Health Systems Initiative

Family Medicine Leaders During COVID

Case Studies: Family Medicine Leading During COVID

Family physicians are uniquely qualified to be in leadership positions in health systems. The following case studies highlight how family medicine individuals and teams provided leadership during the COVID pandemic, helping health systems meet their commitments to communities.


Share Your Leadership Story

STFM is in the midst of an initiative to position academic family medicine in health systemsWe are looking for stories/case studies that showcase the impact family medicine leaders (at all levels) had/are having on health systems during COVID. We're especially interested in stories where leadership went beyond family medicine departments and potentially led to health systems' leaders placing a higher value on or changing their thinking about family medicine. The goals are to:

  • Showcase family medicine's importance to health care systems, and why that requires an investment in teaching and scholarship
  • Help faculty improve their communication, advocacy, and leadership skills 


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