Archive | Medical Students & Residents


UNC’s Dr. Victoria Boggiano Elected as AAFP Alternate Resident Delegate for 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Victoria Boggiano, MPH, on her recent election as Alternate Delegate to the AAFP Congress of Delegates at last month’s National Conference. A second-year resident at UNC, Dr. Boggiano earned her medical degree at the Stanford School of Medicine and her Master’s in Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley. In her […]

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Two NCAFP Residents Selected for AAFP’s Emerging Leaders Institute

The AAFP Foundation’s competitive leadership development program has selected two residents from North Carolina to participate in the Family Medicine Leads’ Emerging Leader Institute. Brad Thompson, MD, Cone Health, and Rana Alkhaldi, MD, UNC, both rising second-year residents and are among the 30 scholars selected to participate in the program’s fifth cohort. Scholars will attend […]

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NC AHEC Selected for National Pilot Project to Address Training Needs of Medical Students

The North Carolina Area Health Education Centers program was one of fifteen sites selected by the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine to participate in a national pilot project called “Building Better Clinical Training Experiences: A Learning Collaborative.” The project will feature Family Medicine departments across the state collaborating on processes and resources to reduce […]

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2019 Match Totals Show Continued National Growth for Family Medicine

Family Medicine notched another year of growth in this year’s Match, raising the total number of positions offered by 313 positions. The achievement marks a full decade of year-over-year growth for the specialty. Close to home, North Carolina’s residency programs had another strong year, with all community- and university-based programs filling 100% of their available […]

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North Carolina’s 12th Annual Family Medicine Day a Tremendous Success!

A record 115 medical students representing twelve medical schools and eight states attended the 12th Annual Family Medicine Day in Durham on Saturday, March 9th. The much-anticipated event brought together medical students and residency programs from across North Carolina and nearby states. The day was filled with skills development and building connections with family physicians […]

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Blue Cross North Carolina Announces $750,000 Investment in NCAFP’s Student Programs

Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) announced that it will invest $750,000 in the NCAFP’s medical student programs over the next three years, with the aim of helping tackle the state’s shortage of primary care physicians. Estimates currently show that North Carolina will require another 1,500 family physicians in the next decade. “We […]

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North Carolina Family Medicine Residents and Students Lead the Way with Leadership Projects and More at the 2018 AAFP National Conference

An incredible 5,200 medical students, residents & faculty members descended on Kansas City, MO, during the first week of August at the AAFP National Conference for Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students. Our chapter sent another strong contingency to KC with nearly 30 students and dozens of residents. However, this year many of our own […]

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Campbell University’s Erin Clark Presents Research at 2018 National Conference

Attendees at this week’s National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students will have a chance to hear Campbell University’s Erin Clark (MS-3) present a session on how to present yourself and your organization. Clark is also participating in the AAFP Foundation’s Family Medicine Leads Emerging Leaders Institute and will present research to conference […]

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