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STFM Excellence in Education Award

Designed to honor outstanding teachers, the STFM Excellence in Education Award recognizes an STFM member who has demonstrated excellence in teaching, curriculum development, mentoring, research, or leadership in education at regional or national levels. Nominees must have sustained involvement in family medicine teaching.

Nomination Criteria

The Communications Committee will rate candidates according to

  • contributions recognized at their home institution,
  • regional/national impact of nominee's activities, and 
  • sustained involvement in family medicine education.

Nominations Requirements

  • The nominee must be 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 a former student/resident and a colleague at an institution other than the nominee's home institution, addressing the nominee's national or regional contribution
  • Curriculum vitae of the nominee

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 Toronto, Ontario, Canada, April 27-May 1, 2019. The award winner will receive a commemorative award and complimentary registration to the STFM Annual Spring Conference. 

Complete the nomination form and supporting materials and send electronically with a nomination form to by October 15, 2018.


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