This section is a centralized location for accessing STFM resources available to all family medicine faculty in residency programs and medical schools. Within this section, you will find resources to help you with your teaching, mentoring, and evaluation of medical residents and students.
The Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors (AFMRD) and Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) are in the midst of a multi-year collaborative to build an online repository of competency-based curriculum, organized by post-graduate year. The new Residency Curriculum Resource comprises learning and teaching tools for the core content of family medicine education.
Interact with family medicine educators from across the United States.
Get tips, techniques, and tools to help your program meet ACGME accreditation requirements. Streamline processes, train your faculty, empower your residency coordinator, use technology for accreditation support, and create a culture of assessment and performance improvement.
In addition to the most current immunization recommendations, Shots Immunizations includes all of the content included in the annual printed schedules published by the CDC plus supplemental text, graphics, and commentary from immunization experts. Immunization schedules are displayed in an easy-to-navigate format. A product of the STFM Group on Immunization, Shots Immunizations is available online and through mobile applications.
Smiles for Life is the nation’s only comprehensive oral health curriculum. Developed by the STFM Group on Oral Health, the online and downloadable curriculum emphasizes the role of primary care clinicians in the promotion of oral health. Each downloadable module includes a 45-minute presentation, annotated presenter notes, companion videos, an implementation guide, ACGME-formatted educational objectives, test questions, and a list of high quality text resources.
Define and develop a more effective third-year clerkship. The online curriculum includes core content and competencies, learning objectives, assessment tools, educational strategies, and role definitions.
shared, online library contains an extensive collection of resources
uploaded by family medicine educators who are tired of “reinventing the
wheel” every time they need curriculum or presentations. The library
also offers powerful collaborative tools for educators through its
listserves and webspaces/wikis.
STFM has created two documents to help preceptors and other educators working with students. The preceptor guidelines help preceptors with EHRs work effectively with students. The position statement assists preceptors and other educators when engaging compliance officers or organizations in discussions about the need for medical students to work meaningfully with electronic medical records.
Recruit, train, and retain preceptors. Teaching Physician is an online resource that streamlines training, answers questions, and communicates regularly with preceptors on your behalf. It’s a unique perk for both your program and your preceptors.
Webspaces/Wikis are used by STFM Groups as collaborative work areas to develop curricula, highlight best practices, provide resource collections, or share meeting materials.