Student Members

Get the Competitive Edge

Become a student member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, and find out if family medicine is right for you. No obligations.

As a student member of the third largest medical association, you gain membership-only access to resources such as:

  • Award-winning American Family Physician journal
    New student members receive the print version of the journal for the first three months following their enrollment date. After three months, their subscription reverts to an online subscription.  Students have unlimited, unrestricted online access to the complete 10-year archive of articles.
  • Online Family Medicine Board Review Q&A
    Prepare for your boards with members-only access to Board Review questions and answers.
  • National and State AFP Chapter Support
    Everything from mentoring programs, leadership opportunities to SCHOLARSHIPS.

Join for FREE and discover what it takes to be a family physician.

UAMS Medical Student Education Program

The mission of the Medical Student Education of the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine of the UAMS College of Medicine is to provide high quality educational opportunities in Family Medicine for undergraduate students. This includes the education of students in the principles of Family Medicine with emphasis on preventive medicine, health promotion, and continuing health care delivery.

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Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG)

Medical students interested in the specialty of family medicine are cordially invited to attend meetings held on campus at UAMS periodically to learn more about family medicine. Lunch is available and speakers are Family Practice Physicians in practice in different settings; Family Medicine Residents; Family Medicine Physicians in academia and other speakers of interest to the students. Workshops are also held periodically.

The Family Medicine Interest Group is sponsored by the residency programs and any medical student who is a member of the AAFP is automatically a member of the FMIG.

Jera Boman is the Student Representative to the AR AFP Board and by virtue of this position she is Chairperson of the Family Medicine Interest Group.