The Lynn and Joan Carmichael STFM Recognition Award honors an STFM member or nonmember for outstanding
leadership in advancing family medicine as a discipline. The nominee's
achievements and activities should be clearly recognized as enhancing
or supporting family medicine education by improving resources available
for its support, by defense or support of its objectives, or by
other notable service to the discipline. Such achievements should
have had significance at a national level.
In screening nominations, the Communications Committee will rank
candidates according to their achievements and
activities that have
- supported STFM aims and principles,
- advanced family medicine as a discipline, and
- had national impact on family medicine education.
- A nominator who is an STFM member
- A statement from the nominator citing the nominee's accomplishments
and activities that warrant consideration for the STFM award
- Up to three additional letters of support from both the nominee's
home institution (or agency) and from a regional or nationally
placed reference, addressing the nominee's national or regional
contribution to family medicine
- Curriculum vitae of the nominee
Complete nomination form and compile nomination requirements send electronically to Jan Cartwright, by October 17, 2016.
The STFM Communications Committee will screen the nominations, and the STFM Board of Directors will make the final selections. Recipients for this award will be honored during STFM's Annual Spring Conference in Minneapolis, May 5-9, 2017. The award winner will receive travel support up to $2,000, a commemorative award, and a complimentary registration to the STFM Annual Spring Conference.
Nomination Form (Word doc)