Family Medicine Residents & Students

The Missouri Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP) continues to offer programs and services that are important to medical students and residents interested in family medicine. MAFP is dedicated to helping family medicine residents and students become involved in their specialty organization and lead them to become Missouri family physicians. Learn more about membership.

Conferences and Events

Resident and student members are encouraged to attend Missouri Academy conferences and meetings to participate in a learning environment centered on family medicine. Complimentary registration is provided to residents and students who are members of the Missouri AFP. Complimentary hotel accommodations are also offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Resident and Student Poster Contest
Resident and Student Attendees of the Missouri Academy of Family Physicians 29th Annual Fall Conference,  November 12-13, 2021, are invited to display a poster highlighting patient quality improvement projects, scientific research programs, patient safety, clinical vignettes, clinical research, or other projects related to Family Medicine. You do not need to be present to win. Learn more.

Resources for Students

A Day in the Life of a Family Physician
Are you curious about family medicine? Register for our free virtual series for medical students: A Day in the Life of a Family Physician. Each session is held on the last Wednesday of the month from January-May 2021. Learn more.

Family Medicine Caffeine Connection
MAFP is pleased to offer an opportunity to pair medical students with family physicians to facilitate the exchange of ideas and enhance the medical student’s knowledge about family medicine. Learn more.

Summer Externships
Co-sponsored by the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation & the Family Health Foundation of Missouri. The AAFP and FHFM have partnered to offer four-week summer externships to Missouri medical students interested in pursuing a career in Family Medicine. Participants will receive a $1,000 stipend. Deadline to apply: April 5, 2021. Learn more.

Six top graduating Missouri medical students who are entering a Missouri family medicine residency are awarded certificates and scholarships of $500 each from the Family Health Foundation of Missouri.

Leadership Opportunites

Board of Directors –Delegate and Alternate for a Resident and Student – The Alternate Resident Director and Alternate Student Director are elected at the Missouri Reception held in conjunction with the NCFMRS in July/August. Each candidate submits a CV and Letter of Interest to the Missouri Academy office. This is a two year commitment, serving as an Alternate Director for the first year and advances to the Director position in the second year. This year’s election will be announced in late spring. If you would like your name placed on the ballot for Alternate Resident Director or Alternate Student Director, please forward your CV/resume to: by July 15.

National Conference for Family Medicine Residents and Students (NCFMRS) – A Resident and Student represent the Missouri Academy as Delegates at this conference. Registration and travel expenses are paid by the Missouri Academy. Individuals are selected on the following rotating schedule. All Missouri residents and students at the NCFMRS are encouraged to attend the Missouri Reception. Missouri Academy board representatives will be elected. Refreshments are provided.

Resident Delegate Rotation Schedule:

  1. SLU (2021)
  2. UMC (2022)
  3. UMKC (2023)
  4. Cox (2024)
  5. Research (2025)
  6. Capital Region (2026) – New
  7. Northeast Regional (2027) – New
  8. St. Luke’s (2028) – New
  9. Mercy (2029)

Student Delegate Rotation Schedule of Schools with FMIG Group:

  1. UMC (2021)
  2. SLU (2022)
  3. KCUMB (2023)
  4. Wash U (2024)
  5. AT Still (2025)
  6. UMKC (2026)

Missouri Medical Schools

Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences
Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine – AT Still University
University of Missouri – Columbia School of Medicine
University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Medicine
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine

Missouri Family Medicine Residency Programs

Missouri has 9 family medicine residency programs throughout the state. You can learn more about each program, as well as view other useful links by clicking the button below.