TAFP Foundation student support

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Medical student support


The TAFP Foundation supports the educational efforts of medical students by providing funding for FMIG activities, through travel funding to AAFP and TAFP meetings, and through the TAFP Foundation Scholarship program.

Family Medicine Interest Groups

The Foundation generously provides funding for Family Medicine Interest Groups, student-led associations at Texas medical schools for students interested in family medicine. View a list of Texas medical schools and their FMIG contacts through the link below.

> Texas medical schools and FMIG contacts

Connect with your FMIG peers through Facebook
The Texas Family Medicine Interest Group Network is the state consortium of FMIG groups at medical schools across Texas. Along with the National FMIG Network, the Texas FMIG Network serves as a resource and as a champion for medical students of the family medicine specialty. Join us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/txfmig or www.facebook.com/fmignetwork to share best practices and connect with your peers across the state and country.

> Texas FMIG Network
> National FMIG Network

Travel funding

The TAFP Foundation and its donors generously support medical student travel to TAFP and AAFP events: TAFP’s Interim Session and the Texas Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Students in March, TAFP’s Annual Session and Primary Care Summit in November, and AAFP’s National Conference of Students and Residents in late July or early August. For more information on travel funding, contact Juleah at jwilliams@tafp.org or call (512) 329-8666 ext. 135.

> Apply for travel funding

Medical student scholarships

Promoting and fostering interest in family medicine among our bright young men and women in medical school is essential to the future of our specialty. TAFP Foundation scholarships help ease the tremendous debt faced by today’s medical students. The scholarship list continues to grow each year thanks to the generous support of TAFP Foundation members.

> View scholarships available to medical students
> Download the application: PDF | Word document
> Members: Donate to a specific scholarship or the general scholarship fund