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Behavioral Science/Family Systems Educator Fellowship Class of 2015 Announced

January 11, 2014—The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine is pleased to announce the upcoming Behavioral Science/Family Systems Educator Fellowship class. The class includes 16 fellows representing family medicine residency programs and departments from across the US. This group will begin their yearlong fellowship at the STFM Annual Spring Conference, held May 3-7 in San Antonio, TX.

The Class of 2015 includes:

  • James Anderson, PhD, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • Francis Chu, MD, Kaiser Permanente Riverside Family Medicine Residency, Riverside, CA
  • Emma Guerrero, LCSW, PIP, Family Care Specialists, Los Angeles, CA
  • Kimberly Hart, PhD, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford, Rockford, IL
  • Cynthia Kim, MSW, Mid-Hudson Family Medicine Residency Program, Kingston, NY
  • Mark Krautheim, PhD, ProMedica Toledo Hospital Family Medicine Residency, Toledo, OH
  • Marisa Lelia, LMSW, MA, Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, Bronx, NY
  • Meredith Lewis, LCSW, PIP, UAB Huntsville Family Medicine Program, Huntsville, AL
  • Lynnea Lindsey, PhD, MSCP, Samaritan Family Medicine Residency Program, Corvallis, OR
  • Matt Martin, PhD, Duke/Southern Regional AHEC,  Fayetteville, NC
  • Elise Morris, MD, Providence Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program, Colmar Manor, MD
  • Candance Norcott, PhD, Cook County-Loyola-Provident Family Medicine Residency Program, Chicago, IL
  • Jennifer Ranton, MD, St Luke's Family Medicine Residency Program, Bethleham, PA
  • Della Rees, PhD, Henry Ford Hospital/Wayne State School of Medicine, Detroit, MI
  • Randy Stinnet, PsyD, Loma Linda Unviersity Family Medicine Residency Program,  Loma Linda, CA
  • Kathleen Young, PhD, MPH, Albany Medical College of Medicine, Albany, NY

Fellowship Director Julie Schirmer, MSW, will lead the class through a competitive, yearlong program where fellows actively participate in a professional development plan that builds upon the fundamentals of behavioral science education. Fellows will also build a strong mentoring relationship with nine seasoned behavioral science/family systems educators who will meet with fellows regularly and assist in the fellows' individual scholarly projects.

The class of 2015 will present their scholarly projects and be recognized at the 2015 STFM Annual Spring Conference, held April 25-29 in Orlando, FL.

For more information about the fellowship, visit the Behavioral Science/Family Systems Educator Fellowship webpage.

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