The Arkansas Academy of Family Physicians Foundation is the non-profit arm of the ArAFP whose mission is to establish and administer programs for educational, research and philanthropic purposes for the benefit of Family Practice in Arkansas.  The  Foundation will be presenting 2 scholarships for 2023 in the amount of $1000.00 to an Arkansas medical student and a $2500.00 award to an Arkansas family medicine resident.  Applicants must be a member of the AAFP and the following information must be submitted to be eligible for consideration:

  • Application
  • Personal Statement indicating your interest in Family Medicine, how you can make a difference as a

Family Physician and why you are applying for this scholarship.

  • Letter of Recommendation from a Family Physician, FM Faculty Member, or Preceptor
  • Current Curriculum Vitae

(M4’s matching in a FM residency program may apply as a resident)

Application & Requirements

Application Deadline is June 11, 2023, awards will be announced late July and be presented at the 76th Annual Scientific Assembly, August 9-12, 2023! 

Please let me know if you need more information or have any questions!

2023 Scientific Assembly Poster Application Information

The Arkansas Academy of Family Physicians encourages our medical students and residents to take this opportunity to display their research and network with their peers at the 2023 Annual Scientific Assembly.     The Scientific Assembly will be held August 9-12 at the Little Rock Embassy Suites.    Posters must be approved by our program committee.  We invite student and resident members to submit your poster to be presented at the Scientific Assembly. 


  • You must be a member of this chapter (as well as everyone listed on this submission form) to participate.  
  • Only educational or clinical research that is relevant to family medicine and has been conducted in cooperation with a family medicine residency, or an Arkansas medical student will be eligible to participate. 
  • You must make arrangements to bring your poster to the Assembly starting Wednesday, August 9th.  and picked up by noon on Saturday, August 12th.  The AR AFP cannot be responsible for delivering your poster to the venue or returning them afterward.

Support the AR AFP Foundation Endowment Fund by purchasing Dr. Sam Taggart’s new book… For Every Family, A Family Doctor!

Scientific Assembly Presentations Available

Video recordings of the 75th Scientific Assembly CME presentations have been uploaded to the website on the 2022 Syllabus page. Members who attended the conference have free access to the recordings. 

Need More CME?

Life is all about second chances so if you missed out on the Scientific Assembly, we have a deal for you! We have been approved for enduring credit so we can now offer you CME for all the great presentations you missed the first time. Call us at 501-316-4011 for cost and details. 

Frustrated with CME Reporting?

We are Here to Help!

Avoid the headache and frustration of posting your CME and making sense of all the different license requirements and reporting procedures. The Arkansas Academy is here to help. Give us a call at 501-316-4011 or email Michelle at