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2017 STFM Student Scholars Announced

September 14, 2016—The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine is pleased to announce its selection for the STFM Conference on Medical Student Education Student Scholarship Award. This award highlights students who have an interest in family medicine and have potential for an academic career.

The 2017 STFM Student Scholars are:

  • Karishma Dara, University of Rochester School of Medicine
  • Sara Dunham, University of Utah
  • Jennifer Edge, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary
  • Sarah Fortin, University of Connecticut
  • Thomas  Golden, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • John  Heafner, Saint Louis University
  • Kenneth Herring, UNC School of Medicine, Charlotte
  • Annie Le, University of California, Riverside
  • Hannah Moser, Rush University Medical Center
  • Molly  Olson, Des Moines University -COM
  • Daphne Olson, University of New Mexico School of Medicine
  • Yeri Park, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
  • Kristin  Prewitt, USF Health Family Medicine
  • Cristina Rabaza, University of Florida
  • Darian Roberts, Northeast Ohio Medical University
  • LaTraia Scott 2nd Lt, Uniformed Services University
  • Nam Thai, University of California
  • Mary Abigail (Molly) Warren, Georgetown University
  • Alexa Waters, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Victoria Boggiano, Stanford University of School of Medicine

The 20 scholars were chosen from a pool of applicants by the STFM Medical Student Education Committee. The scholars were nominated by their faculty member and submitted both a personal statement and an abstract for a poster presentation. They will present their poster and receive recognition at the 2017 STFM Conference on Medical Student Education, February 9-12, 2017 in Anaheim, CA.

Each scholar will receive a $1,000 ($500 from STFM and $500 from the scholar's family medicine department), an STFM membership, and a complimentary registration to attend the STFM Conference on Medical Student Education. The target school student—a student at a school without a family medicine department—will receive a $1,000, ($500 provided by STFM and an additional $500 which is provided by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP).

The Medical Student Education Committee would like to thank the 2016 Conference on Medical Student Education attendees who generously donated $3,440 to the STFM Foundation to support this program and the AAFP for its support of the target school scholar.

For more information about the scholarship, visit the Student Scholars page.

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