The Family Medicine Interest Group is an on-campus organization comprised of students interested in a career in the specialty of family medicine. The Kansas Academy of Family Physicians provides some financial support.The goals of FMIG are:
For the past ten years, FMIG has hosted a Doc for a Day workshop, for high school students from Wichita and the surrounding area who are interested in a career in medicine. Activities include a procedure workshop, introduction to obstetrics, discussion of careers in the medical field and tips for getting into medical school. Refreshments will be provided and each participant will receive a t-shirt with registration.
Click here for pictures from the latest workshop.
Officers for 2012-2013 are:
Nathan NorrisKysha Totten
Lan LyIsaac Johnston
Stephanie ShieldsWhitney Weixelman
Taylor NeffJimmie Stewart
For more information about FMIG contact:
Choosing a Specialty - a poem by a former FMIG officer, Chris Best, winner of the 1997 "George E. 'Ned' Burket" senior student award in Family Medicine at KUSM-W. He is a graduate of the Family Medicine Residency Program at Lincoln Medical Education Foundation, Lincoln Nebraska.
The University of Kansas School of Medicine - Wichita
For more information contact: The Department of Family and Community Medicine
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