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Resources for Residents

STFM Scholarships and Awards

Awards and scholarships are available for family medicine residents.

Online Learning

Advocacy Course

This free online course, which takes less than an hour to complete, provides skills and practical strategies for advocating for and promoting the value of family medicine.

Faculty for Tomorrow Webinars

This series of free webinars gives an introduction to academic family medicine to residents, fellows, and new faculty.

STFM Resource Library

Log in and get access to an extensive collection of conference slides, PowerPoint presentations, learning modules, and more.

Shots by AAFP/STFM
Shots Immunizations by AAFP/STFM 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. Download the free app from your app store.

Scholarly Activity

Peer-Reviewed Reports in Family Medicine Research (PRiMER)

Peer-reviewed Reports in Medical Education Research (PRiMER) is STFM’s open access journal, with a focus on mentoring new researchers.  PRiMER publishes original research briefs relevant to education in family medicine and closely related areas. Submit your scholarly work.

Opportunities for National Presentations
STFM welcomes abstract submissions from residents in all categories for all of our conferences. We have designated opportunities for:

Family Medicine
Resident members of STFM receive a subscription to Family Medicine, the official peer-reviewed journal of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine. Family Medicine publishes original research, systematic reviews, narrative essays, and policy analyses relevant to the discipline of family medicine, with a focus on primary care medical education, health workforce policy, and health services research.

Career Development

Leadership Opportunity 
Serve on the STFM Board of Directors and Graduate Medical Education Committee. The STFM Board includes one resident member who are elected at the AAFP National Conference. The resident member of the Board also serves a term on the STFM Graduate Medical Education Committee.

Family Medicine Careers

Ready to begin your career? Start your job search here.

Residency Faculty Fundamentals Certificate Program

This program includes online, self-led courses with assignments to provide foundational training for those who teach residents. Completion of the track requires approximately 25 hours and covers:

  • The structure and requirements of residency education
  • How to be an effective and efficient faculty member
  • The nuts and bolts of curriculum development and teaching
  • Strategies for assessment, feedback, and remediation of residents


Glossary of Terms and Acronyms

Get definitions and learn about organizations involved in family medicine.

Community Building

Blog Posts by Residents
Read what other family medicine residents are saying and submit your own post for our blog.

One of the greatest benefits of STFM membership is the opportunity to network and collaborate with others to address special interests and work toward common goals. STFM CONNECT, an online hub for Collaboratives, Special Project Teams, and Discussion Forums is the place to start if you’re interested in connecting and collaborating.

Twitter Chats

#STFMchat is a monthly Twitter chat where those interested in academic family medicine can come together to discuss important topics. The chats are hosted on the last Wednesday of every month at 7 pm CT.

STFM Membership Directory

As an STFM member, you can access the member directory with profiles and contact infomration for thousands of family medicine educators, residents, and students.


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