STFM is accepting applications for the following committees in 2017:
- Graduate Medical Education Committee—1 slot
Provides insight and resources to address the issues and needs of family medicine residency educators and their programs.
- Research Committee—4 slots (3 regular, 1 fellow)
Reviews research submissions for the Annual Spring Conference and promotes the continued development of researchers and research activities in family medicine. The fellow position is a 1-year term that is open only to candidates currently in a fellowship program.
- Program Committee—1 slot
The Program Committee reviews submissions and plans the Annual Spring Conference, which serves as a showcase for the latest developments in family medicine education and research.
- Communications Committee—2 slots
Oversees the publications of the Society including Family Medicine, the STFM Messenger, PRIMER, electronic communications, including the website and the STFM Resource Library, and policies related to STFM awards and publications.
on Practice Improvement Steering Committee
This committee has 3-year terms. Reviews submissions and plans the
Conference on Practice Improvement, which engages participants in discussions
about the changing health care landscape, provides steps to redesign practices,
and shares examples of redesigned practices.
This Committee Member Commitment Form outlines expectations of individuals chosen to serve on STFM Committees. Committee members typically serve 2-year terms and are eligible for an additional term, except for the Research Fellow who serves a 1-year term and Conference on Practice Improvement Steering members who serve a 3-year term. Travel to attend approximately two in-person meetings is expected from committee members; STFM will cover travel expenses for those meetings. Conference call meetings will be scheduled as needed.
To apply, complete this application form and return to Pat Lodge at firstname.lastname@example.org by October 13, 2016. If you have have further questions, you may call Pat at 800-274-7928, x5402.