Advocacy

Advocacy Resources and Key Issues

Become an Advocate for Family Medicine Education

You can make a difference for yourself, your department, your community, and your learners by advocating for programs that support family medicine education and research. Educate legislators on the value of primary care and encourage them to support expansion of a well-trained family medicine workforce. Preparation is key to becoming an effective advocate. Use these tips and resources to get ready.

Key Issues and Legislation

Questions?

Get informed and get involved. Contact Hope Wittenberg, STFM Director of Government Relations, to let us know how we can advocate for you and to find out how you can be an advocate for your profession.

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Email: stfmoffice@stfm.org 

 

Deadlines

September 9: Call for proposals for the STFM Annual Spring Conference closes

September 9: Call for applications for the STFM Program Assessment Chair closes

September 13: Call for applications for the Task Force to Develop Guidelines for Protected Non-Clinical Time for Faculty closes 

September 13: Call for applications for Work Group Leaders for URM Initiative closes

September 15: Last day to submit curriculum for the National Clerkship Curriculum

September 17: Deadline to apply for the Advocacy Scholarship for New Faculty

October 1: Applications due for STFM/MEDICC Trip to Cuba