DPC Summit Scholarship for Medical Students and Residents

Questions?

Email Courtney Sleypen at csleypen@aafp.org or call (913) 906-6240.

Questions?

Email Courtney Sleypen at csleypen@aafp.org or call (913) 906-6240.

Are you a primary care medical student or resident who is interested in learning more about direct primary care (DPC)? Apply for the DPC Summit Medical Student and Resident Scholarship  to attend the DPC Summit and get inspired by this innovative practice model. 

About the Scholarship

  • The number of scholarships varies depending on the funding level and the number of applicants.
  • Scholarship recipients are selected by a panel of judges from the DPC Summit planning committee.
  • The $500 scholarship is intended to help reduce out-of-pocket expenses (registration, travel, lodging, meals).
  • All scholarship checks are awarded at the event. You will need to register and handle all travel accommodations. If you are unable to attend the conference, your scholarship will be forfeited.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Membership Requirement: You must be a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP) or Family Medicine Education Consortium (FMEC) to apply.
  • Attendance Requirement: Selected Scholars will be required to attend the entire 2019 DPC Summit (defined as arriving no later than noon on Friday, June 28, and leaving no earlier than noon on Sunday, June 30).

Submission Guidelines

Application  process opens April 1, 2019. Medical students and residents who wish to apply for this award should fill out the application form(www.mysurveygizmo.com) including the following information. 

  1. Name
  2. Address
  3. Email
  4. MEMBER ID from a host organization (AAFP, ACOFP or FMEC)
  5. Class Year
  6. School
  7. How did you become curious about direct primary care and what do you hope to learn about by attending DPC Summit?
  8. What are your goals as a future physician and how will attending DPC Summit help you further achieve them?
  9. The thing you have found most surprising or inspiring about direct primary care and/or family medicine is… 

Please submit your application(www.mysurveygizmo.com).

Deadline and Notification

  • The deadline for the scholarship application is May 3, 2019, Midnight CT.
  • The selected participants will be notified via email by June 3, 2019.

Review Process

  • The applications will be reviewed and scored by the members of the DPC Summit Planning Committee. The applicants receiving the highest numeric scores will be chosen to receive the scholarship.
  • Every effort will be made to maintain a balance between the number of family medicine residents and the number of medical students

Dissemination of Funds

Checks will be distributed upon check-in at the registration booth at the DPC Summit. Each recipient must sign for the check, as well as complete a W-9 Form prior to receiving the check.

Questions?

If you have questions about the DPC Summit Medical Student and Resident Scholarship, email Courtney Sleypen at csleypen@aafp.org or call (913) 906-6240.


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The AAFP Foundation has partnered with the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, and the Family Medicine Education Consortium to create the new Direct Primary Care (DPC) Summit Medical Student and Resident Scholarship Fund.   

The DPC Summit Scholarship Fund focuses on inspiring the future workforce by exposing them to DPC, an innovative practice model.