There are 18 members of the STFM Board.
Elected Board Members
- Immediate Past President
- Members at Large (3)
- Resident Representative
- Student Representative
Non-Elected Board Members
- Standing committee chairs (6)
- STFM Executive Director
- STFM Foundation President
The STFM Nominations Committee selects a slate of candidates for the elected positions, except for the resident and student representatives, who are elected at the AAFP National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Students.
Individuals are welcomed to self-nominate. A call for nominees is published each year in the STFM Messenger.
Contact Sandy Van Tuyl if you are interested in being considered for STFM Board service.
STFM standing committee members serve 2-year terms that are renewable for second terms. Positions are available on the following committees:
Committee members are expected to travel to attend approximately two in-person meetings per year; STFM covers travel expenses for those meetings. Conference calls are scheduled as needed.
Individuals are welcome to self-nominate. A call for nominees is published each year in the STFM Messenger.
As the need arises, STFM forms member task forces to tackle important projects. Watch the STFM Messenger for opportunities to serve.
STFM Collaboratives and Special Project Teams work on common interest projects on an ongoing basis. Each Collaborative and Special Project Team has it's own governance structure, with leaders who provide direction and inspiration. Collaborative leaders submit annual goals to the Board of Directors and communicate regularly with an STFM Board liaison.
To be considered for a leadership role in a Collaborative or Special Project Team, join and get involved.
As an association dedicated to scholarship, STFM accepts self-nominations on an ongoing basis for the following:
Family Medicine Editorial Board
The Family Medicine editor selects Family Medicine Editorial Board members. Contact Traci Brazelton.
Family Medicine Reviewer
Visit the reviewer center and create an account. You will be asked to identify your areas of interest/expertise which the editors of Family Medicine will use to match reviewers with appropriate manuscripts.
PRiMER Editorial Board
The Peer-Reviewed Reports in Medical Education Research (PRiMER) editor selects PRiMER Editorial Board members. Contact Sam Grammer.
Family Medicine Reviewer
Fill out the PRiMER potential reviewer form. The information you provide will help the editors of PRiMER match reviewers with appropriate manuscripts.
Annual Spring Conference Reviewer
The STFM Program Committee welcomes assistance from members who wish to review the Annual Spring Conference submissions. Contact me
CERA is seeking experienced researchers to work with investigators to refine survey questions, help prepare manuscripts and abstracts, keep the survey team moving forward, and assist with data analysis. Learn more.
Members have an opportunity to serve in a variety of leadership roles for the following:
- Behavioral Science/Family Systems Educator Fellowship
- CERA Fellowship
- Emerging Leaders Fellowship
- STFM Medical Editing Fellowship
- Medical Student Educators Development Institute
- Residency Faculty Fundamentals Certificate Program
Watch for calls for applications in the STFM Messenger.
The Alliance for Clinical Education is a consortium of eight clerkship director groups that sponsor joint projects and represent those groups at the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).
Contact Emily Walters.
Center for the History of Family Medicine Representative
This liaison is represents STFM at the bi-annual Center meeting and coordinates activities pertinent to the documentation and promotion of STFM's history. Travel to the one in-person Curator's meeting is paid by STFM. This is a 3-year term.
Watch for an open call in the STFM Messenger.
This individual represents STFM at Wonca meetings. in the STFM Messenger. This is a 3-year position, appointed by the Board of Directors. Watch for an open call in the STFM Messenger.
Representative to the AAMC Council of Faculty and Academic Societies
The STFM CFAS Representative STFM priorities at CFAS and potentially other areas within the AAMC. This is a 3-year position, appointed by the Board of Directors. Watch for an open call in the STFM Messenger. Learn more (PDF)