The PSM Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) is a student-run
organization with rotating leadership from members of the MS2 class
each year. The Department of Family Medicine & Community Medicine
provides support for the group including the assignment of a faculty
advisor, Dr. Francisco Torres Lozada.
The group holds a number of meetings each year focused on issues
relating to Family Medicine. It gives students with a common
interest an opportunity to consider topics such as, "What is Family
Medicine", "Balancing a Career and Family in Medicine", and "Which
Primary Care Discipline is For Me?"
Look in the Bulletin Board for a listing of upcoming
FMIG is a national organization and you will want to check out
Family Medicine Interest Group Web site
Virtual FMIG is an online resource
designed to provide information that is relevant at Modeled after
successful campus Family Medicine Interest Groups (FMIGs).
Virtual FMIG provides information and resources that empower the
student to explore the discipline of family medicine through
topics such as career choice, role models, leadership
development, "The Match," residency, clinical resources,
technology, and much more for each point in your medical
of Family Practice Residency Programs
This is a searchable database of all family practice residency
programs in the United States. The directory provides information
on program size and structure, required rotations, faculty to
student ratio, call schedule and more.
AAFP's National Conference of Family Practice Residents and Medical
The National Conference is a great opportunity to visit with residency
representatives and to explore your options. Each year, over 300
residency programs from across the U.S. exhibit at this meeting.