IAFP will support diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms, recognizing that these require an enduring commitment that must find full expression in our organizational culture, values, activities and behaviors.
Requirements of the President-elect: Serve as the Illinois delegate to the AAFP's National Congress of Resident/Student Members July 27-29 in Kansas City. The selected resident/student will represent Illinois’ interests, attend the business sessions and cast Illinois’ votes at the student and resident Congresses. IAFP will fund your conference registration and eligible travel expenses in accordance with our reimbursement policy.
A written report will be required to IAFP within 30 days of the conference to be posted on the IAFP Website. See 2022 Resident Report as an example.
Please also apply for the AAFP Foundation's scholarships for National Conference to help with your costs to attend. For more info on the National Conference, visit the AAFP National Conference website
Other Requirements: Join an IAFP committee or member interest group (if not already on one). Attend the 2023 Family Medicine Midwest conference Sept. 29-Oct. 1 in Naperville and help promote the conference to your colleagues.
Can be called upon to represent Illinois residents or students at various opportunities or asked to serve as a backup to the resident or student president at the IAFP board meetings and conference calls held throughout the year.