Advocacy

Advocacy Resources and Key Issues

Become an Advocate for Family Medicine Education

You can make a difference for yourself, your department, your community, and your learners by advocating for programs that support family medicine education and research. Educate legislators on the value of primary care and encourage them to support expansion of a well-trained family medicine workforce. Preparation is key to becoming an effective advocate. Use these tips and resources to get ready.

Key Issues and Legislation

Questions?

Get informed and get involved. Contact Hope Wittenberg, STFM Director of Government Relations, to let us know how we can advocate for you and to find out how you can be an advocate for your profession.

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800.274.7928

Email: stfmoffice@stfm.org 

 

Deadlines

October 1: Applications due for STFM/MEDICC Trip to Cuba

October 14: Nominations are due for Committee Openings 

October 15: Nominations are due for the STFM Innovative Program AwardSTFM Advocate Award, STFM Humanism Award, STFM Excellence in Education Award, and the Lynn and Joan Carmichael STFM Recognition Award

December 2: Applications are due for Foundation Trustee Openings