Student-Resident Council Application

Description: Council members help coordinate statewide student-resident activities and promote the exchange of ideas and strategies to advance family medicine in California. 

Eligibility: Medical Students and Family Medicine Residents enrolled in a California program.   

Background: CAFP represents more than 3,000 student and resident members combined and serves as a resource hub for 14 medical schools and more than 70 family medicine residency programs. To overcome California's geographical size, the councils exist to facilitate communication across the state, increase teamwork among all programs, and establish lasting relationships between family medicine leaders. Please complete the following application if you are interested in becoming a member of the CAFP Student-Resident Council.

Council Leadership: the Student Council is chaired by two medical students and the Resident Council is chaired by two Family Medicine Residents. In in a nutshell, co-chair leaders:  
  • Serve as full voting members of the CAFP Board of Directors and the CAFP-Foundation Board of Trustees
  • Lead the Student-Resident Council meetings
  • Assist in planning the Family Medicine Summit and Procedures Workshops
  • Serve as delegates at the AAFP National Conference and All Members Advocacy Meeting