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Behavioral Science/Family Systems Educator Fellowship Class of 2015-2016 Announced

January 15, 2015—The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine is pleased to announce the seventh Behavioral Science/Family Systems Educator Fellowship class. The class includes 16 fellows representing family medicine residency programs and departments from across the United States. This group will begin their yearlong fellowship at the STFM Annual Spring Conference, held April 25-29 in Orlando.

The Class of 2015-2016 includes:

  • Vidush Athyal, MD, MPH, FAAFAP, Kaiser Permanente San Diego Family Medicine Residency
  • Allison Bickett, MS, Carolinas Health Care System/Elizabeth Family Medicine Residency, Charlotte, NC
  • Hugh Blumenfeld, MD, PhD, University of Connecticut Family Medicine Residency, Hartford, CT
  • Wendi K. Born, PhD, University of Kansas
  • Kelly Brey Love, PhD, Lincoln Family Medicine Residency, Lincoln, NE
  • Amber Lee Cadick, PhD, Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency, Terre Haute, IN
  • Heidi Charron, LCPC, University of Illinois
  • Emilee J. Delbridge, PhD, LMFT, University of Indiana
  • Deepu V. George, PhD, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Family Medicine Residency, Edinburg, TX
  • Christopher M. Haymaker, PhD, Northeast Iowa Family Practice Center, Waterloo, IA
  • Juan Carlos Ramos-Ayes, PhD, Lawrence Family Medicine Residency, Lawrence, MA
  • Jennifer S. Robahm, PhD, Family Medicine Residency of Western Montana, Missoula, MT
  • Lynn M. Rogers, LSW, Altoona Family Physicians, Altoona, PA
  • Allison Seavey, LCSW, St. Marks Family Medicine Residency Program, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Jessica Selvin, PsyD, Contra Costa Regional Family Medicine Residency, Martinez, CA
  • Grace Ann Wilson, PhD, Great Plains Family Medicine Residency, Oklahoma City, OK

Fellowship Director Julie Schirmer, LCSW, MSW, will lead the class through a competitive, yearlong program where fellows complete a professional development plan that builds upon the fundamentals of behavioral science education. Fellows will also build a strong mentoring relationship with seasoned behavioral science/family systems educators who will meet with fellows regularly and assist in the fellows' individual scholarly projects. The class will present their scholarly projects and be recognized at the 2016 STFM Annual Spring Conference, held April 30-May 4, 2016 in Minneapolis, MN. 

Applications for the 2016-2017 class will open in November. For more information visit the Behavioral Science/Family Systems Educator Fellowship webpage. 

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