DPC Summit Scholarship for Medical Students and Residents

Questions?

Email Courtney Sleypen at csleypen@aafp.org or call (800) 274-2237, ext. 4103.

Questions?

Email Courtney Sleypen at csleypen@aafp.org or call (800) 274-2237, ext. 4103.

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 attendee's 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 the Family Medicine Education Consortium (FMEC) to apply.
  • Attendance Requirement: Selected scholars will be required to attend the entire 2018 DPC Summit (defined as arriving no later than noon on Friday, July 13, and leaving no earlier than noon on Sunday, July 15).

Apply Today

Medical students and residents who wish to apply for this award should submit a letter of interest that includes the following information. Please limit your response to two pages.

  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 applications by email to Courtney Sleypen at csleypen@aafp.org.

Application Deadline: June 11, 2018, 12 a.m. CT.

Please note: You will receive an email to notify you that we have received your application. If you don’t receive an email, we have not received your materials.

Deadline and Notification

  • The deadline for the scholarship application is June 11, 2018, 12 a.m. CT.
  • The selected participants will be notified via email by June 29, 2018.

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 (800) 274-2237, ext. 4103.


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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.