Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG)

Mission Statement

Our mission is to inspire interest and develop understanding of family medicine and primary care among medical students through advocacy, community service and leadership development.

Adopted by FMIG leaders June 2004

About FMIG

FMIG works to increase student awareness of and promote family medicine as a career opportunity. Students involved with UK’s FMIG work closely with the department of family and community medicine to schedule and host monthly presentations aimed at increasing exposure to practicing physicians specializing in Family Medicine, providing guidance and mentorship on the path to family medicine and addressing important issues facing in primary care.

The FMIG group meets every second Tuesday (except during December/January) and topics are announced in advance to the medical class by email from the student leaders.

Elections are held every April.

Current student leadership group:

  • Presidents: Kirsten Richards
  • Vice President: Maggie Roe
  • Secretary: Haley Dickens
  • Treasurer: Tayla New Oglesby
  • Community Service: Grace Flanagan
  • Workshop: Amanada White
  • RPLP Representative: Bradley Firchow
  • Faculty Advisors: Kevin Pearce, MD, MPH