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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 

  • Scientific Review Committee – ACPM is seeking Full, Associate and Fellow members to review scientific abstracts submitted for the annual meeting, to be held May 20-23, 2019 in Pittsburgh. Interested members should complete a volunteer form by December 15. Please select Scientific Review Committee as your first track preference and the track you would like to review as your second.  
  • Conference Planning Committee – The Conference Planning Committee is seeking volunteers to help plan ACPM's annual meeting ACPM members with an interest in contributing to the scientific focus and logistics are encouraged to complete the volunteer form on the conference website at their earliest convenience.
  • Resident Network Liaisons – The Resident Physician Section (RPS) is seeking one resident from each Preventive Medicine residency program to increase awareness of undergraduate and graduate medical education opportunities among residency training programs, to maximize local stature and enhance national networking opportunities in the field of preventive medicine. Interested individuals should apply at their earliest convenience.
  • 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 complete the interest form.
  • Healthy Aging Special Interest Group – A new special interest group to address issues in healthy aging is being organized by ACPM members. ACPM members with an interest in the topic and participating in the group are encouraged to complete the interest form.

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!

External Opportunities

  • Healthy People 2030 – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is soliciting written comments—including those from members of the public—on the proposed objectives for Healthy People 2030. HHS is looking for input on the proposed Core, Developmental, and Research objectives, and also welcomes proposed new objectives. The public comment period will end January 17. 
  • Call for Practice Papers – The Health Promotion Practice journal has issued a call for papers on program- and policy-oriented research, application of conceptual frameworks, and evaluation of evidence-based interventions that advance the art and science of health promotion and disease prevention. Several areas of interest are identified in the call. Submissions are being accepted on a rolling basis through December 31 for published online and in print in 2019.
  • Preventive Medicine Fellowships – The ACPM Resident Physician Section (RPS) maintains a list of fellowships for graduating preventive medicine residents. Review the list if you or a colleague are looking for an opportunity. We also encourage members and institutions offering a fellowship to upcoming graduates to contact RPS officers.

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 Ben 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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