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 

 

Events

August 24-28 (rescheduled): STFM Annual Spring Conference

September 13-15: STFM Conference on Practice & Quality Improvement

 

 

Deadlines

March 27-May 31: Free Access to Residency Curriculum Resource for All Family Medicine Residency Programs

May 15: Application for the Family Medicine Assistant Editor Position Due

May 31-June 26: Application Period for STFM Foundation Student Scholarships

June 1: Applications Due for the H Winter Griffith Resident Award

June 1: Nominations Due for the FPM Award for Practice Improvement

June 16: Proposals Due for the Conference on Medical Student Education