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The Nebraska Academy of Family Physicians is here to support you through your residency, as a new physician, and throughout your Family Medicine career. Through conferences, scholarships and leadership opportunities, NAFP helps residents of Family Medicine access the resources they need to make their future practices great. As a member of NAFP, residents have the opportunity to participate in NAFP activities; network with the family physician community; and receive NAFP publications. In addition, leadership opportunities for residents exist to get involved in NAFP and the AAFP. 

Leadership in the Nebraska Academy of Family Physicians

Resident Director
The Resident Director serves on the Nebraska Academy of Family Physicians Board of Directors. Each residency program may nominate one resident from their program to run on the ballot for this position. If you are interested, please contact your residency director or Liz Simon Fidone, (402) 505-9198 for more information.  
Student/Resident Research Presentation
Each year at the Nebraska Academy of Family Physicians Annual Meeting and Scientific Assembly, there are opportunities for residents to make presentations through the Student/Resident Research Project. The 74th ASA Meeting will take place on March 24-26, 2022. The poster presentations will most likely take place on Friday, March 25, 2022. Poster proposals are due to the NAFP office in January 2022. Please check back under the Education/CME tab on our website for more details in November 2021.

Leadership in the American Academy of Family Physicians

Elected and Appointed Leadership Positions
The American Academy of Family Physicians highly values the contributions made by Family Medicine residents and medical students and recognizes the importance of training future leaders of medicine. It is one of the few specialty organizations to actively enlist resident and student members in leadership roles. Visit the AAFP website learn more about AAFP Resident Leadership opportunities

Attend the National Conference to learn about the process of successfully transitioning into practice from residency, meet with future employers, fellowship programs, and network with other residents and practicing physicians, and expand your leadership skills by participating in the Resident Congress. The American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation offers many scholarship opportunities for AAFP members to apply to help cover the expense of attending the National Conference.