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The Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) is a student-run group at New York Medical College. They meet every 6-8 weeks throughout the year in the evening, usually on campus. Meetings and speakers are coordinated by first and second year student leaders. All New York Medical College students are welcome to come to the meetings to learn more about the specialty of Family Practice. There are also leadership opportunities available for medical students in the state and national organization of the American Academy of Family Practice.


Co-Presidents: Sarah Cheek and Gabriela Sanchez
Vice-President: Elizabeth Doran
Treasurer: Daniel Schachter
First Year Rep: Ellen Yang

NYMC - FMIG 2011-2012 Calendar of Events:

National Primary Care "Month" October

  • Perspectives on Family Medicine and Community Health Centers Lecture by Dr. Daren Wu, Tuesday, October 25, 2011 - Nevins Auditorium at 5:00 pm

Dates will be added as the details are finalized for the following events:

Suture Workshop - Spring 2012
IV Workshop Spring - 2012
Casting Workshop - Spring 2012
Residency Panel - Spring 2012
Family Medicine Post Match Dinner - March 2012
Health Fair - April 2012


FMIG Facebook:

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Scholarship Opportunities:

Paul Ambrose Scholar Program
Attention 3rd year medical students! The New Hampshire Dartmouth Family Practice Residency and the Dartmouth Hitchcock Leadership Preventive Medicine Residency are pleased to offer the Paul Ambrose Fellowship opportunity. If accepted, students can get a head start on their MPH at Dartmouth in a combined Family Medicine and Leadership Preventive Medicine Residency program.    *Note: Selected fellows complete the combined program in 4.5 years as opposed to 5.

National Conference Scholarship Award Programs:
A list of scholarship award programs made available through the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) to attend the National Conference can be obtained at the Family Medicine Office, NYMC, Munger Pavilion, Room 306, Valhalla, NY.

Get Involved in the Academy of Family Physicians!:

Are you interested in becoming a member? Have you thought about becoming a leader in the organization? Click on the links below to find out more!


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