2017 Updates from AAFP National Conference
This past weekend was the American Academy of Family Physicians’ National Conference and our GW group had an great time listening to inspiring speakers, attending a wide variety of engaging workshops, advocating for issues in family medicine, and connecting with residency programs across the nation.
A total of 11 students from the George Washington University attended, representing all classes! If you are interested in our experiences, feel free to contact any of us.
- MS4 (Class of 2018):
Emmeline Ha, Kate Denny, Jamie Majdi, Julia Rozier, Linda Ataifo, Trent Hope
- MS3 (Class of 2019):
Burt Masem, Jene Carter, Madeline Taskier
- MS2 (Class of 2020):
Joanna Poceta, Nina Abon
A special thank you to the AAFP Foundation, AAFP Target School Initiative, and DC Academy of Family Physicians for providing scholarships for some of our attendees.A special thank you to the AAFP Foundation, AAFP Target School Initiative, and DC Academy of Family Physicians for providing scholarships for some of our attendees.
Some notable shoutouts from this weekend include:
- Emmeline H. for serving as Chapter Delegate and Julia R. as Alternate
Chapter Delegate for the District of Columbia to the National Congress of Student Members (NCSM).
- Emmeline H., Jamie M., and Linda A. who authored a resolution that got successfully adopted in NCSM (S1-103: “Maximizing Representation of Racial and Ethnic Health Subpopulations in Data”).
- Jamie M. for serving on a Resolution Reference Committee for NCSM.We hope more of you can come next year! The family medicine revolution continues!