentor

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