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Career Development


Get recognized for your achievements or nominate a colleague. STFM offers recognition awards for leadership, research, teaching, innovation, practice improvement, advocacy, and service to family medicine education. Fellowships and scholarships are also available.

Behavioral Science/Family Systems Educator Fellowship

This competitive, yearlong fellowship is for family medicine faculty who have responsibility for coordinating or teaching the behavioral science/family systems curriculum in departments or residencies.

Emerging Leaders Fellowship

The yearlong Emerging Leaders Fellowship offers training, tools, and support for new faculty and those who are transitioning to leadership roles.

Leading Change Fellowship: Interprofessional Transformational Leadership

The yearlong Leading Change Fellowship offers interprofessional teams an experiential curriculum providing skills and resources to enable transformation of a family medicine teaching practice.

Medical Student Educators Development Institute

MSEDI is a yearlong comprehensive learning experience to advance careers in medical student education.

STFM Fellowship in Medical Journalism

This fellowship program for new faculty members will provide a 1-year experience in medical journalism with the editorial and publishing teams at Family Medicine. Fellows, after completion of this program, will significantly improve their skills in writing, reviewing, and editing scientific papers; these basic scholarly skills will make them better teachers and leaders. 


Use STFM's job site, Family Medicine Careers, to find qualified candidates for open positions or to search for opportunities to take your career to the next level.

Membership Directory (members only)

Interact with family medicine educators from across the United States.

Fellowship Directory

Visit the AAFP website to search for family medicine fellowship opportunities.

Family Medicine Leadership Development Opportunities

Find leadership development opportunities for all career stages that are sponsored by family medicine organizations

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