Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG)

Wayne State University School of Medicine prides itself on having an active Family Medicine Interest Group.  The goals of this organization are to introduce students to the breadth and depth of the specialty of family medicine and provide innovative clinical and educational programs for those students interested in a career in family medicine.  Joining this organization provides free membership to the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Family Physician Journal, entry to national and state conferences and access to family physicians across the USA.  WSU FMIG hosts variety of interesting programs throughout the year covering a broad array of family medicine specialty topics.  Free food and beverages accompany all programs which are tailored for every level of training.  There are no dues or obligations. FMIG is a group that works for you. In order to participate in FMIG activities we ask that, when the topics are posted on the FMIG board that you sign up
View National FMIG information.

Partial list of recent programs:

  • Making Friends With ERAS (For those applying into family medicine residency programs
  • Making Friends With Your Match List (For those who have applied to family medicine residency programs)
  • Post-Match Panel Discussion (with Year 4 students who matched into family medicine residency programs)
  • Family Medicine Resident Panel (with family medicine residents from local programs)
  • Clinical Skills Night (local family physicians and residents provide hands-on training in family medicine procedures)
  • Practicing Obstetrics in Family Medicine (Presented by a family medicine physicians who practices obstetrics)
  • Practicing Sports Medicine in Family Medicine
  • Geriatrics in Family Medicine
  • The Life of a Family Physician

For more information, please contact:
Lisa Blackwell
Family Medicine Student Program Project Assistant
Phone: 313-577-0878