Hiten Patel, MD, of The Ohio State University Family Medicine Residency Program, and Ryan Paulus, medical student at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, have been selected to receive 2018 AAFP Foundation Family Medicine Leads Emerging Leader Institute Scholarships. Thirty scholarships are awarded annually by the American Academy of Family Physicains Foundation.
Following participation in the AAFP National Conference of Family Medicine Resident and Medical Students Thursday-Saturday, August 2-4, scholars will continue their stay in Kansas City, MO, to participate in the AAFP Foundation Family Medicine Leads Emerging Leaders Institute which will be held Saturday-Sunday, August 4-5.
Selected scholars are assigned to a leadership track where they engage with family physicians and network with students and residents from across the country. The experience is an opportunity to build leadership through completion of a leadership project.