Key Initiatives

Preceptor Expansion Initiative

STFM is leading a multi-year interprofessional, interdisciplinary initiative to address the shortage of high-quality clinical training sites for students. 

Aims

  • Decrease the percentage of primary care clerkship directors who report difficulty finding clinical preceptor sites
  • Increase the percentage of students completing clerkships at high-functioning sites

Five tactic teams, under the direction of an Oversight Committee, are implementing projects to meet the aims.

This initiative stemmed from Family Medicine for America’s Health’s Workforce Education and Development Core Team’s task to identify, develop, and disseminate resources for community preceptors. The work is being funded by the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, the American Board of Family Medicine Foundation, and the Physician Assistant Education Association.

Contact Us

11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway

Leawood, KS 66211

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