Resident Resources

The MassAFP offers state-specific resources, programing and value to our students and residents, including free and discounted rates to attend all MassAFP sponsored events, opportunities for leadership development, and advocacy as well.

We are here to serve you – whether that be offering you tools and resources needed to transition into practice, provide you with direction about employment opportunities in Massachusetts, or options for additional leadership and advocacy training.

We welcome your membership to the MassAFP!

Get Involved

MassAFP has 1 Resident position on its Board of Directors.


AAFP Student and Resident Leadership Opportunities - an overview of the opportunities to get involved in a leadership position on the national level.

AAFP National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Students - Once a year, family medicine leaders and educators come from across the nation to share their knowledge with Family Medicine residents and medical students.

Committees: We welcome Resident participation on our committees.

Living in Massachusetts

Why Train in Massachusetts?

  • Community-based programs and rural training tracks
  • All programs are based on the traditional values of Family Medicine - continuing, comprehensive, cost-effective, and compassionate care
  • All programs value excellent practice in balance with personal and family life
  • Our Family Medicine Residencies are among the largest and most experienced with new, state-of-the-art designs for team-based care and resident instruction
  • You will be prepared in any setting - in the US or internationally

Debt Management & Scholarships

Debt Management Overview

NHSC's Loan Repayment Program

AMA's Medical Student Debt Management Page

AAFP's Debt Management Guide - The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) offers an online resource for all medical students and residents broken into three key training sections: Before Applying to Medical School, Once You Are Accepted to Medical School and As You Approach Graduation.

The Family Medicine specialty is in high demand. Recognizing the demand for primary care physicians, there are several loan repayment programs that offer funding resources for practicing in underserved areas. These programs include:

Valuable Resident Resources

AAFP Resources for Residents partner site with access to patient handouts

Tools for finding CME opportunities

NCFMR&MS info and registration

AAFP Careers

FoFM detailed summary of project and contributors

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