Seeking A Mentor? Are you an undergraduate student or post-baccalaureate graduate with a strong interest in Family Medicine, and want to learn more by shadowing a family physician?
Want to be a Mentor?Do you believe in Family Medicine? Why not share your experience with a young person considering medicine? The mentorship opportunities through the WAFP mentorship program take very little time, and the experience will leave you re-energized about being a family physician!
PRE-MED STUDENT MENTORSHIP PROGRAMThe program is flexible and designed to give the student and physician mentor the ability to customize the experience so that it meets the interests and needs of the student while enabling the mentor to volunteer for what is realistic in the context of his/her practice. The mentorship can be a phone conversation, a meeting for coffee or a meal, or a more comprehensive series of shadowing experiences. The point of the program is to facilitate one-on-one communications between a family physician and interested student.
HOW TO PARTICIPATESTUDENTS: If you are interested in applying for a mentorship opportunity, please complete the online mentorship interest form. You will receive a follow-up email from WAFP with a full application and further instructions.PHYSICIANS: If you would like to provide mentor support, please complete the online mentor interest survey, and you will be added to our list of potential mentors.
INTEREST FORMSPre-Med Students DEADLINESPre-Med Mentorship applications are evaluated and matched on a quarterly basis. If you miss the deadline, your application will be considered in the following quarter.
Dates of Student Mentorship
April - June
July - September
October - November
January - March
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