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2019 STFM Student Scholars Announced

September 26, 2018—Twenty medical students have been selected 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 2019 STFM Student Scholars are:

  • Rebecca Gieseker, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine
  • Claire Simon, University of Washington
  • Dianna Stade, Tufts University School of Medicine - Maine Medical Center Track
  • David S. Wang, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, McGovern Medical School
  • Supreetha Gubbala, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Mackenzie Whitesell Garcia, University of Colorardo School of Medicine
  • Cooper Feild, University of Utah School of Medicine
  • Emily Endres, University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine
  • Serena Liu, Keck School of Medicine of USC
  • Andre Scarlato, University of Minnesota Medical School
  • Lindsay Thimming, Georgetown University of School of Medicine
  • Michelle Scheurich, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
  • Claire R. Barton, Frank J. Netter MD School of Medicine, Quinnipiac Univesity
  • Holly Carnell Perez, University of Florida
  • Renee Brumbaugh, Northeast Ohio Medical University
  • Stephanie Zhou, University of Toronto
  • Leora Aquino, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
  • Jessica K. Li , Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
  • Michael Gabriel, Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, Florida Atlantic University
  • Raed Ismail Narvel, Herbert Werthein College of Medicine - Florida International Unversity

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 2018 STFM Conference on Medical Student Education, January 31-February 3, 2019 in Jacksonville, FL.

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 STFM Foundation is supporting additional scholarships for underrepresented in medicine students. 

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

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