& Links For Students:
to join the IAFP/AAFP? Click here and apply online!
Match results for 2013: Illinois
family medicine residencies and medical schools show FM progress!
Residency programs fill 96 percent through the Match, fill
remaining 7 slots quickly in SOAP Process Click here for
Nine percent of Illinois medical school grads
match in family medicine Click
here for School Chart
students choosing family medicine mirrors U.S. trend Read
more, click here.
FMIG - visit the new virtual FMIG (Family Medicine Interest
Group) website! This site now includes a Residency section,
Leadership services, Family Medicine and a Clinical Resources
Medicine Midwest - November 10-11, 2012 The first ever Family
Medicine Midwest conference will unite residents, faculty and
medical students from a 12-state Midwest region.
The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Students to Service Loan
Repayment Program (S2S LRP) is accepting applications until Dec. 14,
2011. The S2S LRP provides loan repayment assistance to medical
students (MD and DO) in their last year of school, in return for a
commitment to provide primary health care services in eligible
Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) of greatest need.
Payments would begin in JUNE 2012 - Learn more here http://nhsc.hrsa.gov/loanrepayment/studentstoserviceprogram/index.html
to be the next IAFP student leader!
Application and CV are due to IAFP by May 20th. Learn
Student Leaders 2012-2013
Rush Medical College
||Student chapter President-elect:
Student delegate Joshua Shapiro (Rush Medical
College) reports from the 2011 AAFP National Conference of Student
Members. Click here for report.
Congratulations to Illinois two 2011
Pisacano Scholars – read more
the 2011 Student Member survey summary results click
Illinois medical school family medicine match
rates dip slightly in 2011 – view data for Illinois allopathic
schools click here.
Illinois Family Medicine
Residency Programs fill 99 percent by March 15 Link
to chart listing by program
Due to low student
attendance the past few years, IAFP is not hosting any residency
fairs in 2011. However,
there is the possibility of a North Central States Region Family
Medicine Education Conference in Oak Brook or Chicago in October
2011. Check back for
details in May!
opportunities for Student Members
Students and residents can
apply year-round for the SEARCH program (Student and Resident
Experiences and Rotations in Community Health)
IAFP member and UICOM-Peoria
medical student Mario Martinez receives national public service
award. Read more http://www.medicine.uic.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=443021&pageId=10578365
to Loyola student Mark Stoltenberg on his 2010 Pisacano Scholarship.
Click here to read more
Report from the National Conference of Students and
Residents - click here for the student
Click here for a
list of Illinois
Medical Schools (as of 10/2010)
to talk with other IAFP students about Family Medicine issues?
Join the student FMIG (Family Medicine Interest Group) discussion
here to find out how.
Resources for FMIG Leaders - click
here to view the list of resources.
Medical students are eligible for
membership in the
of Public Health Physicians (AAPHP) under a non dues category.
Students interested in AAPHP can explore the website- www.aaphp.org.
There are membership links on the website. Or they may call Rob
Rader at 202-207-0709.