The following resources are provided by the American Academy of Family Physicians for use of Family Medicine Interest Groups (FMIG):
- FMIG Video Series
- FMIG Presentation Center
This resource can help you successfully tell the story of the family medicine specialty and answer the questions that most often come up as students consider their career options.
- Connect with the FMIG Network
- Lead an FMIG
- Responses to Medical Students’ Frequently Asked Questions About Family Medicine
This article provides answers to many questions medical students ask about the specialty of family medicine. It was developed through the collaborative efforts of several family medicine organizations including the AAFP, the STFM, the AFMRD, and the Association of Departments of Family Medicine. The article discusses the benefits of primary care and family medicine, the education and training of family physicians, the scope of medical practice in the specialty, and issues related to lifestyle and medical student debt. (Am Fam Physician 2007;76:99-106. Copyright © 2007 American Academy of Family Physicians.)
Family Medicine Myths Debunked
In this resource created by AuBree LaForce, M4 at the Northeast Ohio Medical University, learn how to respond to the most common myths you hear about family medicine during clinical rotations.