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Volunteer Opportunities

The lifeblood of ACPM is the work of the many members who volunteer their time, expertise, and knowledge to the College. Enhance your career while advancing Preventive Medicine and ACPM!

Below is a listing of open and general volunteer opportunities available to ACPM members. Learn more about each and follow application instructions. Most applications can be submitted by completing the interest form at the bottom of this page.

Volunteers wanted: help now!

ACPM Groups

  • Healthy Aging Special Interest Group – A new special interest group to address issues in healthy aging is being organized by ACPM members.The first meeting will be held on Thursday, May 24 at Preventive Medicine 2018.
  • Medical Student Section – ACPM is seeking motivated ACPM student members to participate on the Medical Student Section. Duties include acting as a sounding board for ACPM initiatives, representing the College and preventive medicine on your university campus, and disseminating important preventive medicine resources as needed. Commitment is for one year. Second year medical students are encouraged to apply, but all are welcome! To apply, complete the interest form. 
  • Global Preventive Medicine Special Interest Group – A new special interest group to address issues in global health is being organized by ACPM members. Those with an interest in the topic are encouraged to participate in an upcoming webinar and complete the interest form at your earliest convenience.

Members may complete the interest form join one of ACPM's committees, sections, academies, or special interest groups. Most groups are open to all members and appointments are typically made in conjunction with the annual meeting. Watch for future calls for volunteers!

Preventive Medicine 2018

  • Wellness Session Leaders – ACPM is seeking volunteers to lead one of three wellness activity sessions throughout Preventive Medicine 2018. Engage your fellow attendees by practicing preventive medicine through exercise. Complete the wellness volunteer form by April 11 to express your interest. Please contact Jessica Bradshaw (jbradshaw@acpm.org) with any questions.
  • Poster / Abstract Judges – ACPM is seeking judges to review scientific posters and oral abstracts at Preventive Medicine 2018. Reviewers must be registered for the meeting, complete training to serve as a judge, and attend all required dates and sessions. Residents and medical students are not eligible to serve as judges. Apply using the interest form below.
  • Blues Musicians – ACPM is seeking members who are blues musicians to play at a new session format at Preventive Medicine 2018. The session will take place in a blues club setting and will feature music and conversations interspersed with short talks. To be considered, please complete the interest form and send a short video of you playing individually or as part of a group to Jessica Bradshaw.

Preventive Medicine 2018 will be held May 23-26, 2018, in Chicago, IL. For additional information, please visit the meeting website.

External Opportunities

  • U.S. Preventive Services Task Force – The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is accepting nominations for new members to join the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). Review their solicitation for nominations for information about the USPSTF, qualifications for appointees, and the nomination process. AHRQ is requesting nominations by May 15. Accepted candidates will serve a 4-year term starting January 2019. ACPM members interested in an endorsement should complete the request for endorsement form by April 13. Those who submit a request will be notified by May 7 if they were chosen for an endorsement from ACPM.

Interest Form

Complete and submit the below form to apply for a volunteer opportunity offered by or in conjunction with ACPM. If you have any questions, contact Benjamin Butz. Thank you for your interest.

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All applications and placements are subject to fulfillment of eligibility requirements and committee chair approval in relevant opportunities.
Some ACPM committees and groups are not listed above due to specific bylaws or policy requirements regarding the selection of volunteers.

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