Key Initiatives

Preceptor Expansion Initiative

Building Better Clinical Training Experiences: A Learning Collaborative

Call for Applications for A Pilot Project

Deadline for applications is February 22, 2019

STFM is accepting applications for three learning collaborative pilot projects, designed to increase the pool of community-based preceptors and the quality of training at ambulatory sites.

Family medicine departments, in collaboration with other specialties and professions, will pilot student onboarding resources and processes and/or pilot standardized preceptor onboarding and engagement resources. Resources and processes for each project will be provided by STFM, along with survey and evaluation tools.

Applications will be accepted from departments of family medicine or departments that administer family medicine clerkships. Preference will be given to departments with at least 2 two collaborators (i.e. other specialties or professions).

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This project is funded by the American Board of Family Medicine Foundation.

Pilot Timeline

2019

  • January 3: Call for applications opens
  • January 25, 1–2 pm EST or 4–5 pm EST: Q&A Webinar for potential applicants
  • February 2, 7:30 am: Q&A Breakfast Table for potential applicants at the Conference on Medical Student Education
  • February 22: Call for applications closes
  • Mid March: Pilot sites announced
  • April 2: Introductory webinar (required) and projects begin
  • October 24-25: Learning Collaborative meeting in Kansas City (required)
  • Ongoing 2019-2020: Site visits by evaluation team/tactic team

2020

  • September: Pilot projects complete
  • October: Post measurement data due

Contact Us

11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway

Leawood, KS 66211

800.274.7928

Email: stfmoffice@stfm.org 

 

Events

January 25, 2019—Q&A Webinar for the "Building Better Clinical Training Experiences" pilot project

Jan 31-Feb 03, 2019—Conference on Medical Student Education

Apr 27-May 1, 2019Annual Spring Conference

 

 

Deadlines

January 26: Deadline to submit applications for CERA Program Directors Survey

February 15: Deadline to apply for the STFM Medical Editing Fellowship

February 22: Applications are due for the Building Better Clinical Training Experiences pilot project

March 15: Last day for submissions to the Annual Poetry and Prose Contest