American Academy of Family Physicians Honors NEOMED

Three cheers for NEOMED’s Family Medicine Interest Group!

The student organization was among those selected for national recognition in the Program of Excellence Overall category at the American Academy of Family Physicians National Conference held in July.

In addition, second-year College of Medicine student Michaela Ward, the 2021-2022 Family Medicine Interest Group president, was selected along with Jamie Pandey, a third-year College of Medicine student and former FMIG president, to attend the annual Emerging Leader Institute held in conjunction with the conference. The two students were among a small group chosen nationally by the AAFP for scholarships.   

Congratulations to all for their steps toward becoming transformational health care leaders!

The Family Medicine Interest Group’s student advisor is John Boltri, M.D., chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine. 

The other winners in the Program of Excellence Overall category were Albany Medical College, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, the University of Iowa, University of Kansas School of Medicine—Wichita, University of Texas Medical Branch and University of Washington WWAMI. 

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