Being a Family Physician

AAFP Resources
What is Family Medicine?
Balancing Medical School Debt with Family Physician Career  
Supporting URM Students
Finding Financial Support 
Connecting students with Support & Mentorship

Links to first-hand experiences shared by Midwest family physicians

What Can You Do with Family Medicine? (recorded 5/16/2024) Featuring four Illinois family physicians with unique jobs where family medicine training is ideal! From the Illinois AFP

Illinois AFP Geriatrics Member Interest Group Webinars
-Part 1:  The 5 Ms of Caring for Older Adults (recording from 1/31/2024)
-Part 2: Careers in Caring for Older Adults (Recorded Feb. 13, 2024) 

Illinois AFP - New Physicians AND New Parents 2023 webinar Recording and Slides 
Handout from 2023 FMM (Parents at Every Stage of Medicine)

Carl E. Lambert, Jr. MD, FAAFP - Rush Family Medicine in Chicago.  As told to the AMA.
Brittani James, MD (2019 plenary presenter) on WTTW on structural racism in health care
Illinois new physicians on Contracting Issues and Transitioning from Resident to Attending (March 9, 2021) website includes resources and a recording of the virtual panel presentation. 

Podcast on Community Family Medicine with Obstetrics featuring Kristina Dakis, MD of Gibson City, Ill.