Call for STFM Podcast Host With a Focus on Underrepresented in Medicine Residents

February 1, 2021—STFM is now accepting applications for a host for a new STFM podcast focusing on career advice for Underrepresented in Medicine (URM) residents.

The URM Initiative Faculty Pipeline work group is developing a podcast series that will explore the academic track for family medicine residents with a particular focus on the unique perspectives and experiences of URM learners and faculty. Sample topics will include academic advancement and CV advice, contract negotiation, implicit bias in medicine, writing a good poster presentation, and how to chart a leadership career path.

Host responsibilities include:

  • Spending approximately 1.5 hours per episode recording approximately 20 planned episodes during the next 1.5 years
  • Corresponding as needed with podcast guests selected by the URM Pipeline work group
  • Preparing for each episode with background research and episode outlines

STFM will provide logistical, technical, and administrative support, as well as a $1,000 honorarium.

To apply, please submit the following to Rusty Nail at by February 22:

  1. Letter of interest including your relevant experiences in
    1. Medical or residency faculty positions
    2. Relevant scholarly or service work
    3. Particular interest in the work of the URM Initiative and this podcast
  2. A biosketch or brief CV

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