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Interested in Serving on an STFM Committee?

STFM is accepting applications for the following committees in 2018:

  • Graduate Medical Education Committee—3 positions
    Provides insight and resources to address the issues and needs of family medicine residency educators and their programs.
  • Research Committee—3 positions (1 fellow)
    Reviews research submissions for the Annual Spring Conference and promotes the continued development of researchers and research activities in family medicine.
  • Program Committee2 positions
    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—3 positions
    Oversees the publications of the Society including Family MedicinePeer-Reviewed Reports in Medical Education Research (PRiMER), the STFM Messenger, electronic communications (blog, social media, etc), including the website and the STFM Resource Library, and policies related to STFM awards and publications.
  • Conference on Practice Improvement Steering Committee –1 position
    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 Committee members who serve a 3-year term. Travel to attend approximately two in-person meetings per year is expected from committee members; STFM covers travel expenses for those meetings. Conference call meetings are scheduled as needed. 


To apply, complete this application form (Word) and return to Pat Lodge at by October 20, 2017. If you have questions, contact Pat at 800-274-7928, x5402. 


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