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STFM National Clerkship Curriculum Fellowship

This fellowship for faculty with 5 or more years of experience in family medicine student education provides a longitudinal exposure to the STFM National Clerkship Curriculum (NCC). The fellow evaluates the use of existing resources for enhanced clerkship application, researches and identifies new and innovative curricula, and serves as an ambassador for NCC by attending conferences, presenting new information, and collaborating with the NCC Editorial Board. By completion of this program, fellows gain significant scholarly experience in research, curricular writing, and reviewing. 

Fellow Expectations 

  • Identify curricular content for the NCC website, with particular emphasis on locating exemplary resources needed to fill content gaps
  • Assist with NCC Editorial Board conference submissions
  • Coordinate calls for submissions
  • Review submissions
  • Engage in strategic planning 
  • Create and implement a process for review of existing curricular materials and make recommendations to the board for removal of material as needed
  • Attend conferences and special events
  • Participate as a member of the Editorial Board
  • Attend all of the Editorial Board meetings (approximately 5 telemeetings annually, 2 in-person at conferences, and potentially 1 stand-alone meeting)
  • Participate in special projects as assigned by STFM staff and NCC Editorial board

Eligibility Criteria

Current STFM NCC Editorial Board members and interested STFM members with 5 or more years of experience with family medicine student education 

Time Commitment

The 1-year fellowship, with the potential for a 2nd year, requires dedicated time for intensive research and solicitation of additional resources for the NCC website. The fellow will travel to the STFM Conference on Medical Student Education, the STFM Annual Spring Conference, and one stand-alone NCC Editorial Board meeting. 


In lieu of a stipend or salary reimbursement, this fellowship includes:

  • Paid conference registration fees to the STFM Medical Student Education Conference and the STFM Annual Spring Conference during the fellowship year
  • Hotel accommodations and meals (4 days, 3 nights for MSE Conference and 5 days, 4 nights for the Annual Spring Conference, and 1 day, 2 nights for stand-alone NCC Editorial Board Meeting)
  • Travel support (airfare and ground transportation) to the conferences/NCC Board meetings


For assistance contact Dana Greco.

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